Delta CEO says airline has not determined whether or not to mandate COVID vaccines

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BOSTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The CEO of Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) stated on Sunday that the corporate has not determined whether or not to mandate COVID-19 vaccines because the White House has requested.

The vaccination charge on the airline must be above 90% by Nov. 1, CEO Ed Bastian informed reporters on the sidelines of a convention of airways group IATA in Boston.

The White House is urgent main U.S. airways to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for workers by Dec. 8 – the deadline for federal contractors. Large U.S. airways have quite a lot of federal contracts. learn extra

Reporting by Rajesh Kumar Singh; Editing by Lisa Shumaker

Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. March 25, 2020.  REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage