Articles Tagged ‘Vietnam Airlines’

Vietnam's international visitors up 23% for first nine months of 2018; commercial aviation market quadruples in size over past 10 years

Vietnam’s international visitors up 23% for first nine months of 2018; commercial aviation market quadruples in size over past 10 years

Schedules state that 121.07 million seats will be flown to/from Vietnamese airports during 2018, up 9.9% versus 2017, and four times as many when compared to the nation’s aviation market in 2008. Jonathan Ford looks into the recent growth, highlighting the domination of LCCs and the South Korean boom.

Ryanair announces Exeter as its latest UK destination

Ryanair announces Exeter as its latest UK destination

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, along with Ryanair’s announcement, Blue Islands announced record passenger numbers in S18, British Airways celebrates 20 years of flying to Denver, while Sarasota Airport commissions a fantastic cake to celebrate the opening of its new control tower. More news also from Vietnam Airlines and Aeroflot.

Airbus and Boeing match Q1 2017 delivery results in Q1 2018; Boeing has major lead over European rival; Singapore Airlines takes first 787-10

Airbus and Boeing match Q1 2017 delivery results in Q1 2018; Boeing has major lead over European rival; Singapore Airlines takes first 787-10

In March, Airbus and Boeing delivered 147 aircraft combined, up from the 136 units distributed in the same month of 2017. As a result of this productivity surge, both have matched the results of Q1 2017 during Q1 2018, an outcome generated due to a productivity slowdown in February of 13%. 


Wide-body aircraft on short- and medium-haul routes; Japan is leading market in 2018, ANA and JAL top airline rankings

Wide-body aircraft on short- and medium-haul routes; Japan is leading market in 2018, ANA and JAL top airline rankings

Wide-body aircraft are typically linked with long-haul services. In recent years this has included new low-cost routes, but some carriers choose to deploy twin-aisle types on shorter sectors. Nick Preston reveals the leading airlines, airports and country markets for short- and medium-haul wide-body flights in S18.

Vietnam Airlines mulling US flights for 2019; 10% growth expected for 2018; anna.aero travels to Hanoi to meet the airline's EVP Le Hong Ha

Vietnam Airlines mulling US flights for 2019; 10% growth expected for 2018; anna.aero travels to Hanoi to meet the airline’s EVP Le Hong Ha

Vietnam Airlines tells anna.aero that it expects to carry around 21.5 million passengers this year, with the airline planning for 10% growth in 2018. The SkyTeam member also tells anna.aero about its initial plans to serve the US market in 2019, and its current thoughts about its next potential fleet order. 

Jetstar Pacific Airlines carrying five million passengers a year; anna.aero travels to Ho Chi Minh City to meet airline's COO Leslie Stephens

Jetstar Pacific Airlines carrying five million passengers a year; anna.aero travels to Ho Chi Minh City to meet airline’s COO Leslie Stephens

Jetstar Pacific Airlines is expecting to carry 14%-15% more passengers this year when compared to 2016, which is in-line with the current growth being seen in Vietnam’s aviation market. To find out more about the LCC, anna.aero travelled to Ho Chi Minh City to meet the airline’s COO Leslie Stephens. 


A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range

A350 focus: Qatar is the largest operator and Hong Kong has the most departing seats; sectors vary from intra-regional to ultra-long range

The A350 family is Airbus’ latest generation and most efficient long-haul, twin-engine, wide-body product, designed to compete with Boeing’s 787 and challenge the 777 family. From 2016 to 2017 the number of seats available on A350-operated flights more than trebled. We take a look at how the A350 has been deployed since entering service in […]

Warsaw-Hanoi is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 220,000 searches; Vietnam Airlines' next European operation??

Warsaw-Hanoi is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 220,000 searches; Vietnam Airlines’ next European operation??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months over 220,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Warsaw and Hanoi ‒ but the route is unserved!? Having not started a route to Europe since 2015 when it began flying to London Heathrow (switching from London Gatwick), will […]

Zhengzhou is China's fastest-growing airport over 12 million passengers; handled 20.76 million in 2016; nine new carriers for S17

Zhengzhou is China’s fastest-growing airport over 12 million passengers; handled 20.76 million in 2016; nine new carriers for S17

Zhengzhou Airport saw passenger traffic increase by 20% last year, making it the fastest-growing airport in China handling over 12 million annual passengers. Having welcomed nine new airlines in the past year, we decided to take a closer look behind the growth at the airport serving China’s 16th largest city.   


Amsterdam-Ho Chi Minh City is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" ‒ over 530,000 searches; Vietnam Airlines' fifth European destination??

Amsterdam-Ho Chi Minh City is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ over 530,000 searches; Vietnam Airlines’ fifth European destination??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 530,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Amsterdam and Ho Chi Minh City ‒ but the route is unserved!? Already serving Frankfurt, London Heathrow, Moscow Domodedovo and Paris CDG, will the Dutch hub become Vietnam Airlines’ fifth destination in […]

Oslo Airport outdoes its opposition to win the Part I of Arch of Triumph Public Vote; Now it's S17 launches – Part II

Oslo Airport outdoes its opposition to win the Part I of Arch of Triumph Public Vote; Now it’s S17 launches – Part II

Nearly 600 votes were cast to determine who the world thinks performed the best FTWA to mark the start of S17 ‒ with Oslo Gardermoen’s firefighters coming out on top. Europe’s fire stations still reign supreme, as the Norwegian airport becomes the region’s tenth straight winner in the Public Votes.

Vietnam Airlines starts second service to Sydney

Vietnam Airlines starts second service to Sydney

Vietnam Airlines links Hanoi and Sydney three times weekly with 787-9s.