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Vietnam is a country located on the eastern coast of the Indochinese Peninsula. Vietnam is bordered on the north by China, on the west by Laos and Cambodia, and on the south and east by the South China Sea. Hanoi is the capital, and Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) is the largest city
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June 16, 2017 Bamboo Airways is a planned scheduled carrier out of Hanoi Noibai International (HAN) [added]
June 9, 2017 Batik Air Vietnam is a planned passenger charter carrier based at Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International (SGN) [added]

April 6, 2016

VASCO (Vietnam Air Service Company) intends to rebrand as SkyViet Aviation [added] in 2016

Airline Status Operating Dates

Air Mekong  updated

Not started (2003*)

^ Comments : Air Mekong was formed in 1998 & intended to commence domestic passenger flights using IL-114 aircraft

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Air Mekong   

Inactive 2010 - 2013

^ Comments : Air Mekong was established in 2009. Started operations on 09Oct2010 & ceased on 01Mar2013

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Air Saigon   

Inactive 1971* - 1971*

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Air Speed Up   

Renamed 2008* - 2008

^ Comments : Indochina Airlines was originally licensed in May2008 as Air Speed Up. First flight on 25Nov2008 & ceased on 25Nov2009

^ Genealogy : Air Speed Up >Indochina Airlines

AZI   

Unconfirmed (****)

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Bamboo Airways  added

Planned 2017 >

^ Comments : Bamboo Airways is a planned scheduled carrier out of Hanoi Noibai International (HAN)

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Batik Air Vietnam  added

Planned 2017 >

^ Comments : Batik Air Vietnam is a planned passenger charter carrier based at Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International (SGN)

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CIC (Compagnie Internationale de Transports Civils Aeriens)   

Inactive 1964* - 1974

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CITCA (Compagnie Internationale de Transports Civil Aeriens)   

Unsure 1964* - 1965*

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Globaltrans Air   

Not started (2015)

^ Comments : Globaltrans Air will offer charter services using Beech King Air 200s

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Hai Au Aviation   

Active 2014 - date

^ Comments : Hai Au Aviation officially launched the seaplane service for tourism in Tuan Chau, Ha Long on 09Sep2014

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Indochina Airlines   

Inactive 2008 - 2009

^ Comments : Indochina Airlines was originally licensed in May2008 as Air Speed Up. It was the first operational private airline based in Vietnam First flight on 25Nov2008 & ceased on 25Nov2009

^ Genealogy : Air Speed Up >Indochina Airlines

Jetstar Pacific  updated

Active 2008 - date

^ Comments : Pacific Airlines was founded in Dec1990 & commenced operations on 15Apr1991. First airline to be formed in Vietnam after law changes. International charter cargo providing daily scheduled services between Vietnam and Taiwan. Renamed to JetStar Pacific on 23May2008

^ Genealogy : Pacific Airlines >Jetstar Pacific

Pacific Airlines  updated

Renamed 1991 - 2008

^ Comments : Pacific Airlines was founded in Dec1990 & commenced operations on 15Apr1991. First airline to be formed in Vietnam after law changes. International charter cargo providing daily scheduled services between Vietnam and Taiwan. Renamed to JetStar Pacific on 23May2008

^ Genealogy : Pacific Airlines >Jetstar Pacific

Phu Quoc Air   

Renamed 2008* - 2008*

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^ Genealogy : Phu Quoc Air >Mekong Air

SkyViet Aviation  updated

Not started (2016)

^ Comments : VASCO (Vietnam Air Service Company) intended to be rebranded as SkyViet Aviation in 2016. Did not happen

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Trai Thien Air Cargo   

Not started (2011*)

^ Comments : Trai Thien Air Cargo was established on 11Jun2008 by Ho Chi Minh Planning and Investment Authority

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VASCO (Vietnam Air Service Company)   

Active 1987 - date

^ Comments : VASCO was founded by government directive in 1987. VASCO (Vietnam Air Service Company) intended to rebrand as SkyViet Aviation in 2016 but it did not happen

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Vector Aviation   

Not started (2012)

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VietJet   

Not started (2010*)

^ Comments : VietJetAir was founded in 2007 as Vietjet. Taken over by AirAsia & renamed prior to start on 25Dec2011

^ Genealogy : VietJet >VietJet AirAsia >VietJetAir

VietJet AirAsia   

Not started (2010)

^ Comments : VietJetAir was founded in 2007 as Vietjet. Taken over by AirAsia & renamed prior to start on 25Dec2011

^ Genealogy : VietJet >VietJet AirAsia >VietJetAir

VietJetAir   

Active 2011 - date

^ Comments : VietJetAir was founded in 2007 as Vietjet. Taken over by AirAsia & renamed prior to start on 25Dec2011. Operations started 14Dec2012

^ Genealogy : VietJet >VietJet AirAsia >VietJetAir

Vietnam Air Service   

Unsure 2003* - 2004*

^ Comments : Vietnam Air Service was a subsidiary of Vietnam Airlines operating charters

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Vietnam Airlines   

Active 1989 - date

^ Comments : Vietnam Airlines was founded in 1956 & operations started on 30Jun1956 as Hang Khong Vietnam (North Vietnam)

^ Genealogy : Hang Khong Vietnam >Vietnam Airlines

Vietnam Airlines Express   

Unsure 2003* - 2004*

^ Comments : Vietnam Airlines Express was formed in Mar2003

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Vietstar Airlines   

Active 2012 - date

^ Comments : Vietstar Airlines is the economic unit of Vietnam Air Defence – Airforce, Ministry of Defence

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Vina AirAsia   

Not started (2007)

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