Vietnamese citizens at the airport (Photo: VNA)

The flights were arranged by authorities of the two countries, the Vietnamese Embassy in RoK and the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.

Passengers on the flights include children under 18 years old, the elderly, the ill, pregnant women, workers whose visas or labour contracts expired, students with no residences due to dormitory closures and those in extremely difficult circumstances.

After landing at Can Tho International Airport, all passengers and crew members were given health check-ups and sent to quarantine areas in line with regulations.

On October 20, nearly 330 Vietnamese people were also brought home safely from Angola on a Vietnam Airlines flight./.

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