The CAAV said that the collaboration is necessary for both sides to respond to accidents on Vietnam-RoK routes. Experience exchanges through the cooperation will help improve the investigation capacity of both sides.
Regarding air accident investigation cooperation, Vietnam has joined cooperative frameworks in the ASEAN bloc, between ASEAN and China and with France.
Ten airlines of Vietnam and the RoK run flights between the two countries. Air Busan, Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jin Air, Jeju Air, Korean Air and Tway Air operate 168 one-way flights per week from Incheon, Busan and Dacgu to Vietnam’s Hanoi, Khanh Hoa, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang.
Meanwhile, Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air and Jetstar Pacific operate 76 one-way flights per week to Busan and Incheon.
In the first eight months of the year, carriers of both sides transported more than 3.16 million passengers, up 19.8 percent from the same time last year.