UAE Covid: 85% of Emirates’ pilots, cabin crew fully vaccinated

Staff Report/Dubai
Filed on March 30, 2021

Over 35,000 employees have been administered the Covid-19 jab

Emirates Airline authorities have vaccinated a large number of its employees, the carrier said in a statement.

The Dubai-based carrier said in a statement that over 35,000 employees have been administered the Covid-19 jab. They received the shot from one of the company’s vaccination centres.

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The authorities said over 85 per cent of their pilots and cabin crew have already received two doses of the vaccine.

On April 10, the airline will operate a special flight (EK2021) that will carry only fully vaccinated crew and passengers onboard.

The special flight will depart the Dubai International Airport (DXB) at 12:00 noon and fly over various areas across the UAE. The flight will return to DXB at 2:30 pm.

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