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Qatar Airways is world’s first to operate a full Covid-19 vaccinated flight

11 April 2021

Qatar Airways, the national airline of Qatar, is now the world’s first to operate a fully Covid-19 vaccinated flight.

According to latest reports, the QR6421 flight which carries all vaccinated passengers and crew members, departed from the Hamad International Airport. While on board, the crew members demonstrated the highest standards of safety and hygiene, including world’s first Zero Touch inflight entertainment technology.

Qatar Airways operated the special flight using the most advanced sustainable aircraft, Airbus A350-1000 which is also part of the Carbon Offset Environment Sustainability Programme of the airline.

The Chief Executive of Qatar Airways Group referring to the special flight, said that the special flight indicates that the next stage in the recovery of international travel is not far away. He further said that they are proud to continue leading the industry by operating the first flight with a fully vaccinated crew and passengers, and are serving as a ray of hope for the future of international aviation.

Qatar Airways is also the first airline in the Middle East region to begin trials of the innovative new IATA Travel Pass Digital Passport mobile app. It is also the world’s first global airline to achieve the prestigious five-star Covid-19 airline safety rating by international air transport rating organization.

Robin Vinod

Writer/blogger who writes on topics such as travel, real estate, employment and everyday life on GCC countries.

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