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Southern Laos to Tackle Plastic Waste with Refill Not Landfill Campaign

Refill not landfill with southern Laos bottle

The Refill not Landfill campaign hopes to solve the problem of single-use plastic waste in southern Laos.

Lao Airlines Renews Global Safety Standard Certification

Lao Airlines IATA

National flag carrier Lao Airlines has passed an audit and renewed registration from the IATA International Air Transport Association Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).

48 Hours in Shanghai

Long a link between the east and the west, dynamic Shanghai embraces the past while building the future.

Flying Colors

A Lao Airlines Retrospective

Lao Airlines celebrates its 30th anniversary this year as a state enterprise.

Sabaidee Japan!

Mr. Fumiyasu Sakata, from Japan, is a special advisor on Lao Airlines’ internationalization project. Recently, we were able to sit down with him to learn more about his work and what this project means for the airline.

Passengers Plus: 2nd Terminal In Plans for Wattay International Airport in Laos’ Capital Vientiane

Vientiane's Wattay International Airport in 2018 (Hazama Ando Corporation)

Increasing passenger numbers via Vientiane’s Wattay Airport as Laos pushes plans for a second terminal forward in capital.

Safety First: Lao Airlines Flight to Shanghai Heads Back to Vientiane’s Wattay Airport For Brake Check

Lao Airlines QV865 from Vientiane to Shghai Returns To Wattay Airport on March 10, 2019.

Mechanical investigations have followed after a brake system warning led to a Lao Airlines flight from the capital to China’s city of Shanghai returning to Vientiane’s Wattay International Airport Sunday.
The aircraft conducted loops above the Nam Ngum Reservoir to burn up fuel before attempting its landing at Vientiane’s Wattay Airport, which it did safely, Aviation site Aerolaos reported.

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While rescue units had been readied, the 129 passengers and crew of the Airbus A320-214 were returned to their departure point at Wattay safely, with plans being made to reschedule flights amid disruption to passengers business and recreational travel plans.


For news on travel to and from Laos with Lao Airlines, follow the Laotian Times.

Lao Airlines Maintains International Safety Standards

Lao Airlines Maintains International Safety Standards

A signing ceremony was held yesterday at the Lao Airlines headquarters in Wattay between Mr Bounma Chanthavongsa, President of Lao Airlines, and Captain Ritzerwan Rashid, Executive Director of Avia Nautics.

Captain Rashid’s company will act as consultant for Lao Airlines in extending the Enhanced IATA Operational Safety Audit Program (E-IOSA), an internationally recognized and accepted evaluation system designed to assess the operational management and control systems of an airline.

Lao Airlines maintains strict air safety standards, ensuring the highest levels for each aircraft and guaranteeing passenger safety.

The airline has continually achieved the IATA International Air Transport Association (IATA) global safety and security standards every year since 2015.

Lao Airlines IATA Meeting