Ho Chi Minh City-based VietStar Airlines is hoping to launch LCC operations this year, pending government approval. The carrier intends to begin operations with five leased Boeing 737-800s, according to VietStar Aero Engineering commercial director Trinh Quoc Cuong. The company plans to expand to up to 15 aircraft by 2020, Cuong said on the sidelines of Aviation Week’s MRO East Asia conference. Cuong said VietStar needs to gain government certification to begin operating ...

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