12 June 2020 – Airport stakeholders informed on new operational procedures

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Health, Immigration
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Seychelles Civil Aviation Authority

Overview: Airport stakeholders informed on new operational procedures -As the airport prepares for international schedule flights, stakeholders were informed on a series of measures that they must observe and apply as they run their daily business on the premises during the pandemic. operations will no longer be the same for inbound international passengers, as the Seychelles International Airport is geared up with new operational procedures to enforce high level of hygiene, social distancing and vigilance.Measures will also be extended to the landside area to limit traffic at the terminal. A check point is to be based after the roundabout at the Skychef area for vehicle screening. Business operators such as taxis and car hires will be allowed at the terminal only for drop off and pick up, as access will be restricted to vehicular traffic.
SCAA has also invested in new fast track thermal cameras, pedal bins, personal protective gears for its staff as well as sensitization posters to adhere to both local and international standards in the post Covid-19 scenario.

Furthermore, access to certain areas within the airport will be subjected to temperature screening so as to protect airport staff.

The public will be informed of the new measures in due course depending on the flight schedule and decision of the Public Health Authority.
Full details here: https://www.scaa.sc/index.php/press-releases/63-airport-stakeholders-informed-on-new-operational-procedures

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other
Evidence/Justification: Airport stakeholders informed on new operational procedures -As the airport prepares for international schedule flights, stakeholders were informed on a series of measures that they must observe and apply as they run their daily business on the premises during the pandemic. operations will no longer be the same for inbound international passengers, as the Seychelles International Airport is geared up with new operational procedures to enforce high level of hygiene, social distancing and vigilance.Measures will also be extended to the landside area to limit traffic at the terminal. A check point is to be based after the roundabout at the Skychef area for vehicle screening. Business operators such as taxis and car hires will be allowed at the terminal only for drop off and pick up, as access will be restricted to vehicular traffic.
SCAA has also invested in new fast track thermal cameras, pedal bins, personal protective gears for its staff as well as sensitization posters to adhere to both local and international standards in the post Covid-19 scenario.

Furthermore, access to certain areas within the airport will be subjected to temperature screening so as to protect airport staff.

The public will be informed of the new measures in due course depending on the flight schedule and decision of the Public Health Authority.