Vietnam Gains Top FAA Rating; Carriers Now Eligible to Serve U.S.

Credit: Rob Finlayson
AUCKLAND—FAA has assigned Vietnam’s civil aviation authority a Category 1 safety rating, opening the way for the country’s carriers to begin service to the U.S. Gaining an FAA rating has been a long-term goal of Vietnamese regulators and airlines. Countries must be in Category 1 under FAA’s...
Adrian Schofield

Adrian is a senior air transport editor for Aviation Week, based in New Zealand. He covers commercial aviation in the Asia-Pacific region.

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