Vietnam Airlines suspends flights between Viet Nam and Russia, Taiwan
Update: Mar 20, 2020
The national carrier Vietnam Airlines has suspended flights between Việt Nam and Russia and Taiwan (China) from March 19 due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the policy of restricting entry among countries.  

Vietnam Airlines said the latest cancelled flights were VN63 from Hà Nội to Moscow and VN570 from HCM City to Taiwan. The flights will be temporarily stopped until further notice from the authorities.

Vietnam Airlines suspends flights between Việt Nam and Russia and China's Taiwan due to the spread of COVID-19 from March 19. — Photo Vietnam Airlines

To support affected passengers, a Vietnam Airlines representative said that the carrier will waive conditions and fees for changing itinerary or changing flight dates for all passengers flying between Việt Nam and Russia, Taiwan (China).

The carrier will inform passengers about the plan to re-operate these routes after a new decision by the authorities. For other destinations, the airline is continuing to monitor the situation and decisions of host governments to plan appropriate operations.

Vietnam Airlines will constantly provide updates on the latest information for passengers in Việt Nam as well as Vietnamese citizens in foreign countries.

For more information and assistance, passengers can visit the website, the official Facebook page at