Photo for illustration (Source: Vietjet.net)

The flight was arranged by Vietnamese authorities, the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan, Vietjet Air and relevant agencies of Japan.

The passengers included children aged under 18; the elderly; the illnesses; pregnant women; guest workers whose contracts expired; students whose dormitories closed and other people in difficult circumstances.

The Vietnamese Embassy sent staff to the airport to support them dealt with procedures before boarding.

During the flight, security and hygiene measures were strictly carried out to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Right after landing at the Cam Ranh international airport in the province of Khanh Hoa, all passengers and crew members were given heath checkups and put into quarantine sites according to regulations.

More repatriate flights will be conducted to bring home Vietnamese citizens, depending on their need and quarantine capacity at home./.

BTA