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Vietnam still unsure about time for airport repairs; one-month delay possible

Tuesday, April 07, 2015, 17:42 GMT+7
Vietnam still unsure about time for airport repairs; one-month delay possible

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam could delay the plan to upgrade the taxiway and apron at the country’s biggest airport by one month under a tentative proposal apparently issued under pressure from local airlines.

The country’s aviation watchdog is working with the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) to “agree upon a suitable time to reduce the use of the taxiway CHC 25L/07R” at Tan Son Nhat International Airport to serve the upgrade, the CAAV said in a press release late Tuesday.

“The upgrade is expected to run from May 10 to July 25,” the announcement reads.

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