Emirates operates initially completely-vaccinated flight

Emirates will these days function its 1st flight with a completely-vaccinated frontline group servicing customers at each individual touchpoint of the travel journey.

This morning, the entire airport and onboard purchaser working experience for flight EK215, which departed Dubai at 08:30 for Los Angeles, was safely and securely supported by verify-in, protection, company and 1st-course lounge and boarding gate workers, as nicely as engineers, pilots and cabin crew who produced the decision to be completely vaccinated.

Also supporting the operation ended up absolutely vaccinated plane appearance, loading and special managing teams from dnata, as well as Emirates SkyCargo teams operating on the cargo and logistics needs for EK215.

The Emirates Team rolled out its vaccination push at speed just more than a month in the past, and given that then, shut to 26,000, or 44 for each cent, of the UAE-based frontline aviation workforce have received the two doses of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Sinopharm vaccines.

Adel Al Redha, main running officer, Emirates Airline, explained: “Our operational workforce are at the aviation frontline, helping folks get to the place they will need to be, and moving crucial products to worldwide communities.

“Protecting our people with vaccinations is important – for them, for our group, for the clean managing of our operations, and also for our prospects as it introduces of an added layer of security when they travel with us.”

Almost 5,000 cabin and flight deck crew have opted to acquire equally doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.

Etihad and Singapore Airlines have both also viewed early successes in their vaccination initiatives.