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Vietnam resumes international flights from January 1, 2022

11.12.2021 110 просмотров

At the initial stage, regular commercial flights will be resumed with Cambodia, China, Laos, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, the United States, Thailand, Japan, as well as the Chinese province of Taiwan.

Vietnam from January 1, 2022 will begin the restoration of regular flights with other countries, interrupted in March last year due to the pandemic. The corresponding decree was signed by the first vice-premier of the government of the republic Pham Binh Minh, the office of the Vietnamese Cabinet of Ministers said on Saturday.

As noted in the document, regular commercial flights with countries and territories will be resumed at the initial stage with a high level of pandemic safety, as well as a high level of vaccination of the local population. These include Cambodia, China, Laos, Republic of Korea, Singapore, United States, Thailand, Japan, and Taiwan Province of China.

Earlier this week, all Vietnamese airlines and local airport ground handlers called on the government to to restore international air traffic as soon as possible. In a letter to Prime Minister Pham Minh Chin, aviation industry officials warn of the risks the country will face if flights do not resume soon. If the implementation of the opening policy is too slow, then Vietnam may lose many of its competitive advantages not only in the eyes of tourists, but also investors, the appeal says. foreign citizens. Only foreigners with diplomatic and service passports, as well as representatives of certain priority categories, can enter the republic. They include investors, experts, business managers, high-tech professionals and their families. All arrivals must undergo a mandatory seven-day quarantine if they have a vaccination passport, or a 14-day quarantine if they do not have such a certificate.

Since last month, local authorities launched a so-called tourist sandbox program, allowing organized groups to enter a limited number of regions foreign travelers.

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