Riga Airport phone calls on those people travellers who presently require to travel to do so responsibly, carefully observing the epidemiological basic safety necessities established at the Airport and on flights, and clarifying in great time all the problems for the entry into the nation of vacation spot.
The airport has thorough epidemiological security measures in position since very last May perhaps in buy to be certain that vacationers who will need to fly are as guarded as probable from the threat of turning out to be contaminated with COVID-19. Riga Airport has acquired the significant four-star ranking for its applied security measures in the prestigious Skytrax aviation score.
A analyze carried out at the airport at the end of past yr, in which 1010 respondents aged 18 to 65 ended up interviewed in a pc interview on the World wide web, exhibits that 72 per cent of respondents sense guarded from COVID-19 challenges at Riga Airport many thanks to the carried out security steps.
“Statistics clearly show that the aviation marketplace is at the moment a person of the most secure modes of transportation, and much additional traceable than land transportation or the ‘movement’ of the virus inland. Air transportation is a strictly supervised and very easily traceable market – knowledge from airport inspections exhibit that practically 100 % of passengers may possibly current a detrimental COVID-19 check end result on entry and have accomplished an e-certificate on Covidpass.lv for that reason, if necessary, the virus can be simply traced, if a beneficial case of COVID-19 is yet detected. Due to the fact May perhaps, the airport has been carefully next the latest epidemiological rules and the recommendations of European and international aviation organizations in order to employ the most powerful steps, so contributing to limiting the unfold of the virus. Riga Airport has joined the European Union Aviation Safety Company (EASA) Aviation Field Constitution for COVID-19, confirming the company’s capability to perform to the greatest standards of epidemiological safety and to cooperate at equally countrywide and international degree to reduce the chance of the spread of the disease,” states Laila Odiņa, Chairperson of the Airport Board.
The airport has demanding procedures on the use of masks and entry to the terminal, the compliance with which is managed by safety staff when checking ticket booking. All customer support details at the airport are equipped with security glass, so protecting both equally travellers and personnel. The airport adheres to superior expectations of cleanliness – surfaces are disinfected on a normal foundation and cleansing has been intensified in popular-use spots and motor vehicles, passengers have entry to non-speak to hand disinfection stands. Though the number of flights has lessened, the airport utilizes the full terminal to serve passengers, which suggests a large selection of distancing possibilities, complemented by markings on the flooring and chairs, assisting travellers continue to keep the needed length simpler.
Additional basic safety for air tourists is supplied by the necessity, which is in position considering the fact that Jan. 15, namely, that entry into Latvia is allowed only for passengers who can existing a damaging COVID-19 examination result what’s more, as of Jan. 25 the examination must be executed applying the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) approach, which is commonly utilised throughout the world and is the most internationally recognized technique for screening COVID-19.
To ensure that the journey does not stop before boarding, the airport encourages passengers to study carefully the requirements of the picked out airline and entry rules in the region of location, as much more and extra international locations and airways require not only e-certificates but also COVID-19 check outcomes. There are also distinct constraints on assembly and motion in distinctive nations around the world.
In purchase to offer passengers and workforce of businesses doing the job at the airport with added opportunities to get COVID-19 check, E. Gulbis Laboratory contactless COVID-19 screening stage now is obtainable at Riga Airport. The final results of the exams can be received after 24 hrs. Thinking about that tourists from a lot more and a lot more countries are expected to current COVID-19 exam end result, the airport in cooperation with E. Gulbis Laboratory is functioning on the institution of a lasting COVID-19 testing point, which will be located in the arrivals hall of the passenger terminal.
The airport reminds that a detrimental examination end result does not terminate the obligation to notice 10 times of self-isolation and other restrictions established in Latvia to regulate the unfold of COVID-19 infection.
To support passengers prepare for the excursion, Riga Airport has produced a video sequence “Travel properly and forbid the virus from touring,” which is accessible on the Airport’s youtube channel and social community accounts.