Nguyen Tien Quynh, a resident in Go Vap District who originally bought a ticket from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi with a departure time at 5:00 pm on July 11, said she had to wait until 8:30 pm to be able to board the plane. … [Read more...] about Delayed, canceled flights plague Vietnam’s major airports as runway upgrades underway
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Hanoi (VNA) – Nearly 165 flights of the national carrier Vietnam Airlines have been affected by an incident involving an aircraft of budget airliner Vietjet Air that forced Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City to temporarily close down in the afternoon of June 14. Earlier, flight VJ322 of Vietjet Air skidded off the runway when landing at Tan Son Nhat at noon June 14. All passengers and crew members were safe. The airline said rainy weather was the cause. After the incident, the airport had to shut down temporary for some hours to deal with the aftermath, affecting many flights./. … [Read more...] about Hundreds of flights affected by incident involving Vietjet Air plane in Tan Son Nhat airport
Hanoi (VNA) - HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport reopened runway 25L/07R on the morning of June 15 after closing it for more than 20 hours to handle the incident in which a Vietjet Air plane skidded off the runaway. Following the incident, the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) decided on June 14 to reopen another runaway at the airport, the 25R/07L which had previously been closed for upgrading. It was closed again at 9am on June 15. Flight VJ322 arrived at Tan Son Nhat from Phu Quoc Island off Vietnam’s southern coast and slid out of runway 25L/07R onto the grass upon landing amid a heavy downpour at noon on June 14. All passengers and crew were safe. The two pilots of the flight, both foreigners, have been grounded and their licences temporarily seized. The six flight attendants on the flight have also been suspended. The CAAV has set up an inspection team to investigate the incident, decode the black box of the Airbus A321neo aircraft, and … [Read more...] about Tan Son Nhat runway reopens after Vietjet incident
Within 15 years, from 1997 to 2012, nearly 244 cubic meters of sand were lost from the Red River bed. The amount of sand taken away in Hanoi alone was three times more than the amount of alluvium reaching Son Tay at times. The bottom of the river has dropped and landslides have begun occurring on the river banks. … [Read more...] about Will the sand in the Red River be depleted in 100 years?
Under provincial authorities’ guidelines on planting orchards on sloping land, farmers in Mai Sơn District have focused on developing mango trees in Cò Nòi, Nà Bó, Hát, Lót and Chiềng Mung communes for three years. … [Read more...] about Sơn La mangoes exported to US, Canada and Australia