Vietnam taxi giant Vinasun expands fleet to take on Uber, Grab

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Vinasun, the biggest taxi company in Vietnam, is set to launch a fleet of 500-700 luxury cars exclusively through its ride-hailing mobile app in an effort to compete with popular services Grab and Uber, local media reported.

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Goals set for VN transport

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Goals set for VN transport

Supporting domestic airline firms and taking advantage of membership of the ASEAN Single Aviation Market to launch more international routes in the block and run direct flight routes from Việt Nam to the United States by the national carrier Vietnam Airlines are targeted as the major goals of the transport sector’s international co-operation activities during 2016-20.

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SKYTRAX gives VNA four-star certification

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SKYTRAX gives VNA four-star certification

Vietnam Airlines was certified as a four-Star Airline by Skytrax, the international air transport rating organization, at the World Airline Awards at the Farnborough International Airshow 2016 in the UK on July 12.

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Gov’t urged to ease airport clogs

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Gov’t urged to ease airport clogs

HCM City Party Committee Secretary Đinh La Thăng has called for the Government to immediately address the problem of congestion at Tân Sơn Nhất, Việt Nam’s largest airport.

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Vietnam Airlines faces hurdles in launching rebranded offshoot

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Vietnam Airlines faces hurdles in launching rebranded offshoot

SkyViet, which was restructured from Vietnam Airlines' short-haul carrier Vasco, may have to wait for a while before it can start flying due to new questions about the legitimacy of the restructuring process.

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ACV seeks to increase airport service fee

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ACV seeks to increase airport service fee

Airport Corporation of Vietnam has just requested permission from the Ministry of Transport to raise service fees at domestic airports.

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Boats on West Lake to be inspected

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Boats on West Lake to be inspected

Hà Nội will set up an inter-sector team to inspect the business operations and the safety of boats and floating houses on West Lake by next month, Vũ Văn Viện, the city’s Transport Department director said.

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Turkish Airlines opens Hanoi, HCMC routes

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Turkish Airlines opens Hanoi, HCMC routes

Turkish Airlines opened Istanbul - Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City - Istanbul flights on July 27, with five flights a week.

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Two high quality trains for Saigon- Nha Trang route to operate

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Two high quality trains for Saigon- Nha Trang route to operate

Hanoi Transport Company yesterday announced that it would open additional two high quality rapid trains for Saigon- Nha Trang HNT7/HNT8 route on this summer after Ghenh Bridge reopens.
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Himalayan mountain porters, ‘world’s strongest people’

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Himalayan mountain porters, ‘world’s strongest people’

Himalayan porters have been dubbed ‘the world’s strongest people’ after wowing tourists with their incredible endurance, will, and optimism.

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Thai seeks 10-airline pact to add routes, counter low-cost group

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Thai seeks 10-airline pact to add routes, counter low-cost group

Thai Airways International Pcl is seeking an alliance with as many as 10 other Asian carriers in order to add destinations and counter a similar move grouping together several of its low-cost rivals.

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Da Nang dismisses officials following fatal tourist boat sinking

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Da Nang dismisses officials following fatal tourist boat sinking

Leaders of Da Nang have instructed the city transport department to dismiss responsible officials after three tourists died when a boat sank in Han River on June 4.

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First direct air route linking HCM City, NZ opens

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First direct air route linking HCM City, NZ opens

Air New Zealand on June 5 opened a direct air route between New Zealand and HCM City.

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Tourist boat safety scrutinised

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Tourist boat safety scrutinised

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has urged a rapid investigation into the tourist boat on the Han River in Danang City and a thorough check-up on the operation of tourist boats nation-wide.

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Vietnam taxis told to see Uber as driver for change

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Vietnam taxis told to see Uber as driver for change

While Vietnam’s traditional taxi firms have been lamenting unfair competition from tech-based rivals Uber and Grab, experts are advising they use the opportunity to focus on identifying areas for self-improvement to win back customers.

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