Ensure Your Health and Safety Measures Before Travelling By Flight

  • -Dec 03, 2021
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The Covid-19 pandemic has taught us life long lessons and safety measures like social distancing, wearing masks, sanitising hands frequently are the new normals. The human beings are adaptive to everything and during this crisis together we have very well to fight against this once in a millennia sort of epidemic.

Doctors and pharmaceutics are still due to deliver their best to defeat this Coronavirus. Now things are getting back to normal but still we have to follow all the precautions and safety measures.

This is quite impossible to stay in our homes and prevent the travelling whether it is a business trip or a family vacation trip. Many countries are removing travel bans as the situation improves. Still check the official updates before planning your trip to a particular country. And it does not mean that if there is no travel ban, it is safe. You can check the best countries to travel to after the pandemic crisis on our website. Here is a complete guide for our travellers to follow while travel by air:

Before heading to the airport

  • Ensure compliance with testing protocols where applicable
  • Avoid traveling if you have a fever or cough. Seek medical advice if you are unwell
  • Perform as many as your travel formalities before heading to the airport. This includes:
    Completing e-VISA or travel authorization, contact and health information declaration as per local regulation
    Check-in online for your flight, and if possible print your bag tags at home
  • Ensure you have sufficient masks and hand sanitizer for your entire journey

While at the airport, before departure

  • Wear your mask at all times
  • Practice physical distancing wherever possible, including when boarding the aircraft
  • Wash or sanitize hands frequently by washing with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand sanitizers
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth, especially after contact with commonly touched surfaces

During the flight

  • Wear your mask at all times:
    - Wear it properly, over your nose and mouth
    - Change it when it becomes damp
  • Avoid unnecessary movement during the flight. Avoid congregating when waiting to use the toilet
  • Inform the crew and seek medical care early if you become sick while traveling
  • Wash or sanitize hands frequently by washing with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand sanitizers
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth, especially after contact with commonly touched surfaces
  • Do not rush to disembark from the aircraft after it stops at the parking bay. Do practice the same hand hygiene and physical distancing

In the arrival lounge

  • Wear your face covering or mask at all times
  • Practice physical distancing wherever possible, including when at immigration and baggage claim
  • Wash, sanitize or clean hands frequently by washing with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand sanitizers
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth, especially after contact with commonly touched surfaces
  • Comply with any local regulations on contact tracing