Haiti – FLASH: New measures at the airport for passengers
To 24 hours from the reopening of Toussaint Louverture International Airport, everything is ready to welcome passengers on departure and arrival. Work has been carried out in the various areas to adapt the airport to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus and new measures have been adopted for the health of passengers and employees.
The passenger who leaves the country will have to pass a first check point with the temperature measurement. Any passenger whose temperature is above 38 degrees Celsius will be isolated for examination by a team from the Ministry of Public Health according to the protocol in force. This measure also applies to all passengers disembarking in Haiti.
Once pass this check, the passenger will have access to the public hall and wait at the level of the covered space which is at the entrance of the airport it will have to respect the distance marks drawn on the ground.
Plexiglass protective screens were installed on all counters to protect passengers and airline employees during check-in
To gain access to immigration, also protected by Plexiglas screens, the passenger will have to undergo a second check (inspection and search).
In the various rooms, passengers will have to occupy one seat out of 2 to respect social differentiation.
On buses that transport passengers, the transport capacity has been limited to half. Some passengers who will have to walk to the airport will be accompanied by security staff.
Disinfectant gel dispensing points are located throughout the airport for passengers to wash their hands.
Every two hours the materials and equipment used by airport officials will be disinfected.
In the airport the wearing of a mask is compulsory as well as the respect of instruction pictograms and barrier principles.
Subject to change and according to information available, on July 1 it is Jet Blue which will make the first official recovery flight. Sunrise announced the resumption of its flights between Haiti and the Dominican Republic on July 3 https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31123-haiti-flash-sunrise-airways-resumes-flights-between-haiti-and- the-dominican-republic.html. American Airlines will resume flights on July 7 and Air Transat on July 29 with a return flight from Montreal / Port-au-Prince.
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