First flight lands at Con Dao Island after months of social distancing

Friday, 2021-10-22 17:08:36
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All flights require passengers to strictly follow regulations on pandemic prevention and control.
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NDO – Con Dao Island in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province received its first flight on the morning of October 22 after months of social distancing.

The flight, coded 0V8059 and operated by the Vietnam Air Services Company (VASCO), a subsidiary of Vietnam Airlines, departed from Ho Chi Minh City at 9:25 AM and landed at Con Dao airport at 10:30 AM.

This is a flight of special significance for many passengers as it marks the reconnection of Con Dao and the southern provinces after the COVID-19 pandemic.

The first flight from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City also took off at 12:05 today with a nearly 100% occupancy rate. All flights required passengers to strictly follow regulations on pandemic prevention and control.

VASCO is operating two return flights per day between Ho Chi Minh City and Con Dao and one return flight per day between Can Tho and Con Dao, contributing to promoting the travel and socio-economic development of Con Dao Island and Ba Ria - Vung Tau province.

Located off the coast of Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, Con Dao is famous for its beautiful pristine sunny beaches and rich nature reserves in addition to a system of revolutionary and historical relic sites.