Passengers include minors under 18, the elderly, pregnant women, those with illness, workers with expired visas and labour contracts, students without accommodations, and those in extremely disadvantaged circumstances.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Japan dispatched staff to assist these people to finalize all required procedures before boarding the flight.
Strict security, safety and hygiene measures were enforced by the carrier during the flight to protect the passengers’ health and prevent COVID-19 transmission.
Upon arrival at Cam Ranh International Airport, all passengers and crew members were given health check and quarantined in line with regulations.
Vietnamese authorities and overseas missions are set to arrange more such flights to bring more Vietnamese citizens home due the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, depending on their need and quarantine capacity at home.