First flight canceled in Colombia due to omicron variable | companies | Business

The wave of flights in the US has been canceled due to the progress of the omicron variant of covid-19 He was already plotting a complex scenario of what could be presented in Colombia, where the first comment had already been made.

(Latam cancels flights in Colombia due to cases of omicron in crew.)

This Thursday, Latam Colombia airline canceled seven flights it had taken after 6 p.m. due to the impact of this alternative on part of its crew.

So far, the company said, this situation affects 3.6% of operations. To date, 93% of Latin American employees have a complete vaccination plan.

The company has made refunds available to those affected without penalties; Change the date without a fine, among other measures.

Viva Air also indicated that it was affected by the current situation in the sector. With 98% of its staff vaccinated, the low-cost airline noted that some crew members “They were affected” which is why she “rescheduled some of her flights.”

From Avianca they claimed to be “monitoring the situation” and implementing actions for the benefit of users and employees. However, the advance of the variant forced the early cancellation of some flights between January 1 and 15, especially in Colombia, equal to 4% of the total operation.

In an interview with Portafolio, Aerocivil Director, Jair Orlando Fajardo, noted that the aviation sector ‘He takes good care of him’ And what does he do? “With Minsalud in special protocols seeking to protect users, crews and the air terminal.”

“Even though we have a large percentage of vaccinations, we must continue to take care of ourselves”Fajardo said.

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