VIETNAM: First privately-owned airline for Vietnam

The Vietnamese government has licensed the country’s first privately owned airline, Vietjet. The new carrier says initially it will operate domestic routes between Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Danang next year and is aiming to eventually offer flights to Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangkok. It joins the country’s three state-owned airlines: Vietnam Airlines, Pacific […]


The Vietnamese government has licensed the country’s first privately owned airline, Vietjet.

The new carrier says initially it will operate domestic routes between Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Danang next year and is aiming to eventually offer flights to Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangkok. It joins the country’s three state-owned airlines: Vietnam Airlines, Pacific Airlines and Vasco.