Abu Dhabi-based carrier Etihad Airways has introduced the Covid-19 global wellness insurance cover, it announced on September 7.
Passengers will be covered for up to EUR150,000 of medical costs and up to EUR100 a day of quarantine costs in case of a positive diagnosis for 14 days.
Part of Etihad Wellness, the airline’s new health and hygiene programme, the insurance cover will span across all guests who are diagnosed with the coronavirus infection during their trip.
All Etihad tickets, regardless of the date on which they have been booked, will include the Covid-19 insurance for those traveling until December 31, 2020.
Introducing our COVID-19 global wellness insurance cover – just one of the ways we promise to keep you protected. If you’re tested positive for COVID-19 while you’re away, we’ll take care of your medical expenses and quarantine costs. Learn more: https://t.co/fRDv5UEJEG pic.twitter.com/2ooRz5UxKA
— Etihad Airways (@etihad) September 7, 2020