The flight was arranged by relevant Vietnamese agencies, the Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore, budget airline Vietjet Air and relevant agencies of the host country.
Passengers on board the repatriation flight were elderly people, pregnant women, sick individuals, minors under 18, guest workers with expired visas and labour contracts, and holidaymakers, among others.
Vietjet Air strictly implemented security, safety and epidemiology measures during the flight, in order to protect the passengers’ health and prevent the spread of the virus.
After landing at Can Tho International Airport, all the passengers and crew members underwent medical check-ups and were transferred to quarantine facilities in line with regulations on COVID-19 prevention and control.
Under the Prime Minister’s instructions, Vietnamese agencies, Vietnamese representative agencies abroad and domestic airlines will continue to conduct flights to bring overseas Vietnamese citizens back to Vietnam.