Hundreds of Vietnamese citizens from some countries in Europe and Africa have just been brought home on two repatriation flights which landed in Vietnam on July 24.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Vietnamese government has cooperated with the governments of 12 countries and the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines over the past two days to arrange the flights.The first flight transported nearly 270 people from Cuba and Germany who landed safely at the Van Don International Airport on Friday morning.
And the second flight also brought nearly 270 citizens from France and some African countries including Ivory Coast, Algeria, Morocco, Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Tanzania, and Guinea who landed at the Danang International Airport the same day.
The passengers included children aged below 18, the elderly, people with illness, workers with expired labor contracts, and tourists stranded due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Right after landing at the Vietnamese airports, all the passengers and the Vietnam Airlines flight crew members were given health check-ups and sent to quarantine in accordance with current regulations
This article was originally published in Dtinews