All passenger transport services from/to Da Nang resumed hinh anh 1All passenger transport services from/to Da Nang allowed to be resumed as from 0:00 on September 7 (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – All passenger transport services from/to the central city of Da Nang were allowed to be fully restored as from 0:00 on September 7, as the COVID-19 outbreak in the city has been put under control. 

The Ministry of Transport sent a document to the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, the Vietnam Railways, the Vietnam Maritime Administration, the Vietnam Inland Waterways Administration, and local Transport Departments, on the resumption of all passenger transport services at 100 percent of frequency to serve travel demand and support economic recovery.

At the same time, epidemic preventive measures will still be strictly maintained, with passengers required to file medical report and wear masks. Vehicles can carry no more than half of the number of passengers as well as follow pandemic prevention and control measures.

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on September 7 resumed flights connecting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City with Da Nang.

Accordingly, the carrier will conduct a round-trip flight each on the Hanoi-Da Nang and HCM City-Da Nang routes every day from September 7-10.

The schedule from September 11 will be updated by the carrier based on the epidemic situation and requirements of authorities.

The airline will continue applying disease prevention and control measures before, during and after each flight.

Da Nang, site of the latest outbreak of COVID-19 since July 25, started loosening social distancing measures caused by COVID-19 pandemic starting from 0:00 on September 5, after the epidemic had been put under control./.