Hanoi (VNA), Oct. 23 -- Nearly 280 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from Europe on a flight operated by the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on October 22-23.

The flight was the joint efforts of competent Vietnamese agencies at home and abroad, and local authorities.

The passengers included children under 18, students who completed courses, the elderly, pregnant women and workers with expired visas and contracts.

The Vietnamese Consulate General in Frankfurt had helped the citizens with boarding procedures .

Strict security, safety and epidemiological measures were implemented during the flights to ensure passengers' health and prevent the spread of diseases.

After landing at Van Don airport in the northern province of Qua...