Tag: Vietnam

BAA Training Vietnam Introduces Second A320 FFS

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training Vietnam, a brand new aviation training centre located in Ho Chi Minh, announces expanding their training equipment. A state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo full flight simulator has been assembled and approved by Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) to provide pilot training in Vietnam. A modern 3000-square-metre training centre opened doors in September of 2019 […]

Bamboo Airways Considers Ordering Boeing 777X Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute As the African proverb says, however long the night, the dawn will break. However long the Boeing crisis, something positive will finally break, for example, for the 777X program. Vietnamese start-up Bamboo Airways confirmed being in talks with Boeing on 12 of its newest widebody twinjets 777X, FlightGlobal reports. This is one of the most […]

Pilot Shortage Issue Opens Up New Possibilities for Locals in Asia

Reading Time: 5 minutes That which promises a bright future for wannabe pilots will conversely prove be a headache for local airlines. In other words, when one loses, the other wins. Rapidly increasing pilot demand in the Asia-Pacific region has opened the window for aspiring airline pilots. Global air traffic is set to double in the next two decades […]

100th Aircraft to Vietnam Airlines Fleet: It is Boeing 787-10

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam Airlines has received the third Boeing 787-10 which at the same time marked the delivery of the 100th aircraft to the fleet of the carrier. The airline expressed its great satisfaction with the operational efficiency of the two first Boeing 787-10 planes which performed over 140 flights with approximately 83,000 passengers on the Hanoi […]

New Aviation Training Centre in Vietnam is Ready to Train Pilots

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training Vietnam, brand new aviation training centre, announces being officially ready for training, as the training centre receives Approved Training Organization (ATO) status and the first Airbus A320 full flight simulator is fully assembled and approved by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam. BAA Training Vietnam as a branch of BAA Training, one of […]

Another Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Fly for Vietnam Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam Airlines has welcomed another Boeing 787 aircraft to its fleet, although the first one of the 787-10 variant. The first 787-10 out of eight on order was delivered via Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The aircraft powered by General Electric GExn engines will be used on the busiest airline’s routes, Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh […]

Bamboo Airways Orders 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and Bamboo Airways today confirmed an order for 10 787-9 Dreamliners valued at $3 billion according to list prices. The order for the super-efficient and longest-range member of the Dreamliner family was unveiled during a signing ceremony in Hanoi, witnessed by U.S. President Donald Trump and General Secretary and President of Vietnam Nguyen Phu […]

Vietjet Commits to 100 New Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vietjet and the airplane manufacturer Boeing Company officially inked a major deal for the airline to purchase 100 new 737 MAX airplanes worth US$12.7 billion, according to the manufacturer’s list prices. Vietjet President and CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao and Boeing Commercial Airplanes President & CEO Kevin McAllister jointly signed the aircraft-purchasing deal, which was […]

Vietnam Carriers Allowed to Fly to the United States

Reading Time: < 1 minute The FAA of the US Department of Transportation announced that Vietnam has been granted a Category 1 rating under the agency’s International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) program, which means that the Vietnam’s civil aviation authority complies with International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards for personnel licensing, operations, and airworthiness. With the Category 1 rating, Vietnamese air carriers […]

Bamboo Airways Finally Launches Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bamboo Airways, the newest Vietnamese carrier, finally completed its long-delayed maiden flight on 16 January, 2019. The airline has become the fifth airline in Vietnam which will compete with such airlines as Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific, VietJet, and Vietnam Air Services Co. Chairman of FLC Group, Trinh Van Quyet, revealed that the airline has “a clear […]