More Vietnamese citizens overseas brought home

(VOVWORLD) - Nearly 280 Vietnamese citizens from 24 European and African countries were brought home on Sunday, with their flight landing at Van Don International Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
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The flight was arranged by Vietnamese and French authorities, and the national flag carrier  Vietnam Airlines .

On Sunday, a total of 230 Vietnamese citizens were flown home from the Republic of Korea by a flight of budget carrier Vietjet Air on August 1.

Passengers include children aged under 18, the elderly, pregnant women, those with illness, workers with expired visas and labour contracts, students without accommodations, and those in extremely disadvantaged circumstances.

The Embassy of Vietnam in the RoK sent its staff to assist these people to complete all required procedures before boarding the flight.

Strict security, safety and hygiene measures were enforced by the carrier during the flight to protect the passengers’ health and prevent COVID-19 transmission.

Upon arrival at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport, all passengers and crew members were given health check and quarantined in line with regulations.

Vietnamese authorities and overseas missions plan to arrange more flights to fly more Vietnamese citizens home, depending on their need and quarantine capacity at home.

More than 230 Vietnamese citizens in Thailand were brought home on Sunday on a flight conducted by VIetjet.