Hundreds more Vietnamese citizens flown home from abroad

Update: August, 02/2020 - 17:16


Vietnamese citizens prepare to board a flight at Incheon International Airport in South Korea to return home. — VNA/VNS Photo 

HÀ NỘI — Nearly 280 Vietnamese citizens from 24 European and African countries were brought home on Sunday, with their flight landing at Vân Đồn International Airport in the northern province of Quảng Ninh.

The flight was arranged by Vietnamese and French authorities, and the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.

Also on Sunday, more than 230 Vietnamese citizens in Thailand were brought home on a flight organised by Vietnamese and Thai authorities and budget carrier Vietjet Air.

More flights are expected to be organised to repatriate overseas Vietnamese citizens in accordance with their wishes, the pandemic situation and quarantine capacity at home.

A total of 230 Vietnamese citizens were flown home from the Republic of Korea by a flight of budget carrier Vietjet Air on Saturday.

Right after landing at the airport, all passengers were given health check-ups and then sent to quarantine areas in accordance with current regulations. — VNS