Update news repatriation

Family of 40 holds hands returning to Vietnam from Ukraine

After an 11-hour flight, an aircraft carrying 287 Vietnamese citizens in Ukraine landed in NoiBai Airport in Hanoi on March 8 amid joy and happinessfrom the returnees and those who met them at the airport.

Foreign minister asks Poland to provide shelters for Vietnamese from Ukraine

Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son suggested Poland provide shelters for nearly 1,000 Vietnamese are on way to Poland from Ukraine.

First flights ready to bring Vietnamese citizens home from Ukraine

Two flights repatriating Vietnamese people form Ukraine will depart from Romania and Poland this week.

200 Vietnamese citizens evacuated from war zone in Ukraine

Vietnam Airlines has sent its plans for flights bringing home Vietnamese citizens in Ukraine to the Ministry of Transport, saying it stands ready to follow instructions of the Government.

Commercial flights yet to resume, overseas Vietnamese return via Cambodia

Flying to Cambodia and taking a long-distance bus to the border gate to enter Vietnam is now the option chosen by many overseas Vietnamese.

The costly way home: return flights to Vietnam

Since March 2020, when international flights to Vietnam were interrupted and then stopped completely because of Covid-19, Vietnamese citizens have not been able to return home unless they book ‘rescue flights’.

Nearly 200,000 Vietnamese citizens flown home from abroad: spokeswoman

Vietnamese authorities and representative agencies abroad have worked closely with domestic and foreign airlines to conduct over 800 flights carrying home nearly 200,000 Vietnamese citizens from over 60 countries and territories.

Vietnam yet to conduct commercial flights repatriating overseas Vietnamese: Spokesperson

There will be temporarily no commercial flights to bring home overseas Vietnamese who voluntarily pay for quarantine fees, foreign ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on December 3.

Vietnam suspends 33 commercial flights to repatriate nationals

Plans for 33 commercial flights to bring home stranded citizens from Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), and Taiwan (China) have been suspended in line with PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s order following the detection of new COVID-19 cases in HCM City.

Over 340 Vietnamese citizens brought home from Norway

More than 340 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from Norway on a flight of Qatar Airways on October 16-17.

Babies head home on repatriation flights without parents

Late an afternoon of August at Incheon Airport in the Republic of Korea (RoK), a repatriation flight operated by Vietjet Air took off, carrying Vietnamese citizens home.

The flight with half of passengers suspected of carrying Covid-19

The policy of putting people at the highest position, ensuring safety for all Vietnamese citizens returning from the epidemic zone, has helped people believe and understand that "the fatherland never abandons us".

Vietnam calls for people-centred solutions to refugee issue

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations (UN), has called on the international community to focus on people-centred solutions, 

Indonesian sailors from sunken ship return home

Five crew members of the Indonesian vessel Jagal Raya, which sank in waters off the coast of the Mekong Delta’s Soc Trang province, were transferred to the Vietnam Ocean Shipping Agency’s branch in Can Tho (VOSA Can Tho) on May 14 for repatriation.

Vietnamese citizens stranded abroad to be brought home

The Prime Minister has asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to draw up plans to bring home Vietnamese nationals stranded abroad due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with priority given to the elderly, the sick and people under 18.

UK envoy says to visit families of truck victims

British Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward has said that he plans to visit the affected communities to express his condolences to families of 39 Vietnamese victims found in Essex, the UK last month.