On January 12, 2021, Singapore Airlines (SIA1) (SINGY) (SIA) said that Singapore-based employees have been offered to take a COVID-19 vaccine in order to join the nationwide vaccination effort in Singapore, which has started on December 30, 2020.
However, the COVID-19 vaccine is offered only to eligible candidates, who often come into contact with passengers. Those eligible employees include cabin crew, pilots, airport-based staff and select engineers.
The staff’s vaccination process started at Changi Airport’s (SIN) Terminal 4 January 13, 2021.
We start vaccination for the #aviation and #maritime sectors this afternoon, at two centres: Changi Airport T4 for air…Posted by Ong Ye Kung on Wednesday, January 13, 2021
“This week will be an operational warm-up, where we will vaccinate small groups, to prepare for full-scale operations next week,” Singapore’s Transport Minister, Ong Ye Kung, wrote on Facebook.
On December 21, 2020, Singapore received the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines. Singapore has only approved Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines, according to Singapore’s Ministry of Health.