Oman Air Supports National Vaccination Campaign Against COVID-19

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Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has joined the ranks of several high-profile companies in Oman as a main sponsor of the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 vaccination drive underway at Oman Conference and Exhibition Centre in Muscat.

Staff volunteers from the airline have been on-site since the mass campaign began on 20th June to provide support in several key areas and facilitate the flow of individuals through various stations in the vaccination process.

Close to 60 Oman Air staff are participating in the campaign, which is set to run for three months, divided into three work shifts throughout the day. welcoming the eligible vaccine target group, managing checkpoints and scanning areas, and making sure that procedures are followed correctly are just some of the ways the team of Oman Air volunteers is assisting Ministry of Health and OCEC teams to deliver a successful vaccination campaign.

Hilal Al-Siyabi, Senior Vice-President, People Department at Oman Air, explained how Oman Air employees are consistently a source of pride for the airline through their willingness to volunteer. “As soon as the call went out to assemble a team of volunteers for Oman’s National Vaccination Campaign, our staff responded enthusiastically. The opportunity to play a part in slowing the spread of COVID-19 is a source of pride for many, and reflects their genuine compassion towards their brothers and sisters as well as heartfelt concern for community wellbeing.”

Dr. Salim Abdullah Al Flaiti, Director of Venue Operations at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, commented, “we are delighted to have Oman Air as a Main Sponsor of the National Vaccination Campaign. Oman Air team has set an example of dedication and hard work during the event and seeing them take part in the nation’s call, is a clear commitment in delivering a seamless experience”.