The passengers onboard the flight include the elderly, pregnant women, the sick, stranded tourists, workers with expired contracts, in addition to apprentices and students who are currently without accommodation.
The Vietnamese Embassy also dispatched staff members in an effort to support citizens with the process at the airport.
As a means of preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus, disease prevention measures were conducted throughout the flight.
In addition, the flight crew and all passengers were also given heath examinations upon arriving at Tan Son Nhat International Airport and then immediately being sent to a concentrated quarantine area in line with regulations.
Under direction from Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, domestic authorities and Vietnamese overseas representative offices are making plans to bring home more Vietnamese nationals based on their needs and the nation’s current quarantine capacity.