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REOPENING OF INT’L FLIGHTS CONSIDERED

The Ministry of Transport will consider the reopening of international flight routes to countries and territories which have no new cases of COVID-19 in the community for 30 consecutive days, according to a ministry official.

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JETSTAR PACIFIC TO REBRAND AS PACIFIC AIRLINES

Local budget carrier Jetstar Pacific will conduct essential procedures to rebrand itself as Pacific Airlines to enhance its business performance and achieve greater synergy with its 70% owner Vietnam Airlines (VNA) in the local market, as part of an agreement reached yesterday, June 15, between Vietnam’s national airline VNA and Australian flag carrier Qantas Group, which currently holds a 30% stake in the low-cost airline.

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VIETNAM TO EASE RESTRICTIONS ON TRAVELLERS FROM JAPAN

As a careful attempt to slowly revive Asian economic co-operation, particularly so in business and tourism, the first trial international flight departing Japan and landing in Vietnam, which will carry 250 business travellers, will take place at the end of June.

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FOREIGNERS STRANDED IN VIETNAM CAN STAY UNTIL JUNE 30

Foreigners who entered Vietnam under visa waiver programs, tourist visas or e-visas from March 1 and are unable to leave Vietnam due to Covid-19 will have their temporary residence permits automatically extended until June 30.

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INT'L ARRIVALS PLUNGE OVER 18% IN Q1

Viet Nam received over 3.68 million foreign arrivals in the first three months of 2020, representing a year-on-year decrease of 18.1%, the National Administration of Tourism reported.

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DOMESTIC AIRLINES REDUCE FLIGHT FREQUENCY TO FIGHT COVID-19

The Ministry of Transport green-lit the Civil Aviation Authority of Việt Nam’s proposal to limit domestic flights from Hà Nội and HCM City to other cities and provinces to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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VN SUSPENDS VISA-WAIVER PROGRAM FOR ITALIAN CITIZENS

The Government of Viet Nam has decided to temporarily suspend visa exemption for citizens from Italy since March 3 amid fast rising COVID-19 infections in the European country.

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ABOUNT ON RESTRICTING ENTRY FOR PASSENGERS FROM/ VIA MAINLAND CHINA

According to letter No. 134/CVMN-GSDV about on restricting entry for passengers from/ via Mainland China for controlling the impact Novel Coronavirus on Feb 04, 2020. From 07:00, Feb 04, 2020 to 6:59 May 02, 2020, at all international airports in Vietnam, will not grant entry to Non-Vietnamese Citizen who have been in or transited Mainland China within 14 days before coming to Vietnam.