With the upsurge in the COVID 19 confirm cases in the cosmos, Munich Airport has put some measures in place to protect air travellers against this pandemic. The Airport says its preparing for a rebound in air traffic and increasing passenger figures. This will ensure travel remains safe at Munich Airport.
The German Airport says the frequency of cleaning in every areas— especially where passengers linger— of the airports will be increased, and surfaces will also be disinfected . Passengers, employees or anybody in the premisis, will be required to wear face masks as hand sanitizer dispensers will also be provided for passengers at the airport. All travelers will be properly informed of this new rules of conduct, through regular announcements, posters, video screens, and heavier staff presence.
Jost Lammers, Chief Executive Officer of Flughafen Munchen GmbH explains that:
“We anticipate that as the coronavirus restrictions are eased, the demand for air travel will rise and supply on the airline side will increase again. At the same time, we strive to offer the highest safety to passengers and employees while also providing travelers with the high standard of service they are accustomed to,” .
All protocol have been formulated, For Instance: At check-in, the security check, and in other areas where passengers can become backed up, lines and floor markings are used as wayfinding to ensure passengers adhere to the minimum social distances rules as stated by the World Health Organisation (WHO). “Plexiglas panels have also been installed wherever passengers and employees are in direct contact. In order to prevent lines from forming, all passengers are advised to check in online if possible. There is a new service for passengers in Terminal 2. It houses six vending machines – four prior to security and two in the gate area – that can be used to purchase face masks, disinfectant wipes, and other sanitary products”, the airport explained.
Munich airport further clarifies, that the obligation to wear masks was mandated by the authorities, and it applies in all airport terminal buildings, i.e. in area A through E of Terminal 1, central area Z, area F, and throughout Terminal 2 as well as its satellite building.