Carrying over 100 passengers, the flight coded VN417 uses Airbus A350 aircraft.

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Tight disease prevention and control measures have been applied, with passengers having to submit negative COVID-19 results by real time RT–PCR method within three days before the departure. All people on board are set to have their health checked and be quarantined upon arrival in line with regulations.

The resumption of flights received warm welcome from Vietnamese citizens in the RoK as well as Korean people, particularly businessmen and investors.

Vietnam Airlines is working to resume international flights in line with Government directions and approvals from foreign authorities. Resumption has already been seen on its routes between Vietnam and Japan and the Republic of Korea, with China, Taiwan (China), Laos and Cambodia expected to follow shortly.

Meanwhile, the RoK Government announced on September 24 that air routes between Incheon and Vietnam’s Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City will be reopened this month, with two flights a week. Accordingly, the Korean Air scheduled its launch of the first flight to Ho Chi Minh City on September 25 and to Hanoi on September 29.

Source: VNA