airBaltic has announced that as of November 15, 2021, its entire active staff, including company’s flying personnel, has been vaccinated against COVID-19. Majority of employees have been vaccinated and a few other have recovered from COVID-19 within the last six months.
In line with the Latvian national regulation, as of November 15, nine staff members have been suspended from work without pay, as they were unable to present the relevant COVID-19 or recovery certificate or haven’t had their first Covid-19 vaccine. A few employees, who have a medical reason not allowing them to receive the vaccine, continue working at the company remotely.
Overall, airBaltic currently employs more than 1,490 people, including 228 pilots and 393 cabin crew. airBaltic was among the first companies in Latvia to implement state-provided COVID-19 vaccination at the workplace.