By Kelvin Osa Okunbor
Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) has launched new procedural pointers for air vacationers and different airport customers forward of graduation of home flight July 8, 2020.
Its spokesperson and Normal Supervisor Public Affairs; Mrs Henrietta Yakubu who disclosed this stated the brand new pointers had been a part of the Normal Working Process (SOP) aimed toward defending all stakeholders and stopping additional unfold of the COVID-19 virus.
In keeping with Yakubu, who described the rules as “New Regular”, departing passengers should arrive the airport correctly kitted with their face masks on.
She stated the brand new regime additionally stipulates that passengers should guarantee a minimal of 1 level 5 meters bodily distancing simply as Aviation Medical/Port Well being personnel are directed to display screen every passenger and guarantee using face masks.
Different measures, Yakubu stated stipulates these travelling with pets should get obligatory clearance from Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Providers.
Passengers, she insisted should bear disinfection of all luggages earlier than entry into the departure halls.
She stated: “Passengers are required to scrub their fingers as usually as doable with the availability of hand sanitiser for passengers earlier than entrance, on the ready halls/lounges and pre boarding gates.
All footwear based on FAAN could be disinfected/sanitised by foot mats positioned in any respect entrances to the terminal constructing.
Yakubu stated arriving passengers are anticipated to look at bodily distancing on disembarking from airplanes and similar as they board the Co-Buses.
She stated hand sanitizers could be offered within the buses.
She nonetheless warned that bodily distancing protocols should be noticed on the baggage declare space, the place hand sanitiser will even be offered.
Yakubu additional said that disinfected trolleys could be made out there for passengers, hinting that every one COVID-19 protocols should be noticed whereas present process Customs examine.
Yakubu stated : “Passengers would exit the halls and head straight to the automobile park for decide up, When you MUST converse to anybody round, please converse to a correctly tagged Aviation Safety (AVSEC) officer.
“Bodily distancing could be maintained whereas ready to be screened by personnel of port well being providers amongst others.
“Along with the above pointers, passengers are required to look at SOCIAL DISTANCING and make use of the ground markings on the safety screening space. They have to additionally adjust to all different safety pointers as laid down by officers of the Aviation Safety (AVSEC) division.”
She urged passengers and different stakeholders to respect and observe these obligatory protocols, put in place for his or her safety.