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Preventive Measures taken at Istanbul Airport to fight the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Outbreak

Efforts on the preventive measures that can be taken against coronavirus are being carried out with utmost care and diligence, acting in collaboration with​ the Turkish Ministry of Health, the Turkish General Directorate of Health Services for Borders and Coasts and İGA Airport Operation Inc. To date, several preventive measures have been taken and put in immediate practice at Istanbul Airport, including the following:​​​

  • 24/7 thermal camera surveillance,
  • Filter and duct cleaning works in ventilation ducts and filter disinfection activities,
  • Frequent disinfection activities both in the terminal building and transportation vehicles (taxi, Havaist buses, IETT buses, COBUS vehicles used for apron service etc.),
  • Distribution of banners and flyers at thermal camera surveillance and transfer points, and notably passport checkpoints, by the Turkish MoH General Directorate of Health Services for Borders and Coasts to inform the passengers on the disease,
  • Hand sanitizer stations, and
  • Staff trainings.