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    Saigon Oct, 17.- It is the 1st Caravelle plane used by Air Vietnam to link Saigon Hongkong.

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    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.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3MS5DYEPHUKT1SY2MDRX3A75O
    Media URN:
    VLVA3MS5DYEPHUKT1SY2MDRX3A75O
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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