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Commercial flights at Vân Đồn Airport to be resumed in May

Update: April, 23/2020 - 16:08

 

The flight bringing 298 Vietnamese people back home from overseas landed on Wednesday at Vân Đồn Airport. - VNA/VNS Photo

 

 

QUẢNG NINH - Vân Đồn International Airport in the northern province of Quảng Ninh announced on Wednesday that commercial flights at the airport could be resumed in early May.

Budget carrier Vietjet is scheduled to begin daily flights on the Vân Đồn-HCM City route from May 1.

Meanwhile, Vietnam Airlines will resume four weekly flights on this route from May 16, and Bamboo Airways plans to operate a daily flight from June 1.

Vietnam Airlines will also operate three flights on the Vân Đồn-Đà Nẵng route per week from May 16.

Also on Wednesday, the airport welcomed 298 Vietnamese passengers returning from abroad. All of them underwent medical check-ups and were put under quarantine in line with regulations.

Another flight carrying experts from South Korea and high-quality personnel of foreign companies based in Việt Nam also landed at Vân Đồn Airport the same day. They are returning to their businesses to resume production for domestic economic recovery after the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ends.

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the airport has been one of the few in the country to receive flights from pandemic-hit areas with over 5,300 passengers.  VNS

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