Three officials suspended in HCMC airport power outage

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Three officials suspended in HCMC airport power outage

Three officials who are considered responsible for the unprecedented power outage that hit Vietnam’s largest airport last Thursday, affecting 92 flights, have been suspended for investigation, according to the Vietnam Flight Management Corporation (VFMC).

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No compensation for airlines affected by blackout at Vietnam’s largest airport: watchdog

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No compensation for airlines affected by blackout at Vietnam’s largest airport: watchdog

The company that manages air traffic within the Ho Chi Minh City flight information region (FIR) is not obliged to compensate airlines affected by the power outage at the city’s Tan Son Nhat airport last week, the head of Vietnam’s aviation watchdog asserted Sunday.

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Technical failure at Tan Son Nhat Airport “very serious”: officials

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Technical failure at Tan Son Nhat Airport “very serious”: officials

VietNamNet Bridge - The incident at the Ho Chi Minh City Area Control Centre (AACC Ho Chi Minh) at Tan Son Nhat Airport on Nov. 20 was an extremely serious technical failure that has never occurred in the history of the Vietnamese aviation history, an official said at a press conference on November 21.

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Power failure causes near-miss involving military plane

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Power failure causes near-miss involving military plane

A sudden power failure at the Vietnam Civil Aviation Authority control tower in HCM City caused a near-miss between a military and a civilian plane.

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UPS failure behind blackout at Vietnam airport: official

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UPS failure behind blackout at Vietnam airport: official

The unprecedented power outage that hit Vietnam’s largest airport on Thursday took place because the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems that power the Ho Chi Minh City Area Control Center (ACC) went offline, the head of the country’s aviation watchdog said Friday.

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Power cut posed a threat to air traffic

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago 2 related news

The power outage at the Ho Chi Minh City Area Control Centre (AACC Ho Chi Minh) at Tan Son Nhat Airport on Thursday was an extremely serious technical failure that had never occurred in the country, head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV) Lai Xuan Thanh said yesterday.

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Seriousness of technical failure at southern airport

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VOV News English 2 day(s) ago 2 related news

The incident at the Ho Chi Minh City Area Control Centre (AACC Ho Chi Minh) at Tan Son Nhat Airport on Nov. 20 is an extremely serious technical failure that has never occurred before in the history of the Vietnamese aviation history, an official affirmed at a press conference on November 21.

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Official emphasizes seriousness of technical failure at southern airport

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago 2 related news

The incident at the Ho Chi Minh City Area Control Centre (AACC Ho Chi Minh) at Tan Son Nhat Airport on Nov. 20 is an extremely serious technical failure that has never occurred before in the history of the Vietnamese aviation history, an official affirmed at a press conference on November 21.

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Two suspended following radar blackout at Vietnam airport

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Two suspended following radar blackout at Vietnam airport

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) suspended two people from the Ho Chi Minh City Area Control Center (ACC) on Thursday for investigation after a power outage at Tan Son Nhat International Airport disrupted at least 54 flights.

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Vietnam’s VietJet pilots suspended after landing on wrong runway

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Vietnam’s VietJet pilots suspended after landing on wrong runway

Two pilots for the low-cost Vietnamese airline VietJet Air have been suspended after they landed on the wrong end of the runway at an airport in the coastal province of Khanh Hoa a week ago, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) said Thursday.

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Viet Nam agrees air services, military support with Finland

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang and Finnish Minister of Economic Affairs Jan Vapaavuori signed an air services agreement yesterday to allow civil aviation companies from both sides to enjoy the right to operate in each others air space during Jan Vapaavuori's two-day official visit to Viet Nam.

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New air route links City to Ha Noi

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Aviation authorities from Viet Nam, Laos and Cambodia had agreed to launch a straight air route from HCM City to Ha Noi over Lao and Cambodian airspace from June 2015 onwards, according to Head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV) Lai Xuan Thanh.

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Aviation officials quote contradictory statistics on Vietnam’s largest airport capacity

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Aviation officials quote contradictory statistics on Vietnam’s largest airport capacity

As two Vietnamese aviation officials kept citing statistics to back a headline-grabbing megaproject to build a new airport in southern Vietnam to hopefully ease pressure on Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, the figures they released on Thursday just contradict each other.

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Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 6 related news

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

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HCM City-Hanoi straight air route to commence next June

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

The aviation authorities of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia agreed to launch a straight air route from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi over Lao and Cambodian airspace from June 2015 onwards, according to Head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) Lai Xuan Thanh.

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