The low-cost carrier, Bamboo Airways on April 20 successfully operated a technical flight from HCMC to the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau, making preparation for the opening of the Hanoi-Ca Mau route.
Mr. Duong Cong Minh, Chairman of Sacombank's Board of Directors, informed that the bank has now handled and recovered VND2.6 trillion (US$113.44 million) out of VND3.2 trillion ($139.85 million) of loans from FLC Group, and FLC will repay the remaining loan within a month.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has held an urgent meeting with key leaders of Bamboo Airways to assess risks and ensure absolute flight safety after this carrier’s Chairman Trinh Van Quyet had been temporarily detained on the charge of stock market manipulation.
After Trinh Van Quyet, Chairman of the Board of Directors of FLC Group, was arrested and detained, many experts said that although stocks in the "ecosystem" of FLC attracted many investors, because of its rather small scale, it cannot affect the stock market in particular, as well as the economy in general.
The second special flight of Bamboo Airways repatriated 300 Vietnamese citizens from Warsaw Airport, Poland to Noi Bai International Airport in the capital city of Hanoi at 6:40 a.m. this morning after a long journey of nearly 12 hours in the air.
The Vietnam Aviation Business Association (VABA) estimates that in the year 2020, domestic airlines bore a loss of more than VND 18,000 bn, a sharp decrease of about VND 100,000 bn in revenue compared to 2019.
The People’s Committee of Thanh Hoa Province yesterday issued a plan of receiving residents of Thanh Hoa who are living, studying, working and trapping in Ho Chi Minh City and the Southern provinces and cities having demand of coming back to their hometown amid the current complicated Covid-19 pandemic situation in the city.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and Vietnam Air Services Company (VASCO) have reviewed and confirmed that all of their foreign pilots do not hold Pakistani passport or certificates and licenses issued by Pakistani authorities.
The Ministry of Transport agreed on the need for Bamboo Airways, a subsidiary of FLC Group, to increase its fleet to 30 aircraft by 2023 after considering opinions of relevant parties at a meeting on June 21.
Vietnam’s newest carrier Bamboo Airways will open commercial air routes from the northern port city of Hai Phong to the central coastal city of Quy Nhon, the southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City, and the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho from May 10 with one round-trip flight per day for each route.