RGIA Hyderabad Corona exit plans in place
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport makes changes to queuing the arrangements at the city side, check-in halls, security check areas and boarding gates
RGIA – Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is all set to make social distancing a new norms at the airport once after the lockdown is lifted.
At present, only the evacuation and relief passenger flights along with cargo flights handling essentials and medical supplies are moving.
To encourage the compliance with social distancing norms at RGIA, the GMR Hyderabad International Airport Limited (GHIAL), is making changes in the queuing arrangements at the city side, check-in halls, security check areas and boarding gates, with social distancing markers and reminders.
The airport staff will monitor for the strict adherence and sensitization to all the passengers. Visually impactful information giving displays and signage are kept at various places to guide the passengers regarding new measures and processes would be arranged.
According to a press release, the sanitization and fumigation of the entire airport building, an area of 1,27,000 square metre is being done zone wise daily. A team of over 100 professionals has been deployed to carry out frequent disinfection drive on regular frequency.
The high contact surfaces such as desks, chairs, elevators, railings, trolleys, handles, trays, baggage belts, etc., inside the terminals is sanitized regularly and will continue after the airport reopens.
Sensor-based automatic hand sanitizer dispensing machines are being placed across the terminal building for the passengers and airport staff inside the terminal. At all check-in counters, the boarding card and bag tag dispensers have been made directly accessible to passengers to avoid any need for physical exchange of these with airport staff.
For the safety of the passengers and staff, the trolleys and baggage trays would be disinfected after each use with the help of dedicated disinfection units.