Vietnam Airlines Continues to Reduce Frequency of Domestic Flights

To further enhance preventive measures to curb the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as to comply with the requirements of the competent authorities, from 00:00 of the 30th of March until the end of the 15th of April, Vietnam Airlines will continue to reduce the frequency of domestic flights.

Specifically, Vietnam Airlines expects to operate one return flight per day between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City; between Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang/Phu Quoc. Other routes are temporarily suspended until further notice. The above flights are maintained to serve urgent travel needs.

The flight schedule during this period will be monitored and adjusted flexibly according to the actual operation situation. Vietnam Airlines also supports domestic passengers affected by COVID-19 in changing flights and itineraries as per the airline’s current regulation.

The flight crew on all flights, consisting of pilots, flight attendants, and technical staff, will be equipped with protective gear, including suits, gloves, face masks, and glasses. The airline will conduct the SARS-CoV-2 test for all of its pilots and flight attendants. The set of standards of pandemic prevention will be more strictly implemented throughout the network.

Previously, from 0:00 a.m on the 25th of March, every aircraft serving domestic flights had been disinfected upon landing at Hanoi, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City, and all aircraft operating during the day had been disinfected once again at the end of the same day. All passengers and flight crew members have their body temperature checked before boarding. The airline also requires all passengers to wear face masks throughout the flight and refuses to transport passengers showing signs of COVID-19 infection.

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