Việt Nam is looking to spend VNĐ400 trillion (US$17.65 billion) on upgrades to its airports from now until 2030, according to a proposal that the Ministry of Transport has submitted to the Government.
Hà Nội has allowed passengers to quarantine at home or their place of residence following concerns over its earlier seven-day concentrated quarantine requirement for those arriving from HCM City, regardless of their vaccination or recovery status.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed to the Ministry of Transport a plan to re-open domestic air routes with a pilot period of four weeks.
HCM City authorities are testing arrivals from three major airports in the north (Nội Bài in Hà Nội, Vân Đồn in Quảng Ninh Province and Cát Bi in the northern port city of Hải Phòng) as tens of thousands of passengers are returning after the Lunar New Year holiday.
All passengers must have their temperature checked before boarding, fill out a health declaration, and wear a face mask throughout the flight.