CEB: 95% of flying crew vaccinated

Published August 30, 2021, 4:17 PM

by Emmie V. Abadilla

Cebu Pacific (CEB) today ( August 30, 2021) announced that 95 percent of its flying pilots and cabin crew are vaccinated, and the airline is on track to complete its employee inoculation by October this year.
On August 26, CEB administered the second dose of COVID-19 vaccines for some employees through its own employee vaccination program, COVID Protect.
The second doses for the remaining employees are expected to be administered in September.
The COVID Protect program is part of the Gokongwei Group’s initiative for all its business units. Through this, CEB employees receive free inoculation for themselves and their dependents, as well as its third-party workers.
CEB has also been actively coordinating with various local government units to boost the progress of vaccination for its workforce.
“It is our pleasure to keep doing what we can to ensure that our own people are protected, so our passengers will also be able to fly worry-free with us,” sayd Felix Lopez, CEB Vice President for People Department.
CEB has achieved a 7-star safety rating from for its COVID-19 compliance.
It continues to implement a multi-layered approach to safety as it endeavors to restore the public’s trust in air travel.
CEB is also the official airline partner of the Ingat-Angat, a private-sector led campaign that promotes safety measures and vaccination to help foster a nationwide economic recovery.
To date, it has transported over 16.5 million vaccine doses from abroad to the Philippines, on top of over eight million doses flown to 24 provinces across the country.