Van Don Airport in Halong Bay starts operation

Van Don Airport in Halong Bay starts coming into operation from 30December 2018. This is the first privately owned airport in Vietnam. The airport is planned for Vietnam domestic flights and international flights which faciliate travel to Halong Bay, a world-famed tourist attraction in Vietnam.

Torrential Rains and Floods in Central Vietnam in December 2018

The new spell of northerly winds started having its effects in the Central Region of Vietnam from 7December2018. The northerly winds met with the southeasterly winds on high altitudes caused unusually heavy rains from Thanh Hoa to Binh Dinh with rainfalls between 300-400mm and up to over 800-900mm in some places (Cam Le, Ba Na, Binh Phu, Thang Binh... in Quang Nam and Da Nang). Floods are rampant throughout the region; Dong Ha (Quang Tri), Da Nang and Quang Nam are to suffer the worst.

Vietnam Weather in November 2018

In North Vietnam, November is autumn. November 2018 the North of Vietnam experienced the first week with wet weather conditions. Then, it was mostly sunny throughout the month. There was a new spell of winter monsoon to the North in the third week of November. The temperatures were 16-29oC in the lowlands and 14-26oC in the mountains.

Jeju Air Starts Direct Flights: Daegu (South Korea) - Da Nang (Vietnam)

South Korea biggest low cost Korea announces to start operating direct flights between Daegu (South Korea) - Da Nang (Vietnam) with 7 flights per week from 22Dec2018. There have been huge demands for Vietnam holidays in South Korea and Da Nang has been extremely popular a destination. In 2017, Da Nang received 1.3 million South Korean visitors. The city in the Central Region of Vietnam is famed for the blue sea and the stretch of white sand of several kilometers.

Toragi, Tropical Storm No.8 which hits Vietnam in 2018

17November2018 The tropical depression has strengthened to be typhoon.

  • 18:00 the typhoon is 240km east of Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan Provinces packing sustained winds of 65-70kph. The projected path in the next 24 hours is wsw. Heavy rains may be found in South Central Coast, the Central Highlands and in South Vietnam.

A New Air Firm in Vietnam: Bamboo Airways

Bamboo Airways is licensed to operate flights in Vietnam on 12November2018. The new air carrier has a plan to operate 100 flight routes connecting different tourist destinations in Vietnam and between Vietnam and overseas travel destinations. In the initial phase, the flight routes are Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi - Dong Hoi, Hanoi - Quy Nhon, Ho Chi Minh City - Quy Nhon, Ho Chi Minh City - Van Don.

Vietnam Weather in October 2018

In North Vietnam, October is autumn. In October 2018 there were successive spells of winter monsoon at the beginning of the month and in the middle of the month which made the temperatures drop sharply. There were rains which accompanied the monsoons for 2-4 days each time. For most of the month the North has enjoyed sunny weather, breezy and chilly. The temperatures in the Northeast were from 12-27oC, in the Northwest 15-28oC, and 16-29 in the Red River Delta and the surrounding regions.

Vietnam Weather in September 2018

In North Vietnam, September is autumn in North Vietnam during which there are possible typhoons and tropical depressions. There are chances that it rains a few days during the time of a tropical storms or tropical depressions.

Super Typhoon (Mangkhut), Tropical Storm No. 6 in Vietnam in 2018

13-September-2018: Mangkhut is 830km east south-east of Luzon (The Philippines). The Super Typhoon carries sustained winds of 200-230km/h and is heading west northwest. The question where Mangkhut is making landfall remains unclear for now.

Qatar Airways to Launch Direct Flights Doha (Qatar) - Da Nang (Vietnam)

Qatar Airways is to launch direct flights between Doha (Qatar) - Da Nang (Vietnam) from December 2018. The air carrier, who has been successful in operating direct flights between Doha - Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Doha - Hanoi (Vietnam), would like to expand the operation to Da Nang, a beach city in the Central Region of Vietnam.

Typhoon No.5 in Vietnam in 2018 (Barijat)

11Sept2018: Tropical depression is strengthening to be a tropical storm, a typhoon - Barijat, the 5th tropical storm which hits Vietnam in 2018. At the same time, another already formed typhoon Mangkhut in the northwest of the Pacific Ocean is to strengthen to be a Super Typhoon which may barrel towards the North of the East Vietnam Sea in the next 4 days.