Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng has approved the first phase of the Long Thành international airport in the southern province of Đồng Nai.
Aviation stocks were the stand out on Tuesday following news of the development of a coronavirus vaccine.
Forty largest companies by market capitalisation posted a 15 per cent annual decline in total pre-tax profit after nine months.
The Government Office has asked the Ministry of Transport to consider a proposal by Ninh Thuận Province to use a military airport also for commercial purposes.
Shares ended on a negative note on Thursday due to profit-taking pressure dumping a series of large-cap stocks.