Going per Center guidelines, Vistara becomes the first airways in India to operate its services on Wednesday with a fully vaccinated pilot and cabin crew members. And as per reports, the special flight departed from Delhi International Airport on Wednesday at 08:50hrs and reached Mumbai International Airport at 11:10hrs. The same flight with the same crew members operated a return flight from Mumbai at 11:55hrs and reached Delhi at 14:05hrs.
Issuing the statement, the airline said that it will operate more such flight services in the days when the number of fully vaccinated staff increases.
Recently, the airline said that it had got nearly 100% of its employees vaccinated with at least their first doses. This includes Vistara’s airport and corporate staff, cabin crew and pilots. The airline has also stated that it will ramp up the efforts to vaccinate them with second doses as well.
Speaking to a leading news channel, the Commercial officer of Vistara airlines, Vinod Kannan said that vaccination is one of the effective ways to fight against the virus and will help the world to get back to normalcy. “We have been consistently getting our staff vaccinated in our endeavour to ensure safety for them, their families and our customers whom they serve. This special flight operated by our fully vaccinated cabin crew and pilots is a sign of our continued commitment towards making ‘flying feel safe again, ” said the officer.
Qatar Airways is one of the first airlines in India to operate flights with fully vaccinated crew members and many countries across the world are preparing as the world is returning to normal.