Vietnam lifts curbs on international flights
From today, Vietnam is lifting all restrictions on international passenger flights.
It removes limits on the number of international flights allowed to operate.
“The frequency of flights will be restored to pre-pandemic levels,” said Dinh Viet Son, deputy director of the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam.
Vietnam began gradually loosening restrictions earlier this year with flights allowed from 15 markets while reducing quarantine requirements.
Of its main source markets, only China has not yet agreed to resume international flights, Son said.
Vietnam recently announced plans to fully reopen borders
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said it would happen ‘ideally at the end of March and no later than the end of April.’
“With higher rates of vaccination along with other measures, we will be able to reopen the country safely, for the sake of economic recovery and development,” he said last month.
Vietnam already allows limited quarantine-free travel to some destinations including Phu Quoc, Da Nang, Hoi An and Nha Trang.
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Future TravelFeb 15, 2022 05:14 AM
This is selective information ... that leaves out the most important issue... and seems to be running around the media outlets like an Omnicron virus in an unvaccinated community. Vietnam lifted restrictions on airlines entering the country. True. They, the Vietnam government, did not lift restrictions for tourists to enter the country. Airlines can operate empty planes (no tourists) or carry Vietnamese citizens to and from the country. Until the open tourism restriction is lifted international flights will be limited. In the meantime tour operators are still operating bringing in charter flights.