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Etihad becomes first airline in the world with 100% of crew on board vaccinated

Etihad becomes first airline in the world with 100% of crew on board vaccinated

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has become the first airline in the world with all its operating pilots and cabin crew vaccinated to help curb the spread of COVID-19 and give passengers who travel with the airline peace of mind. In January 2021, Etihad was awarded Diamond status for ensuring […]

Etihad Is The First Airline To Vaccinate All Of It’s Air Crew

Etihad Is The First Airline To Vaccinate All Of It's Air Crew

Speaking on the initiative, Etihad’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Tony Douglas, stated: “We proactively made the vaccine available to all our employees to not only help combat the effects of COVID-19 but to make travelers feel confident and reassured the next time they fly with us. We are the only airline in the world to […]

Singapore Airlines Asks Crew to Wear Tracking Devices on Layovers

Singapore Airlines Asks Crew to Wear Tracking Devices on Layovers

Airline crew are prohibited from moving freely in many places in the world. Singapore Airlines crew members are forbidden to leave their hotel rooms on layovers. To make sure they comply with regulations, the carrier is now requesting that they wear a tracking device for the duration of their stay. There has been an array […]

IATA urges states to follow global guidelines on crew testing

IATA urges states to follow global guidelines on crew testing

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) jointly called on governments to follow the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council Aviation Recovery Task Force (CART) guidelines to exempt crews from COVID-19 testing that is applied to air travelers. The CART guidelines specifically recommend that crew members […]

Air India flight with all-woman cockpit crew successfully lands at Bengaluru airport

Air India flight with all-woman cockpit crew successfully lands at Bengaluru airport

Air India’s longest direct flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru with an all-woman cockpit crew successfully landed in the southern city on 11 January. The national carrier had said that this flight would be the longest commercial flight in the world to be operated by any Indian airline and the total flight time on this […]

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