Air Mekong received its Air Operator’s Certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) on 08-Oct-2010, ahead of launching operations on 09-Oct-2010 (Bernama/Alternative Airlines, 11-Oct-2010). The start-up launched operations with Hanoi-Phu Quoc and Ho Chi Minh City-Phu Quoc services. It also plans to launch services from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao, Buon Me Thuot and Pleiku.
Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam: “The Vietnamese aviation market is dramatically developing. The aviation demand, especially for domestic flights, will increase considerably in the next few years. The introduction of Air Mekong is essential to meeting market demand, diversifying aviation services and increasing competitiveness,” Dinh Viet Thang, Deputy Director. Source: Bernama, 11-Oct-2010.