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Hanoi freezes Vietjet flight expansion after safety incidents

Vietnam probe of faulty and emergency landings comes ahead of busy Tet holiday

Budget airline Vietjet's fleet includes 60 Airbus A320 and A321 craft. (Photo provided by Vietjet)

HO CHI MINH CITY -- Vietnamese authorities have halted Vietjet Aviation's planned increase in flights following a series of aircraft safety incidents, putting the country's largest budget airline under supervision as the Tet holiday season nears.

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