Illegal Entrants In Vietnam Cause Covid Concern As Airlines Struggle

Illegal entrants into Vietnam are increasing the risk of community transmission of Covid-19. Vietnam have been a consistent success story in the fight against Covid-19 with just 1,321 cases so far recorded and just 35 fatalities. There have been no new cases of community transmission for more than two months with the greatest risk beingContinue reading “Illegal Entrants In Vietnam Cause Covid Concern As Airlines Struggle”

Covid Passport to Help Reopen Borders

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) have announced that they are in the final stages of development of the IATA Travel Pass designed to support the reopening of international borders. IATA have recognised that countries need to open their borders without the need for quarantine for travel to begin to recover. The Travel Pass isContinue reading “Covid Passport to Help Reopen Borders”

Major New International Airport Planned For Vietnam

The first phase of a new international airport close to Ho Chi Minh City has been approved by the Vietnamese Government and work will start in December. Long Thanh International Airport will be located 40km (25 miles) east of HCMC and is intended to serve up to 25 million passengers and 1.2 million tons ofContinue reading “Major New International Airport Planned For Vietnam”

100 Up And Still Going Strong

We published our 50 Not Out post one post early as we wanted it published at a certain time. This time, to celebrate 100 posts, we are a few late. But who is counting? At the start of these blog post we were in the middle of an unprecedented worldwide lockdown as the Covid-19 pandemicContinue reading “100 Up And Still Going Strong”

Travel Mood Survey

I am desperate to travel again but the prospect of travelling ion early 2021 seems remote at the moment, we have a trip booked in February 2021. Time to see what you think about travel. We will publish the results next week. Advertising and affiliate links help to support this site. We never tailor contentContinue reading “Travel Mood Survey”

How Busy Are Southeast Asia Skies?

We recently looked at the most significant routes throughout Southeast Asia for 2019. How has the pandemic affected the skies over the region? We have used data published by OAG in their most recent overview. November Figures Globally the number of available airline seats in November was more than 239 million, more than 47% lowerContinue reading “How Busy Are Southeast Asia Skies?”

Southeast Asia Flight Price Tracker November 2020

Travel to Southeast Asia is starting to look more promising for 2021 as Singapore and Thailand start to, tentatively, re-open their borders to travellers, generally from select countries. Last month we noticed that prices for a number of routes had started to creep up again, based on March 2021 flights. Prices in September had droppedContinue reading “Southeast Asia Flight Price Tracker November 2020”

Bamboo Airways to Launch Non-Stop Flights Between Vietnam and USA

Just 2 years after its launch, Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways has been granted a a Foreign Air Carrier Permit by the US Department of Transportation (DoT) to operate direct flights between Vietnam and cities in the United States. Bamboo Airways was recently voted Asia’s Leading Regional Airline at the World Travel Awards. World Travel Awards 2020Continue reading “Bamboo Airways to Launch Non-Stop Flights Between Vietnam and USA”