Government airlines and airports around the world are putting in new measures to help and protect travellers and allow for a return to the air during the Global coronavirus pandemic.
- The airlines are advised to leave at least one seat empty between passengers, the government is requiring airlines to carry a maximum of half the usual number of passengers on board.
- Wearing a surgical mask on board made mandatory.
- Passengers need to fill out an electronic health declaration form
- No food and beverages will be served during flights and the passengers are not allowed to drink or eat, only water will be provided by the cabin crew in any case of emergency.
- The government requires mandatory temperature checks and for social distancing measures to be observed at queuing points at the airport.
- Security screening should be done with minimal contact
- The government has directed Airlines to make an in-flight announcement about health measures and to distribute health information cards and questionnaires.
- At the airport staff and passengers are required to pass temperature check and disinfection procedures.
In the wake of COVID-19 cleanliness and sanitation are two significant factors linked with travellers safety, while these practices were designed specifically to reduce the risk of the coronavirus. Now even the airports are responsible for the safety of all travellers and arrange a protected trip for them.
Installing new hand sanitizer dispensers in high traffic areas in the airport, increasing the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting public areas including restrooms, sanitizing bins at the security checkpoints at least once per hour.