Close to 180 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Brunei hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – A Vietjet Air flight brought home nearly 180 Vietnamese citizens from Brunei on December 16 thanks to concerted efforts from the Vietnamese Embassy and local authorities.

The majority of the passengers onboard were workers of the Vietnamese-based LILAMA Corporation whose visas and labour contracts had expired, and others with extremely difficult circumstances.

The embassy sent staff to the airport to assist the citizens in completing boarding procedures. All crew members and passengers complied with in-flight COVID-19 preventive measures. They were given medical checkups and put under quarantine upon arrival at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport.

More flights will be arranged to fly home Vietnamese citizens in the future, depending on citizens’ request, the COVID-19 pandemic situation, and the nation’s quarantine capacity./.