All of the passengers were required to be in good health and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This is in addition to testing negative for COVID-19 through RT-PCR or RT-LAMP tests 72 hours before departure.
They were all eligible for entry and will now undergo a period of isolation in line with the Health Ministry’s regulations on vaccine passport pilot.
Upon their arrival in the country, the passengers were immediately transported to a local hotel where they will be in concentrated quarantine for seven days.
At present, Van Don International Airport has successfully welcomed three flights carrying a total of 943 passengers under the pilot COVID-19 vaccine passport scheme approved by the Government.
This comes after two planes from Japan and the United States both landed at the airport on September 4 and September 12, respectively, under the pilot programme.