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Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat airports continue receiving foreign arrivals

The Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi and Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City will continue receiving passengers from abroad.

The Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi and Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City will continue receiving passengers from abroad.

International arrivals at the Noi Bai international airport. (Photo:VNA)

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) informed the latest decision in an urgent dispatch sent to airlines, the airports, and the Southern and Northern Airports Authorities, which replaced the decision on suspending the reception of foreign arrivals at the two airports under document 2276/CHK-VTHK dated May 31. 

Accordingly, the process of reviewing and deciding on flight permits is the same as before.

Previously, document 2276/CHK-VTHK required Noi Bai to suspend the reception of foreign arrivals from June 1 to 7 and expanded the similar suspension at the Tan Son Nhat airport to June 14. 

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The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has asked airlines to reduce their domestic flights to Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City as part of efforts to prevent the spreading of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Airplanes at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. (Photo: VNA)

In a document signed by CAAV Vice Director Vo Huy Cuong, Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet, Pacific Airlines, Bamboo Airways and Vietravel Airlines are asked to comply with the plan on domestic flights that was issued on May 31.

Accordingly, the airlines are allowed to operate a total of maximum 63 two-way flights to Tan Son Nhat International Airport each day from June 1-14. Of the number, Vietnam Airlines can operate 28 flights each day, Vietjet 20, Jetstar three, Bamboo Airways 11, and Vietravel Airlines one.

The CAAV also requested the airlines to continue strictly implementing COVID-19 prevention and control measures during flights and at the airport.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been spreading in HCM City in recent days. From May 27, the city has detected 200 locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases.


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