No new airlines in Vietnam until aviation market recovers, says ministry

  • Vietnam
  • Thursday, 14 May 2020

Grounded planes at Noi Bai International Airport. Vietnam would temporarily halt consideration for new airlines until the aviation market has recovered. — VNA/VNS

HANOI (Vietnam News/ANN): Vietnam will temporarily halt the consideration of new airlines until the aviation market has recovered from the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The.

The ministry said the virus caused the global aviation market to collapse and Việt Nam’s was no exception, which saw considerable drops due to restrictions in travel with all international and most domestic flights suspended in March and April to prevent the spread of the virus.

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