Articles tagged “bamboo airways”

New Vietnamese Airline Bamboo Plans IPO in Early 2020

New Vietnamese Airline Bamboo Plans IPO in Early 2020

Nguyen Kieu Giang, Bloomberg

Like with other Southeast Asian markets, aviation is booming in Vietnam. But Bamboo Airways has entered a pretty crowded marketplace and will quickly need to establish itself if it is to thrive.

2 months ago

Pilot Shortage Threatens to Stifle Asia’s Tourism Boom

Pilot Shortage Threatens to Stifle Asia’s Tourism Boom

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Asian airlines are scrambling to build academies to train new pilots. But tourism economies are increasingly being hurt by the dearth of pilots. The industry needs to come together with better solutions to solve this looming labor crisis.

10 months ago

Vietnam Tour Operator Vietravel to Launch New Airline

Vietnam Tour Operator Vietravel to Launch New Airline

John Boudreau and Mai Ngoc Chau, Bloomberg

What? Another new airline in Vietnam? Bamboo Airways has barely taken to the skies when a major tour operator in the country decides we want to get in on this, too. Tourism is booming in Vietnam but that is never a guarantee for success in any sector.

11 months ago

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways to Start Its First Commercial Flights

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways to Start Its First Commercial Flights

Nguyen Kieu Giang, Bloomberg

Vietnam's aviation market is highly competitive with local and foreign airline competitors. Given the growth of the market, there just might be room for a new lost-cost entrant within a crowded field if it has something different to offer.

11 months ago

Bamboo Airways Is Set To Enter the Already Crowded Vietnam Market

Bamboo Airways Is Set To Enter the Already Crowded Vietnam Market

Nguyen Kieu Giang, Bloomberg

Vietnam is a fast-growing air market, but it probably doesn't need a new airline. It already has plenty of full-service and discount carriers. On the bright side, more options could bring lower fares for travelers.

1 year ago