Vietnam successfully repatriates more than 310 citizens from RoK

VOV.VN - Vietnam Airlines on July 26 conducted a special flight, bringing home more than 310 Vietnamese citizens stranded in the Republic of Korea due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vietnamese citizens line up for boarding the aircraft
The flight was arranged by relevant Vietnamese agencies, the Vietnamese Embassy in the RoK and relevant agencies of the host country, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  

Passengers on board the repatriation flight were elderly people, minors under 18, pregnant women, sick people with underlying illnesses, guest workers with expired labour contracts, students who had completed the academic year, and holidaymakers, among others.

Vietnam Airlines 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 Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, all the passengers and crew members underwent medical check-ups and were transferred to quarantine facilities according to 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.