Vietnam spends $268 million upgrading airportsStaff Writer | July 3, 2017
Vietnam is pouring 6,050 billion Vietnamese dong ($268 million) into upgrading its major airports this year, state-owned Airports Corporation of Vietnam said.
Asia 21.2 million international and domestic passengers
Another 88 million U.S. dollars will be used to expand terminals of Phu Quoc international airport in southern Kien Giang province, so that it can serve 5 million passengers per year.
Vietnam's aviation industry transported 21.2 million international and domestic passengers in the first half of this year, seeing a year-on-year rise of 10 percent, according to the country's General Statistics Office.
In the six-month period, over 5.2 million foreign visitors came to Vietnam by air, up 33 percent. ■