Established in 2011, Hai Au Aviation is a member of the Thien Minh Group - a leading travel and hospitality group in Southeast Asia. Hai Au Aviation is proud to be the pioneer in commercial seaplane service in Vietnam, bringing a fresh and unique travel and sightseeing experience to Vietnam’s most beautiful destinations.
Fresh and unique travel and sightseeing experience of Vietnam's travel
With the first commercial flight from Noi Bai International Airport to Halong bay launched on September 2014, Hai Au Aviation has been offering daily schedule flights to the UNESCO World Heritage site Halong bay as well as sightseeing flights around the bay. In addition, Hai Au Aviation offers charter flights to selected destinations in Vietnam, providing a private and high-end experience customers. As the pioneer in seaplanes and general aviation in Vietnam, Hai Au Aviation has served over 15,000 customers from 42 countries, and operated over 1,000 flights bringing breath-taking sightseeing experiences across Vietnam’s most beautiful landscapes, including Halong, Trang An, etc.
With the focus on outstanding service level, Hai Au Aviation takes pride in being consistently rated 5-star on TripAdvisor – The world’s largest travel review site. Our seaplane service is highly praised by not only passengers but also renowned Newspapers such as Forbes, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, Petite Futé and TripReporter as “The best way to visit Halong”, “A new way to travel”.
Hai Au Aviation has served over 15,000 customers from 42 countries
The Cessna Grand Caravan 208B - EX
Hai Au Aviation owns and operates three Cessna Grand Caravan 208B – EX amphibian aircrafts. Released in 2014, this aircraft model is considered the safest single engine aircraft in the world, manufactured by the Textron Group (USA), with pontoons assembled by Wipaire Company, Minnesot
Perfectly designed for sightseeing activity
With 12 elegant seats located next to the large-size windows, you will be able to fully absorb scenery outside without obstacles. The flight is low-attitude at 150 meters above sea level, which elevates the sightseeing experience even further. Moreover, once in Halong bay, passengers will experience the exhilarating thrill of water landings and taking offs.
Hai Au Aviation follows the strict maintenance standards of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, as well as in compliance with relevant international standards. Our facilities and equipment are qualified; we also receive technical supports from the manufacturers and other approved maintenance organizations.
Professional trained and experienced team
In every flight, there are one captain and one co-pilots. Due to the small size of the aircraft, there is no cabin crew.
Hai Au Aviation always ensures fully certified and qualified flight crew who are able to operate under IFR (Instrument Flight Rules). Our captains have at least 2,000 successful flight hours each and have experiences for flying in Canada, Africa, Australia, Vietnam. All first officers are fully-trained, qualified and have accumulated at least 500 flight hours on type.
Interaction between flight crew and customers
Thanks to the nature of our product, the pilots are also your tour guides whilst on board. We treat customers like friends and family members, love to accompany you through this amazing seaplane experience and ensure your safety as well as enjoyment at all times. At Hai Au Aviation, we believe your journey should be just as much fun as your destination.
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WHY FLY WITH HAI AU AVIATION
• The only seaplane service in Vietnam
• Once-in-a-lifetime experience
• You can charter your own private plane!
• Brand new Cessna Caravan aircrafts
• International safety standards with experienced flight crew