Vietnam’s international aviation market surpasses pre-Covid levels

THE international aviation market in Vietnam has fully recovered, slightly exceeding pre-Covid crisis levels, according to Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CV) director Dinh Viet Thang, reports Vietnam News Agency. At the recent Ministry of Transport’s mid-year conference, Mr Thang reported a three per cent market growth compared to 2019. Vietnamese airlines hold a 44 per cent market share in international passenger traffic, with an average seat utilization rate of over 77 per cent. For the...

DHL Express outsources B777F operations to Chinese airline

DHL Express will hand Central Airlines a pair of Boeing 777 freighter aircraft to operate on its behalf on routes from China. This will be the first time the global logistics integrator has partnered with a domestic Chinese airline to support its air cargo network, reports New York’s FreightWaves. DHL’s deployment of cargo jets to Central Airlines provides extra capacity for Chinese companies to reach global markets, especially e-commerce platforms that are heavily booking commercial aircraft...

Tanker Assesses Potential Red Sea Oil Spill After Houthi Attack

The Liberia-flagged oil tanker Chios Lion was assessing damage and investigating a potential oil spill after being attacked by Yemen’s Houthis in the Red Sea, according to the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Joint Maritime Information Center (JMIC), reports Reuters.

Oil spill incident

An unmanned watercraft inflicted minor damage to the Chios Lion‘s port side on Monday as part of a swarm of attacks by the Houthis on the vessel and another ship sailing approximately 100 nautical miles northwest of...

Join Our Newsletter
Enter your email to receive a weekly round-up of shipping news.