Unexpectedly important conditions for pilots and flight attendants

Thứ Bảy, 21/8/2021| 14:56

From September 1, airlines will only arrange flight schedules for pilots when they have been fully vaccinated with 2 doses of Covid-19 vaccine, this condition applies to flight attendants from October 1.

Unexpectedly important conditions for pilots and flight attendants

That is a requirement that has just been applied by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, in order to prevent the Covid-19 epidemic for pilots and flight attendants. According to the regulations of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, aircraft operators need to strictly comply with the directives on prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic; Fully vaccinated, prioritize frontline staff who often come into contact with passengers and are at high risk of infection such as pilots, flight attendants and technical staff. Specifically, from September 1, flight schedules will only be made for pilots when they have been fully vaccinated with two doses of Covid-19 vaccine. Similarly, flight attendants also need to consume 2 doses of the vaccine but the application time is slower from 1/10.

Previously, the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam issued a directive on aircraft operation during the epidemic season. The directive states: Aircraft operators evaluate compliance with regulations on maintaining instrument flight ratings and piloting skills, testing skills and capabilities, and training periodically, with minimum distances. on flight experience for all operating crew members. In case the pilot does not meet the above requirements, the aircraft operator must organize rehabilitation training for the pilot in accordance with the provisions of the set of regulations on civil aviation safety in the field of ships. fly and operate the aircraft before performing the mission. The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam assigns the Flight Safety Standards Department to study the letter of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on different situations during the Covid-19 period, to issue guidance on the granting of exemptions extending the validity period of training and maintenance of ratings, health certificates and registrations under ICAO regulations in July.

Before returning to normal operating status, the pilot after receiving rehabilitation training or after having to undergo an extension as mentioned above must fly at least 3 routes under the supervision of the airline flight instructor (FI) or flight test teacher (DPE). The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam requires, based on specific operating conditions, aircraft operators to assess and classify the pilot's capacity according to job position; study and supplement the process of arranging and arranging flight crews to perform tasks taking into account the experience and distance factors to ensure the minimum or higher principle as follows. Experienced riders operate with less experienced drivers; a low-distance pilot who has flown a flight mission within 30 days prior to the mission date will fly with a heavily-spaced pilot (did not perform the mission within 30 days prior to the mission date.

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