(Bangkok, June 24, 2020) – Last night, Thai Vietjet operated another special repatriation flight to bring home Thai citizens stranded in Vietnam. There were 69 Thais, who previously obtained fit-to-fly certificate and permit from Thai diplomatic authorities in Vietnam beforehand, flew back to Thailand from Ho Chi Minh City on flight VZ3973 and arrived safely in Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport at 23.00.
To minimize the risk of virus contamination among passengers and cabin crew, physical social distancing and mask wearing were thoroughly applied to the whole procedure including check-in process, passenger boarding, seating and disembarking. Inflight meals were also not served to avoid any physical contact.
The safety of all passengers, flight crew and the community are always Thai Vietjet’s top priority. In order to ensure the safety, the carrier has been strictly performing aircraft disinfection daily throughout its fleet in compliance with Thai Ministry of Public Health and CAAT’s directives. The cabin crew also wear the protective mask and gloves and perform cleaning interior facilities more frequently on every flight, plus the airline performs cleaning and disinfection its company premises to reduce potential risk to the staffs to ensure passengers’ health.