Vietnam Airlines conducts three flights to take Chinese citizens home

by NDO16 February 2020 Last updated at 17:35 PM

An aircraft of Vietnam Airlines.
An aircraft of Vietnam Airlines. - The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines conducted three flights on February 15 to take Chinese citizens home in accordance with their wish, according to the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry.

Among the three flights, two departed from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to Guangzhou, and the remaining one from Nha Trang to Chengdu.

While conducting the flights, Vietnam Airlines applied strict protection, inspection and quarantine measures to ensure security, sanitary and epidemiological safety, and health for both passengers and crew members.

Vietnam will actively consider granting licence to China’s planes to fly to Vietnam to bring Chinese citizens home according to request.

* On February 15, in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, the Honda Vietnam Co. Ltd. launched a programme to join hands with the community in preventing and combating the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).

The programme is taking place over 45 days, from now until the end of March, during which employees and volunteers of Honda Vietnam will present 300,000 masks on antibacterial cloth to thousands of workers in 15 key industrial parks in Can Tho, Da Nang, Hai Phong, Thai Nguyen, Vinh Phuc, Bac Ninh, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

At the same time, Honda staff and volunteers will raise awareness among the workers on Covid-19 symptoms and infection risks, as well as on how to correctly wear and take off masks, based on the official information source of the Ministry of Health related to the Covid-19 situation in Vietnam.

* In an effort to prevent and combat Covid-19, Vietnam’s new carrier Bamboo Airways is implementing a policy of supporting the transportation of medical equipment for partners and passengers on its domestic routes, via the forms of cargo priority and freight charge support.

The policy applies to batches of goods which have full invoices and certificates of transportation for humanitarian purposes or charitable activities.


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