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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
Amendments  

15 Mar 2018

Bamboo Airways still intends to start operations, with A.321 aircraft [updated]

09 Jun 2017

Batik Air Vietnam is a planned passenger charter carrier based at Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International (SGN) [added]

06 Apr 2016

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

Air Mekong (i)  last update: 2017

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2003*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Mekong was formed in 1998 & intended to commence domestic passenger flights using IL-114 aircraft
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air Mekong (ii)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2010 - 2013
Airline Code : P8 : MKG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Mekong was established in 2009. Started operations on 09Oct2010 & ceased on 01Mar2013
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air Saigon   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1971* - 1971*
Airline Code : -- : SGA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air Speed Up   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2008* - 2008
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Speed Up >Indochina Airlines
Comments : Indochina Airlines was originally licensed in May2008 as Air Speed Up. First flight on 25Nov2008 & ceased on 25Nov2009
Aircraft : Nil at this time

AZI   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Bamboo Airways  added: 2017 + last update: 15Mar2018

Status : Planned

Dates :

2018 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Bamboo Airways is a planned scheduled carrier out of Hanoi Noibai International (HAN). The carrier still intends to start operations, with A.321 aircraft
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Batik Air Vietnam  added: 2017 + last update: 03Jan2018

Status : Unsure if still planned

Dates :

(2017)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Batik Air Vietnam is a planned passenger charter carrier based at Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International (SGN)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

CIC (Compagnie Internationale de Transports Civils Aeriens)  last update: 16Feb2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1964 - 1974
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : CIC was the operating company that flew regular services between Saigon and Hanoi, Vientiane (Laos) and Pnom-Penh (Cambodia) on behalf of the Commission Internationale de Controle set up by the 1954 Geneva conference following the partitioning of Vietnam into North and South regions < Aircraft utilised: Boeing 307 >
Aircraft : Nil at this time

CITCA (Compagnie Internationale de Transports Civil Aeriens)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1964* - 1965*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Globaltrans Air   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2015)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Globaltrans Air will offer charter services using Beech King Air 200s
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Hai Au Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Hai Au Aviation officially launched the seaplane service for tourism in Tuan Chau, Ha Long on 09Sep2014
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Indochina Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2009
Airline Code : VP : VJC
Genealogy : Air Speed Up >Indochina Airlines
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Jetstar Pacific  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2008 - date
Airline Code : BL : PIC
Genealogy : Pacific Airlines >Jetstar Pacific
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Pacific Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1991 - 2008
Airline Code : BL : PIC
Genealogy : Pacific Airlines >Jetstar Pacific
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Phu Quoc Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2008* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Phu Quoc Air >Mekong Air
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

SkyViet Aviation  last update: 2017

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : VASCO (Vietnam Air Service Company) intended to be rebranded as SkyViet Aviation in 2016. Did not happen
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Trai Thien Air Cargo   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2011*)
Airline Code : -- : TTG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Trai Thien Air Cargo was established on 11Jun2008 by Ho Chi Minh Planning and Investment Authority
Aircraft : Nil at this time

VASCO (Vietnam Air Service Company)   

Status : Active

Dates :

1987 - date
Airline Code : OV : VFC
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Vector Aviation   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

VietJet  last update: 14Dec2017

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2010*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : VietJet >VietJet AirAsia >VietJetAir
Comments : [VietJetAir was founded in 2007 as Vietjet. Budget carrier AirAsia announced in Feb2010 that it planned to purchase a 30% stake in the airline through a joint venture agreement, the carrier later rescinded its plans, citing "a failure to obtain Vietnamese regulatory approvals. Taken over by AirAsia & renamed prior to start of operations on 25Dec2011]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

VietJet AirAsia  last update: 14Dec2017

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2010)
Airline Code : -- : VJC
Genealogy : VietJet >VietJet AirAsia >VietJetAir
Comments : [VietJetAir was founded in 2007 as Vietjet. Budget carrier AirAsia announced in Feb2010 that it planned to purchase a 30% stake in the airline through a joint venture agreement, the carrier later rescinded its plans, citing "a failure to obtain Vietnamese regulatory approvals. Taken over by AirAsia & renamed prior to start of operations on 25Dec2011]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

VietJetAir  last update: 14Dec2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2011 - date
Airline Code : VJ : VJC
Genealogy : VietJet >VietJet AirAsia >VietJetAir
Comments : VietJetAir was founded in 2007 as Vietjet. Budget carrier AirAsia announced in Feb2010 that it planned to purchase a 30% stake in the airline through a joint venture agreement, the carrier later rescinded its plans, citing "a failure to obtain Vietnamese regulatory approvals. Taken over by AirAsia & renamed prior to start of operations on 25Dec2011
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Vietnam Air Service   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Vietnam Air Service was a subsidiary of Vietnam Airlines operating charters
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Vietnam Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1989 - date
Airline Code : VN : HVN
Genealogy : Vietnam Civil Aviation >Hang Khong Vietnam >Vietnam Airlines
Comments : Vietnam Airlines was founded in Jan1956 under the name Vietnam Civil Aviation, by the North Vietnamese government. It started operations on 30Jun1956. The airline was then established as a state-owned enterprise in Apr1989, Hang Khong Vietnam (General Department of Civil Aviation in Vietnam). After the North South war was finished, Air Vietnam merged in
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Vietnam Airlines Express   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Vietnam Airlines Express was formed in Mar2003
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Vietstar Airlines  last update: 13Mar2018

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : VSM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Vietstar Airlines is the economic unit of Vietnam Air Defence – Airforce, Ministry of Defence. It was formed on 27Apr2010. ( domestic and international tourist and private flights. Aerial work services, including leisure, emergency and rescue flights and geological surveys will also be offered) < Aircraft utilised: A320 | A321 | B.737 | B.737-300F >
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Vina AirAsia   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2007)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
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