SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines has received the highest rating in a global audit of airlines’ health and safety standards amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the national carrier announced on Tuesday (Jan 19).
The “diamond” rating is awarded to airlines that reach “hospital-grade level health safety”, according to a press release by audit organisers, the non-profit Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and aviation marketing firm SimpliFlying.
“Singapore Airlines’ commitment to customer well-being shines via a contactless journey management bolstered by best-in-class onboard hygiene,” said APEX CEO Dr Joe Leader.
The airline has invested in passengers’ wellness by implementing the latest advances in testing and health passport technology, he added.
SimpliFlying CEO Mr Shashank Nigam said SIA has “raised the bar” for health and…