Phu Quoc Airport accredited for upholding health and safety standards
11:54 | 26/10/2021

VGP – Phu Quoc International Airport in the southern province of Kien Giang has received the Airport Health Accreditation from the Airport Council International (ACI) as the airport is expected to be open to foreign tourists next month.

The ACI’s Airport Health Accreditation program provides airports with an assessment of how aligned their health measures are with the ACI Aviation Business Restart and Recovery guidelines and ICAO Council Aviation Restart Task Force recommendations along with industry best practices.

It motivates all the airports for the best exercise of safety assurance, and build the passengers’ confidence when enjoying services at the airports. And also, is a foundation for the government to consider for reopening international routes between certified airports and to create a safe travel corridor and reduce the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Phu Quoc International Airport is the fifth airport in Viet Nam accredited through this program after Ha Noi based-Noi Bai International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City based-Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Da Nang International Airport and Khanh Hoa based-Cam Ranh International Airport. 

Foreigners with vaccine passport can visit Phu Quoc Island from November 20, according to a pilot program issued by the local People’s Committee.

Specifically, the island will welcome foreign tourists on charter flights from November 20, 2021 to March 20, 2022 to seven designated hotels namely Vinpearl Discovery Costalland, Vinpearl Discovery Greenhill, Vinpearl Resort Spa, Vinholidays Fiesta, Premier Residences Emerald Bay, Movenpick Resort Waverly, Movenpick Villa and Residences.

Foreigners shall be required to have full vaccination certificates, with the second dose taken at least 14 days and no more than 12 months before arriving to Phu Quoc or proof of recovery from COVID-19 recognized by Vietnamese competent authorities and negative COVID-19 test certificates issued within 72 hours before departure.

By Thuy Dung 

 

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