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Embraer’ E190-E2 TechShark tours Vietnam - key to enhance domestic & regional connectivity

The Embraer E190-E2 has concluded a three-day tour for representatives of Vietnam’s aviation community covering stops in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Côn Đảo, where the jet demonstrated its fuel-efficiency, minimal noise emissions and short runway performance. The E190-E2 is an immediate option to serve regional airports, including those with shortened and lighter runways currently...

New International Gulfstream sales representative for Vietnam - Sun Air

Gulfstream Aerospace has appointed Sun Air LLC —the Hanoi, Vietnam-based luxury business aviation service company — as the authorized international sales representative (ISR) for Gulfstream business aircraft sales activities in Vietnam. Under the agreement, Sun Air, a company member of Sun Group Corp., will be responsible for promoting and supporting Gulfstream with customers a...

Vietjet took delivery of its first wide-body aircraft of A330

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of its first flight on Christmas Day, Vietjet welcomed its first wide-body aircraft of A330 to its world’s most modern and lively fleet, getting the airline ready for global flight network expansion and new passenger service experiences. The Airbus A330-300 aircraft, registered as VN-A811 with a soft and iridescent golden silk strip livery, land...

Vietravel Airlines & BAA Training Vietnam sign a long-term partnership agreement

BAA Training Vietnam and Vietravel Airlines have recently signed a long-term partnership agreement to actively consolidate reliable and fruitful ties seeking to create value for both organizations. BAA Training has committed to the startup airline Vietravel, controlled by Vietnam’s leading tour operator Vietravel, to provide wet and dry Airbus A320 full-flight simulator l...

First in the Market with UPRT Certification - BAA Training Vietnam

BAA Training Vietnam is the first ATO in Vietnam to acquire Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) certification. BAA Training continues with its expansion in aviation training capacity and training range after the company’s first year of successful operations in the market. BAA Training Vietnam has received the necessary certificates for UPRT training, aligned with Airbus A320 s...

Road to success - BAA Training Vietnam turns one

Success usually comes to those who put big efforts, take initiatives and make bold decisions. These ingredients are also the secret of success behind BAA Training Vietnam, the first and only independent aviation training provider in the country which celebrates its extraordinary first anniversary. 19 September, 2019, marked the official beginning of BAA Training Vietnam operations as the trai...

Vietnam Airlines to resume scheduled international flights

From September 18, 2020, Vietnam Airlines will resume one-way flights from Vietnam to Japan to serve the increasing needs of passengers wishing to work, study and stay in Japan. These are the first flights in Vietnam Airlines’ recovery plan. Vietnam Airlines and the competent authorities will continue to apply the most stringent pandemic prevention and control measures.   Accord...

Second A320 FFS for BAA Training Vietnam

BAA Training Vietnam expands their training equipment. A state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo full flight simulator has been assembled and approved by Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam to provide pilot training in Vietnam. A modern 3000-square-metre training centre opened doors in September of 2019 and with their first Airbus A320ceo full flight simulator started to provide p...

IATA Operational Safety Audit Certificate granted to Bamboo Airways

Bamboo Airways was added to the IOSA Registry. The IOSA Registration Certificate Awarding Ceremony was also officially held in January 2020, in Hanoi. ​The IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) Program is an internationally recognized and accepted evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an airline. IOSA registration is the most important prog...

BAA Training Vietnam to start 2020 with 90% of utilization

New aviation training centre in Vietnam, BAA Training Vietnam, looks back on results of the first quarter of operations as it is about to enter 2020 with 90% utilization of the first Airbus A320 full flight simulator. The branch of BAA Training has been established in Vietnam in 2018 as a response to growing pilot demand in Vietnam and the Asia-Pacific region. As the construction of mode...

World's Leading New Airport 2019 - Van Don International Airport in Vietnam

Van Don International Airport in northeast Vietnam has been named "World's Leading New Airport 2019" at the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA), which were held in Muscat, Oman. Van Don International Airport – the first private airport in Vietnam that boasts a strategic location in the north – is meant to connect Quang Ninh to other domestic province...

Vietjet orders A321XLR and signs Airbus training services agreement

Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has announced that it will add the A321XLR to its fleet, with a firm order for 15 aircraft and the conversion of five A321neo aircraft from its existing backlog. The announcement was made during a visit to Airbus headquarters in Toulouse by Vietjet President & CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, hosted by Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury. During the visit, the airline also sign...