Vietnam Airlines, in coordination with the
Vietnamese Steering Committee for COVID19 Prevention and Control
and the Vietnam Embassy in Japan, has flown home nearly 300
The repatriated Vietnamese included the
disadvantaged, pregnant women, and some workers and students whose
work and study permits expired.
The outgoing flight was used to transport
medical supplies and equipment to Japan to help with their efforts
to combat COVID19.
Upon landing in Vietnam, the passengers
received a health examination and went into quarantine as per the
The airline also conducted pre-boarding temperature
and health checks of every passenger who were also required to wear face masks
during the flight.
All members of the flight crew were equipped
with complete medical protective gear.