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Hong Kong Airlines crew receive COVID-19 vaccine

Date: 2021-02-23

 

Hong Kong Airlines crew meet Mr Frank Chan Fan, JP, Secretary for Transport and Housing 

after receiving the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

 

“Safe travels with Hong Kong Airlines” has gone up to a whole new level with our operating crew among the first in Hong Kong to receive their Covid jab. Led by Director of Flight Operations Captain Kenneth Leong, Hong Kong Airlines management pilots alongside with flight attendants received their first dose of vaccine at this morning, followed by a second dose 28 days later.


“Safety is our top priority. Hong Kong Airlines has not only been complying with government regulations to protect the health and well-being of our staff and passengers, but have also implemented other safety measures on ground and in the air to help our crew and passengers fly with greater peace of mind,” said Captain Leong.

 


Captain Andreas Zonias is among the first in Hong Kong to receive COVID-19 vaccine

 

Hong Kong Airlines crew who have received vaccination will be provided with sufficient rest before operating their next flight. 

 


Captain Kenneth Leong answering questions from media

 

 “Signing up for the vaccination programme is entirely voluntary. I would encourage all Hong Kong Airlines crew and colleagues to get inoculated as soon as possible to protect themselves and those around them”, added Captain Leong.

 

 

About Hong Kong Airlines

 

Established in 2006, Hong Kong Airlines is a full-service airline firmly rooted in Hong Kong. The airline flies to 25 destinations across Asia Pacific, and currently maintains 87 interline, 15 codeshare and 1 joint venture agreements with multiple airline partners and ferry service providers. Hong Kong Airlines operates one of the youngest fleets in the world. It has been awarded the internationally acclaimed four-star rating from Skytrax since 2011. For more information, please visit www.hongkongairlines.com or our social media channels on Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.