CAAV orders drastic measures to prevent Omicron spreading

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has asked relevant agencies to apply drastic measures to control the spreading of Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2.

Accordingly, passengers who have gone through countries where Omicron was found are required to take rapid COVID-19 tests before boarding and after landing in Vietnam.

Areas for COVID-19 rapid testing will be set up in international airports with passengers covering the testing cost.

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam and Van Don International Airport were asked to work with relevant agencies on the procedure of handling passengers who are tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, while reviewing the passenger serving process in international airports to avoid congestion, especially in testing areas.

Airlines were asked to not to carry passengers who fail to meet requirements on COVID-19 testing in line with the regulations.

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