IndiGo and Vistara have rolled out vaccination drive to guard their employees from Covid-19.
Whereas Air India had introduced plans yesterday to vaccinate all staff by Might finish, IndiGo has commenced vaccination at 39 stations. All its staff in Pune and Chandigarh have acquired the primary jab, IndiGo stated.
The federal government opened vaccination for each one above 18 years from Might 1. Civil aviation secretary T Okay Pandey wrote to states final week to accord precedence standing for objective of vaccination. Whereas states are but to behave on this, airways have chalked out their plans and tied up with hospitals to inoculate their employees.
“We now have began our vaccination drive. We’re tying up with hospitals and authorities companies throughout our community and our frontline employees is getting vaccinated progressively,” a Vistara spokesperson stated.
“Vaccination drives have already commenced aggressively throughout 39 stations and we’re within the technique of together with extra stations at the same time as we speak. We’re additionally offering break day to our crew upon vaccination as per the DGCA tips. We’re sponsoring vaccination for our staff and facilitating it for his or her households,” IndiGo stated.
Amongst worldwide carriers Etihad and Singapore Airways vaccinated all their pilots and cabin crew in February.
Final month Qatar Airways operated world’s first totally vaccinated flight with all 188 passengers, two pilots and eighteen cabin crew having acquired the vaccine.