Saigon Oct, 17.- It is the 1st Caravelle plane used by Air Vietnam to link Saigon Hongkong.
MS Stewardesses of the Air Vietnam Saigon Hongkong Line
CU The French made jet transport plane Caravelle used by Air Vietnam for the Saigon Hongkong Line is inaugurated today by the Minister of Public Works Mr Tran Ngoc Oanh at Saigon airport
CU The hostesses of Air Vietnam new line
CU Minister of Public Works, Mr Tran Ngoc Oanh get into the Caravelle
many CU High vietnamese personalities ladies and officers of the VN Army get into the plane
MS Other guests are also invited
MS Mr Pham Thai, minister of Information is at the inauguration too
MS pan??? - the new Air Vietnam Caravelle comes to the airfield
CU Saigon airport
CU Other views of the Saigon airfield
CU the enlarging of Saigon airport is being constructed to meet the growing up of the air activities of Saigon airport.
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Background: Saigon Oct, 17.- It is the 1st Caravelle plane used by Air Vietnam to link Saigon Hongkong. Formerly, passengers has been transported by Air Vietnam DC-6B plane. This Caravelle is the 1st of that kind to submit Air Vietnam into jet age. Also the airport and runway of Saigon has been enlarged to received jet planes crisscrossing South East Asia area. Since 1961, the airport of Saigon improving continuously of its new jet runway and airport building, also its system of Control Tower, its center of regional control (CCR) and its very high frequency radio rank. Vietnam government reserved to the Public Works a budget of many million of piastres and US dollars from American aid to improve the facilities of the airport.