Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (OSH), temporary gates in the event of approval from authorities after the break in service on March 19, the scope of the measures taken in Turkey because Covidien-28 epidemic is preparing to reopen on 28 May. “As Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport, we had an intense preparatory period as an OHS in the process when we interrupted all our passenger flight operations,” said Ersel Göral, CEO of OHS. While we were maintaining our facilities, we quickly made our preparations to start operating again. We switched to a new system focused on social distance and hygiene. We can say that a new period will begin in aviation from now on ”. He said that no passengers without a mask will be admitted to the terminal in the new period, and that the relatives of passengers can no longer enter the terminal.
Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (OSH), Turkey is preparing to reopen its passengers with throughout the Covidien-covered 19 outbreaks of the measures taken because of the March 28 date for the temporary service adjournment of the then civil aviation authorities on May 28 of the door if not the approval of domestic flights.
Sabiha Gökçen International Airport terminal operator OHS CEO for Ersel Goral pandemic effects of only one of the sectors living in the most severe in the world not only in Turkey stating that civil aviation, "Istanbul all our journey of flight operations at the Sabiha Gokcen Airport have a break on March 28, 2020 . In this process, as OHS, we have maintained our facilities on the one hand, and on the other hand, we continued our preparations without interruption until the date when we will start operating again. We plan to start domestic flights at our airport on May 28, if the authority approves. At the center of our preparations is ensuring social distance and hygiene. As OHS, we have completed all our preparations for the Airport Pandemic Certificate, which will soon come into force. ” said.
Stating that a new world order has been initiated in aviation, Göral continued as follows: “According to the new rules introduced by the General Directorate of Civil Aviation, no masked passengers will be taken inside the terminal building. In addition, the relatives of passengers will never be able to enter the terminal. On the other hand, only baby care items, laptop and women's handbags can be purchased. Also 100 ml. While the liquid restriction continues, 100 ml of liquids such as cologne and disinfectant with high alcohol content. It will be allowed to be taken on board provided that it is below. ”
“The number of passengers will be constantly checked”
Giving information about the measures to be taken in the terminal building, Göral said, “We aim to use both visual and audio warnings and technological solutions to prevent the densities that may occur especially at the terminal entrances and purified hall passages. We will ensure that sufficient distance is maintained between people by better controlling the queues before the security screening; For this, we will constantly check the number of passengers in the areas with sensor cameras. This system will allow us to take the necessary measures to protect the social distance by sending a message to our security personnel in the field before the number of people goes above the specified number. ”
“It may be possible to put rapid diagnosis kits before the flight”
In this new period, Ersel Göral underlined that the passengers will act in accordance with the social distance rules in the seating groups in the waiting areas, during the check-in procedures, on boarding the aircraft and in the food and beverage areas. Hand disinfectants will be positioned at all contact points in the use of passengers and staff, as well as fire measurements with thermal cameras at the entrance doors of passengers or staff arriving at the terminal. In addition, in areas such as elevators, escalators, escalators, and passenger seating groups, all surface hygiene will be provided continuously by restricting the number of people. We believe that the more we pay attention to the rules in this new period, the sooner we can get through the pandemic process. ”
Göral stated that, along with all these measures, the use of rapid diagnostic kits before the flight, which they see some examples in the world, may also be under the leadership of the Ministry of Health or other regulatory international institutions.
“Prefer online transactions”
Suggesting that passengers use more online transactions in this process, Göral gave the following information: “After checking online, you can start your journey without exchanging any documents with a QR code to your phone, so you can create a safer environment for both you and the people around you. . The biggest challenge we will face as airports in these times we live under the threat of Covid-19 is that there will be a need for more space with fewer passengers. In addition, all measures and additional services will have cost burdens. Hoping to find a final solution as soon as possible, our guests should keep their hearts comfortably that we will carefully perform all our duties for the purpose of normalization until the day this solution enters our lives. ”
“There will be no masked employees”
Finally, Ersel Göral said that the personnel working in the terminal business started preparations to take all precautions in order to be able to get the job under the best conditions. Our employees will undergo health check by the workplace doctor before moving to work in the office and in the field, and the staff who do not pass will not be able to work. All staff will wear masks and face shields, and the masks will be distributed to employees every 20 hours during the day. Social distance and hygiene rules will be applied precisely in personnel services and offices and disinfection will be carried out regularly. The process will be followed at the highest level within the scope of occupational health and safety. ”