Emirates Group has implemented its COVID-19 vaccination program in coordination with the Dubai Health Authority and Ministry of Health and Protection for its significant number of employees in the UAE. In the initiated vaccine campaign, priority will be given to frontline aviation employees, including Cabin Crew, Cockpit Team and other operation-oriented employees.
With dnata, the airline became one of the first airlines in the world to offer its employees the option of getting vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Emirates and dnata have implemented many security measures to ensure the health and safety of passengers, employees and the communities served during the epidemic. With the implementation of this vaccination program, the airline takes a step forward in protecting the health of aviation workers who provide public transportation services and help transport essential products worldwide.
Emirates Group implements Pfizer-BioNTech and Sinopharm vaccines approved by UAE health authorities and easily accessible to employees at the company's various locations across the UAE. Vaccination appointments will be made 7 days a week, 12 hours a day, to ensure that as many aviation workers as possible can be vaccinated. Like all citizens and residents of the country, Emirates Group employees in the UAE can choose to be vaccinated at government designated medical centers and clinics. The UAE government and medical institutions spared no effort to ensure vaccines are free and accessible to all.
According to data compiled by the research site Our World In Data at the University of Oxford, the UAE has the second highest vaccination rates in the world, with 100 doses of vaccination for every 19,04 people, and approximately 2020 for citizens and residents since the start of the practice in December 1,9 50 million vaccines were provided. The UAE is taking firm steps towards its goal of vaccinating more than XNUMX% of its population by the end of March.