China Eastern chartered 131 Hubei compatriots to fly directly to Wuhan from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 China Eastern chartered 131 Hubei compatriots to fly directly to Wuhan from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The chartered plane took off from Baiyun Airport in Guangzhou at 11:5 Beijing time, landed at xinshanyi airport in Ho Chi Minh City at 12:25 Beijing time, took off at 15:10 Beijing time after connecting with 131 Hubei compatriots staying in Vietnam, and successfully arrived at Tianhe Airport in Wuhan at 18:23.

In order to better prevent and control the epidemic, at noon on February 3, after the chartered plane arrived at Ho Chi Minh airport, China Eastern first measured the temperature of passengers one by one in front of the check-in counter, disinfected each passenger with wash free hand sanitizer at the gate, and distributed protective articles such as masks. In addition, China Eastern Airlines also coordinates Ho Chi Minh airport to provide an independent area for the charter flight to check in, open green channels for security inspection, border defense and immigration, and arrange remote seats to ensure that charter passengers can board the plane quickly.

Before departure from Guangzhou, China Eastern Airlines disinfected the aircraft in strict accordance with the prevention and control plan, and specially arranged two medical staff from Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hospital of Sun Yat sen University to be randomly assigned. The medical staff and crew members wore protective clothing, masks, gloves and goggles throughout the whole process.

On February 3, China Eastern Airlines also sent a wide body airliner to carry out mu200 charter flight, carrying 215 medical staff from Xian to Wuhan.

As of 15:00 on February 3, 2020, China Eastern Airlines has carried out 14 flights to Wuhan for medical charter and 20 flights for overseas material transportation. It has transported a total of 1681 medical and nursing personnel from Shanghai, Xian, Taiyuan, Kunming, Lanzhou, Xining, Yinchuan, Nanjing and other places. Through full cargo plane and airliner belly cabin, China Eastern Airlines has transported 1681 medical and nursing personnel from France, the United States, Australia, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Singapore, Japan and Myanmar Dian and other places around the world have transported 230 tons of emergency supplies including medical masks, goggles and protective clothing.

At 14:10 local time on February 3, 131 Chinese tourists from Wuhan returned home by chartered plane from the Chinese government in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This flight is operated by China Eastern Airlines, flight number is mu799, and is expected to arrive at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport at 18:20 Beijing time.