Top News Vietnam Airlines resumes international flights By TTG Asia / Posted on 29 March, 2021 15:54 Vietnam Airlines operated its first international commercial flight with a service from Taiwan to Danang last Thursday (March 25), following a months-long hiatus to curb the spread of Covid-19. More than 200 passengers were onboard the flight, with travellers required to present a negative Covid-19 test result obtained 72 hours prior to departure, reported VnExpress International. Vietnam Airlines restarts inbound commercial international flights Upon arrival, they had to undergo a second round of testing, in addition to a 14-day mandatory quarantine at their own expense. Additionally, they will be required to take a third Covid test six days later. They also had to install the Bluezone app that shows if a person has come into close contact with a Covid-19 patient, said the report. Vietnam suspended all international flights in March last year as part of efforts to keep Covid-19 at bay, with only Vietnamese repatriates, foreign experts and highly-skilled workers allowed in, under stringent conditions.