India-based airline company, Air Vistara on Saturday said, “Two of its pilots have tested positive for COVID-19 after undergoing some flight simulator training.”
Giving the update on the development, a Vistara spokesperson said, “Two of our pilots on returning to duty have unfortunately tested positive for COVID-19 after undergoing some flight simulator training. As part of our contact tracing efforts, we immediately placed all the direct and secondary contacts in home-quarantine.”
“Those who were in direct contact with these pilots were sent for RT-PCR COVID-19 test and so far the results of some pilots have been found negative while others are still pending,” the spokesperson added.
Adding to the statement, the spokesperson said, “The simulator training center has been informed to carry out the necessary sanitization, disinfection and other laid down guidelines issued by the authorities.”