Emirates operates first flight serviced by fully vaccinated staff

SourceGulf Today

Honouring its commitment to the health and safety of its employees and customers, Emirates today has become among the first airlines in the world to operate a flight with fully vaccinated frontline teams servicing customers at every touchpoint of the travel journey. The full airport and onboard customer experience for flight EK215, which departed Dubai at 0830hrs for Los Angeles, was safely supported by check-in, security, Business and First Class lounge and boarding gate employees, as well as engineers, pilots and cabin crew who made the choice to be fully vaccinated. Also supporting the flight's operations were fully vaccinated aircraft appearance, loading and special handling teams from dnata, as well as Emirates SkyCargo teams working on the cargo and logistics requirements for EK215. The Emirates Group rolled out its vaccination drive at pace just over a month ago, and since then, close to 26, 000, or 44%, of the Group's UAE frontline aviation workforce have received both doses of...read more...