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Society

Upgraded runways in Tân Sơn Nhất, Nội Bài int’l airports put into use

Tân Sơn Nhất and Nội Bài are the two largest and most important airports of Việt Nam. They have been overloaded for many years causing visible cracks, deformation and subsidence of the asphalt surfaces, and only last year, with the pandemic putting a halt to most international flights did the authorities decide to take advantage of the downtime to do the repairs and upgrades.

Society

Emergency landing saves ill passenger

A plane on the way from Hà Nội to Đà Lạt City had to make an emergency landing at Đà Nẵng International Airport as a male passenger fainted at 10,000m in the air.

Economy

Airports corp mishandled $280m

The Government Inspectorate (GI) recently issued a report on wrongdoings at the State-owned Airports Corporation of Việt Nam (ACV) involving VNĐ6.3 trillion (US$280.3 million) and 7.2ha of land.