Cochin International Airport is making all the necessary arrangements which will aid the passengers in a comfortable and hassle-free journey after the government lifts the lockdown restriction. However, the government is still unsure whether the lockdown period will be lifted or extended. But Kochi Airport is doing its part by maintaining all the necessary safety procedures to ensure safety from the deadly virus. Kochi Airport has 52 Check-in counters in the domestic terminal and 80 check-in counters in the International terminal. The Airport staff will make sure that check-in counters are not overcrowded and people maintain a healthy distance to promote social distancing. Here are all the other measures taken by Cochin International Airport to ensure smooth operations after lockdown period.
Thermal Screening Will be Mandatory
Kochi Airport has made the thermal screening mandatory for both passengers and employees. As thermal screening is one of the effective ways to diagnose Covid-19 symptoms, passengers will be thermal screened at both the terminal and boarding gates. Immigration check and other procedures will be carried out after thermal screening. Not only this, before the journey Kochi Airport will disinfect the plane thoroughly to eliminate the threat of Covid-19. Apart from this, the Airport authorities will disinfect the entire airport premises on a frequent basis.
Physical Distancing Markers will be Made for Passengers
Kochi Airport will make unique markers in elevators, aerobridges, and other crowded places to ensure that passengers follow social distancing. Not only this, but Kochi Airport will also not allow more than four people on the lift. Special touch-me-not markers will also be placed around the airport premises which passengers will most likely to touch such as railings chairs and many others. Kochi Airport Officials are also working on a way where passengers will be allowed to carry important documents in digital format and reduce physical contact with Airport staff.