Vietjet certified with highest global rating for Covid-19 compliance


HO CHI MINH CITY (Vietnam News/ANN): Vietjet has been certified with seven-stars, the world’s highest rating for Covid-19 compliance for global airlines by AirlineRatings.

Vietjet's Vice President Tô Việt Thắng said: “Our modern fleet is equipped with HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air system), which can filter up to 99.7 per cent of dust, bacterias and viruses.

"Also, Vietjet’s full compliance with safety standards together with staff’s co-operation has contributed to our safe transportation of millions of passengers during the escalating Covid-19 outbreak in Vietnam. Especially, none of our employees have been infected with Covid-19 so far.”

The Corona Prevention Committee of Vietjet, made up of doctors, health and safety experts, has been working effectively to ensure the airline’s safety, Thắng said.

In addition to providing mask and protection equipment for pilots, flight attendants, ground staff and technicians, the airline also quickly installed isolation shields with sanitiser at all of its check-in counters.

Aircraft disinfection and sterilisation are carried out daily. Vietjet also plans to vaccinate all staff in the near future.

AirlineRatings, the world’s famous airline safety and product rating website, is the first website with Covid-19 ratings for airlines.

The seven-star list also includes other renowned airlines such as Emirates, Etihad Airways, British Airways, Qatar Airways, Delta Air Lines, Jetblue, Lufthansa, Southwest and Air New Zealand, KLM.

For full compliance, airlines must have seven criteria in place, including website information on Covid-19 procedures; face masks for passengers; deep clean of aircraft and protection equipment for the crew. The criteria also focus on social distancing and modified meal services.

In another move, Vietjet Air has resumed flights to Vân Đồn International Airport in the northern province of Quảng Ninh from Wednesday after the airport was allowed to reopen.

The Vân Đồn airport was temporarily shut down from Jan 29 after an airport security staff was confirmed positive for the coronavirus.

The Vietjet flight that travelled from HCM City to Vân Đồn airport on Wednesday was the first flight to land since the temporary closure.

Đinh Việt Phương, Vietjet Managing Director, said he believed Vân Đồn International Airport would quickly return to its busy self.

"We are committed to doing our best to bring people and tourists back to Vân Đồn in particular and Quảng Ninh in general in the safest way possible," Phương said.

Vietjet has resumed flights on the HCM City-Vân Đồn route with a frequency of up to four return flights per week from March. — Vietnam News/Asia News Network

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