Emirates has been rated the safest airline in the world in its reaction to the COVID-19 Pandemic as per the Safe Travel Barometer.
The airline, which has set industry-driving safety norms since the resumption of its operations back in May, has finished off the positions with a ‘Safe Travel Score’ of 4.4 out of 5.0 among 230+ aircrafts assessed around the world. The score depends on an autonomous review of 26 health and safety boundaries assessing safety protocols, traveler comfort and service excellence announced via aircrafts.
Safe Travel Barometer is the world’s most exhaustive answer for screen and benchmark provider activities in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry for the post-COVID world. Its rating instrument considers safety measures and cleanliness norms over all touchpoints of a traveler’s journey which Emirates has reliably conveyed on. At each progression of the journey, Emirates has gone all out to organize the consideration, health and safety of its customers, workers and community.
Upgraded biosafety estimates taken by the airline include the dispersion of complimentary hygiene kits, protective barriers at check-in desks and immigration counters, personal protective equipment and new safety protocols for cabin crew and airport employees in customer facing roles, and elevated aircraft cleaning procedures including the frequent cleaning and disinfecting of aircraft lavatories every 45 minutes during flights, amongst many other measures.
Emirates has additionally driven the path in traveler convenience which was another sub-classification considered by the Safe Travel Barometer. Emirates was first in the business to offer its customers free Covid-19 cover to assist them with going with more certainty, realizing that clinical costs of up to EUR 150,000 and quarantine cost of EUR 100 every day for 14 days will be covered if they are determined to have COVID-19 during their travel, while they are away from home.
Emirates’ booking policies also offer customers incredible adaptability and certainty to plan their travel. Customers have alternatives to change their travel dates, or broaden their ticket legitimacy for two years. Also, the airline launched initiatives to help its reliable Emirates Skywards members retain their level status and acquaint new ways for them to earn and spend their Miles.
The Safe Travel Barometer was launched in 2020 to monitor global traveller health and safety measures, traveler convenience initiatives and overall traveler experience which influences traveler’s decision-making and the actual journey in the new normal. The Safe Travel Score is an industry-first COVID-19 rating initiative, created in the wake of recovery from the pandemic.
Safe Travel Barometer is a B2B solution by Safe Travel Technologies, an autonomous auxiliary of VIDEC, a travel industry advisory and consulting firm. The coverage includes in excess of 2,000 organizations across 10 industry categories, 50 parameters, and traveller arrival information on more than 80 destinations.