The United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expected to grant a Category 1 rating to Vietnam soon, allowing its airlines to fly to the US and codeshare with US carriers, according to the Strait Times.
Aviation infrastructure still cannot catch up with the pace of the development of airlines.
Dubai’s Emirates airline has announced a promotional program with discount tickets on flights running through November 2017.
Passengers on a Vietnam Airlines flight bound for the south-central Vietnamese province of Khanh Hoa were frightened as the aircraft repeatedly had failed landing attempts due to foul weather on December 14.
Over 38,000 flights operated by Vietnam-based carriers were delayed or canceled in the first 11 months of 2016, according to a recent report by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).