By John Smith •
Published: 15 Jul 2020 • 16:24
Check in for a vulnerable passenger
Credit: Gibraltar Government
FOLLOWING the outbreak of Covid-19, Gibraltar Airport adopted a series of measures based on guidance and advice provided by Public Health Gibraltar and some aviation-specific guidelines provided by Public Health England.
Amongst these measures were the provision of hand sanitiser gels, the addition of Plexiglas screens, physical distancing mitigation, extra cleaning of public areas and trolleys and the provision of face shields for staff.
As the number of flights into and out of the Rock starts to increase and taking into account general advice on international air travel, Gibraltar Airport will shortly be introducing further measures and will be issuing a ‘Guidance for Travellers’ Information Sheet to assist passengers in planning their journeys and know what to expect when catching a flight.
The new main measures will be:
Gibraltar Airport will continue working to ensure the safety of passengers and staff and will follow any guidelines, recommendations and directives, to keep flying from Gibraltar as positive an experience as possible.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
Currently he is acting as Editorial Consultant for the paper helping to shape its future development.
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