May 20, 2020
Visa tips

First flight from Taiwan Landed in Vietnam after COVID 19

On 19 May 2020, a flight number BR1381 operate by Eva Air departed from Taoyuan International Airport (Taipei- Taiwan) was landed in Van Don International Airport (Quang Ninh – Vietnam) to bring 158 experts, engineers for Taiwanese enterprises in Vietnam.

Due to COVID 19, All passengers are being quarantined for 14 days to make sure no COVID 19 before working.


The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the Vietnam government to impose travel restrictions by preventing the entry of all foreign visitors. However, a group of Korean travelers has arrived in the country recently.

Thousands of foreign tourists are now stranded in Vietnam after the government imposed several travel restrictions. The country’s Prime Minister has declared Covid 19 as a nationwide epidemic and has put the country on lockdown.

Getting a visa to Vietnam these days is so easy. Aside from offering free visa entry to certain nationalities under the visa waiver program, Vietnam also offers an electronic visa and visa on arrival to most foreign visitors.

It seems that the COVID-19 is not showing signs of slowing down. The pandemic still continues to unfold in a worrying manner leaving world leaders grappling with solutions to address this very complex catastrophe.

Last Monday 09 Mar 2020, the government of Vietnam has announced that they are temporarily suspending visa-free travel from eight European countries. This is amid the growing concerns over the spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The 2019-nCoV coronavirus has become one of the biggest threats in the travel industry not only in Vietnam but around the world as well. It has so far affected various sectors in the industry, including aviation, hospitality, tourism, tours, etc.