Vietnamese Embassy in the US, Singapore coordinate to bring stranded citizens home

Update: 18:00 | 12/08/2020
Over 340 Vietnamese citizens from states around the US were flown home safely on August 11.
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Over 340 Vietnamese citizens from states around the US were flown home safely on August 11. (Photo: VNA)

The flight was arranged by Vietnamese agencies, the Vietnamese Embassy in the US, US authorities, and national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.

The Vietnamese Embassy sent members of staff to the airport to provide support.

Disease prevention measures were carried out during the flight. Upon landing at Van Don Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh, all passengers and crew were given health checks and quarantined in line with regulations.

Later on August 12, more than 240 Vietnamese citizens were brought home on a flight of budget carrier Vietjet Air.

The flight was arranged by Vietnamese authorities, the Embassy of Vietnam in Singapore and the carrier, together with competent agencies of Singapore.

The passengers included children under 18, the elderly, the ill and those who in extremely disadvantaged circumstances. The Vietnamese Embassy also sent its staff to the airport to assist them with boarding procedures.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, disease prevention measures were carried out during the flight. Upon landing at Can Tho International Airport in the Mekong Delta city of the same name, the flight crew and all passengers were given heath examinations 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 needs and quarantine capacity at home.

Vietnamese representative offices in Taiwan (China), Singapore made efforts to bring stranded citizens home

Vietnamese representative offices in Taiwan (China), Singapore made efforts to bring stranded citizens home

Authorities of Vietnam and Taiwan (China), the Vietnam Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei and budget carrier Vietjet worked together to carry 230 Vietnamese citizens ...

Hundreds more Vietnamese citizens flown home from abroad on August 2

Hundreds more Vietnamese citizens flown home from abroad on August 2

Nearly 280 Vietnamese citizens from 24 European and African countries were brought home on August 2, with their flight landing at Van Don International Airport ...

230 Vietnamese citizens stranded due to COVID-19 brought home from RoK

230 Vietnamese citizens stranded due to COVID-19 brought home from RoK

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.

(Source: VNA)