Vietnam resumes flights to 20 countries, territories


VOV.VN - Vietnam has now resumed air routes to 20 countries and territories worldwide, according to the Ministry of Transport.

Vietnam resumes regular commercial flights to 20 countries and territories.
Vietnam resumes regular commercial flights to 20 countries and territories.

Starting from February 22 the country has moved to restore regular international air routes with Cambodia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Laos, Taiwan, Hong Kong (China), France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, and the United States.

Compared to the pre-pandemic period, Vietnam has yet to operate flights to Brunei, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Macao, Finland, Italy, and Switzerland.

Currently, airlines run a total of 370 regular international flights per week, equivalent to 53 flights per day, a figure which is about 10% compared to the pre-pandemic time.

The latest resumption of flights will follow the directions and requirements set by all countries involved. Passengers are required to seriously comply with regulations on pandemic prevention and entry-exit procedures.

All arrivals must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test result, using the gold-standard PCR method, within 72 hours prior to entry.

Entrants who have been fully vaccinated or who have recovered from COVID-19 must not make any direct contact with others and they are not permitted to leave their places of residence or designated accommodation, such as hotels, motels, resorts, offices, dormitories, or guest houses, during the first three days of their visit.