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Bamboo Airways repatriate more than 200 Vietnamese citizens

Update: June, 17/2020 - 15:08


Bamboo Airways operated a special flight bringing more than 200 stranded Vietnamese in Kuwait, Egypt and Qatar back home to Việt Nam. — Photo Bamboo Airways

HÀ NỘI — More than 200 Vietnamese citizens have arrived home after being repatriated from Kuwait, Egypt and Qatar.

They touched down at Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport in HCM City on Tuesday and were all immediately taken into quarantine.

They were transported home onboard a specially arranged Bamboo Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flight.

According to Bamboo Airways, 272 people were on the flight, all strictly complying with health regulations to ensure safety for all passengers.

Meanwhile, Bamboo Airways have increased the amount of domestic flights that have reopened to almost 90 per cent of their routes before the COVID-19 pandemic.

It is also waiting for the greenlight to begin international flights, and re-establish routes with South Korea, Taiwan (China), the Czech Republic.

Bamboo is also looking at developing new routes within East Asia, Europe and America.

The airline is also aiming for 30 per cent market share by the end of the year, increasing the amount of flights on a number of domestic routes connecting Hà Nội/HCM City/Đà Nẵng with  Nha Trang, Phú Quốc, Quy Nhơn, Đà Lạt, Buôn Ma Thuột, Pleiku, Hà Phong, Thanh Hóa, Quy Nhơn and Vinh.

Bamboo Airways has always strictly complied with stringent regulations to ensure maximum health safety for passengers and crew. — VNS

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