Competition in airline industry set to intensify Business

Competition in airline industry set to intensify

Increasing numbers of airlines and aircraft are putting serious pressure on Vietnam’s aviation infrastructure. As competition for market share and skilled labour intensifies, the Government must take measures to ensure a fair playground and long-term development, said industry experts and authorities.
Newest airline to take flights from July 2020 Business

Newest airline to take flights from July 2020

Vinpearl Air of the private conglomerate Vingroup will begin domestic and international flights from July 2020 with a fleet of six aircraft, according to Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) Dinh Viet Thang.
Thailand pilots new forestation plan World

Thailand pilots new forestation plan

The Royal Forest Department of Thailand is introducing a new forest plantation model that it says can cut costs while creating more green space.
Newest airline recruites 400 student pilots Society

Newest airline recruites 400 student pilots

VinAviation School of the private conglomerate Vingroup on August 16 announced it is looking to enroll 400 learners aged 18-35 for its first pilot class to meet growing demand for pilots both in the nation and in the world.
Bamboo Airways allowed to train aviation staff Business

Bamboo Airways allowed to train aviation staff

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam on August 13 granted local carrier Bamboo Airways an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) certificate, allowing it to train aviation staff, firstly flight attendants and technicians.
Campaign launched to collect belongings of Vietnamese, US veterans Society

Campaign launched to collect belongings of Vietnamese, US veterans

A campaign was launched in Hanoi on July 12 calling for donation of belongings and documents related to Vietnamese and US war veterans, as part of the activities to mark the 24th anniversary of the normalization of the Vietnam – US diplomatic relations (July 12, 1995 – 2019).
Vingroup to open aviation training facilities Society

Vingroup to open aviation training facilities

The private conglomerate Vingroup will work with the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy to establish its VinAviation School and Vinpearl Air Training Centre in Vietnam, with enrollment expected to open this August.
Dong Nai pilots programme to give pre-schoolers sex education Society

Dong Nai pilots programme to give pre-schoolers sex education

The People’s Committee of the southern province of Dong Nai on July 9 held a working session with the Institute of Researching Educational Sciences (IRES) on piloting a sex education programme for children from 3-5 years old to prevent sexual abuse against them.
Exhibition tells stories of peace Culture - Sports

Exhibition tells stories of peace

An exhibition themed “Diary of Peace” was opened at the Hoa Lo Prison relic site in Hanoi on July 2 to mark 20 years since the capital city was honoured the City for Peace by UNESCO.