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Istanbul Airport receives the first ‘Airport Health Accreditation’ Certificate in the World

Having made its mark with the health measures taken during the Covid-19 pandemic, along with its unique architecture, strong infrastructure, superior technologies and the outstanding travel experience offered to passengers, Istanbul Airport has now qualified to receive certification under the “Airport Health Accreditation” program that was launched by Airport Council International (ACI) as of July 24, 2020.

Istanbul Airport, which first received the ‘Airport Pandemic Certificate’ given by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation on grounds of the tight measures taken to fight the Covid-19 pandemic and then signed the “Covid-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol” published by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), has received yet another international certificate to manifest the measures it has taken. Thus, Istanbul Airport has become the first airport in the World to receive certification under the “Airport Health Accreditation” program launched by Airport Council International (ACI).

Airport Health Accreditation covers a range of highly significant measures…

With its hygiene measures taken against the Covid-19 pandemic updated at frequent intervals, Istanbul Airport continues to strengthen its leading position with the certificate it has been given by Airport Council International (ACI), thereby securing its position among the most hygienic airports both in Turkey and worldwide. Istanbul Airport successfully a series of critical audits to meet all requirements and qualify for the “Airport Health Accreditation” certificate. The audits covered evaluation of a wide range of measures taken at passenger-intensive areas including without limitation cleaning, disinfection, social distancing, protection of personnel, passenger communication, access to terminal, safety screening, waiting areas, bridges, escalators, elevators, baggage claim etc.

Serving as proof that measurable priority is attached to passengers, personnel, health and safety at airports, the certificate is proof of Istanbul Airport’s success in terms of Covid-19 measures.

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