Vietnam to bring more citizens home by August

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam is expected to conduct 50 more flights from now to the end of next month, to bring over 13,000 citizens home, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV). 
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Vietnam Airlines will operate four flights from Hanoi to the US.  Two flights landing at the San Francisco International Airport will take off on July 26 and August 18, the US Embassy in Vietnam announced on its Facebook page.

The other two flights will leave the Noi Bai International Airport for Houston on August 4 and for the Washington Dulles International Airport on August 10.

So far, the CAAV has coordinated with airlines to repatriate nearly 16,000 Vietnamese citizens from 50 countries and territories.

Earlier, the Ministry of Transport had proposed the resumption of commercial flights between Vietnam and certain countries in August. It suggested flights to priority areas, including Guangzhou of China, Seoul of South Korea, Tokyo of Japan, Chinese Taiwan, Vientiane of Laos, and Phnom Penh of Cambodia.