Etihad Becomes World’s First Fully Vaccinated Airline

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by Yogita Chainani
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Airlines around the world are doing everything they can to make air travel safe again, and Etihad Airways is no different. Abu Dhabi’s national carrier Etihad Airways was given the Diamond status in January 2021 for attaining the highest hygiene standards in the inaugural APEX Health Safety audit. And now, the airline has gone an extra mile to achieve something some HUGE! Yep, you read that right. Etihad Airways has become the first airline in the world to vaccinate all its operating pilots and cabin crew.

Also read: Etihad Airways Rated One Of The World’s Safest Airlines For Hygiene Standards

All Pilots And Cabin Crew Are Now Vaccinated 

Etihad has achieved this huge milestone and here’s what Tony Douglas, Group Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Aviation Group, said on this, 

“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’re the first airline in the world with 100 per cent vaccinated crew on board”.

Also read: Emirates & Etihad To Trial IATA’s Travel Pass For Covid Test Results & Vaccine Certificates


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Etihad Has Recently Launched A Special Covid Cover For Its Customers

Well, this indeed is big news for all us. And if you are soon planning to travel with Etihad Airways, you must know that, if you book the tickets with the airline before March 31, 2021, your outbound PCR testing is included with your ticket (except for those flying to China). People flying to China will have to take a test at an approved SEHA clinic.

Also read: Kids Can Now Fly For Free To Dubai Or Abu Dhabi With Etihad Airways

Besides this, the airline had also launched a special pandemic cover for Eithad customers recently. Known as the global wellness insurance, global wellness insurance is included in the cost of every Etihad Airways ticket all the way up to March 31, 2021. You can book your tickets to fly with the airline on the website.

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