Etihad Airways Has Vaccinated All Pilots And Cabin Crew Against COVID-19

Etihad Airways is claiming to be the first airline in the world to have successfully vaccinated all operating pilots and cabin crew against Covid-19. In 2020, the airline took major steps to support employees to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. The airline helped facilitate access for its frontline staff to the United Arab Emirates’ emergency use programme. Additionally, it was one of the first to secure places for its frontline employees in the vaccination programme. The Airways Medical Centre has become an accredited COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

Over 75 percent of the workforce at Etihad has received the first dose

Over 75 percent of the entire workforce at Etihad has already received at least one dose of the vaccine. This figure will grow as and when more employees voluntarily choose to vaccinate. Tony Douglas, group chief executive officer, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “We proactively made the vaccine available to all our employees to not only help combat the effects of Covid-19 but to make travellers feel confident and reassured the next time they fly with us. We are the only airline in the world to make Covid-19 testing mandatory for every passenger and crew member before every flight and now, we are the first airline in the world with 100 per cent vaccinated crew on board.”

He added: “I chose very early on to be vaccinated to demonstrate my own support of the national vaccination programme and to encourage everyone at Etihad who was eligible for the vaccine, to receive it as soon as possible.I would like to thank the entire Etihad family for everything they have done to help us reach this milestone – I am truly humbled.”

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