Viet Nam : 50th Anniversary of ICAO


Issue date: 07/12/1994



50th Anniversary logo and Boeing 737 in flight from Vietnam Airlines.


50th Anniversary logo and Airbus A320‑200 from Vietnam Airlines on ground.

Official First Day Cover.

The cachet depicts an old Buddhist temple and the aircraft could possibly be a Boeing 737-300. In the cachet, NGÀY PHÁT HÀNH ĐU TIÊN means First Day Issue.

In the cancel, KỲ NIM 50 NĂM THÀNH LP T CHC HÀNG KHÔNG DÂN DNG QUC T means 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Background: Vietnam Airlines (in Vietnamese: Hăng Hàng không Quc gia Vit Nam) is the flag carrier of Viet Nam. Founded in 1956 under the name Vietnam Civil Aviation, the airline was established as a state-owned enterprise in April 1989. Vietnam Airlines is headquartered in Long Bien District, Hanoi, with hubs at Noi Bai International Airport and Tan Son Nhat International Airport.