Safe travel experience: Olbia Airport obtains the "Airport Health Accreditation" certification

Olbia airport obtains the "Airport Health Accreditation" certification issued by Airports Council International regarding COVID-19 health procedures

Olbia, January 27, 2021- Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport has obtained the Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) certification issued by the Airports Council International (ACI), an international association that represents more than 1,900 airports worldwide. The certification was granted following the evaluation of the health measures and procedures introduced by Geasar following the COVID-19 pandemic and their compliance with the ICAO (International Aviation Organization), EASA-European Union Aviation Safety Agency and the protocol of the European Center. for disease prevention and control (ECDC - Aviation Health Safety Protocol).

Among the elements taken into consideration by ACI for the issue of the Costa Smeralda certification to be noted: the cleaning and disinfection processes of airport spaces; the monitoring of passenger flows and the consequent maintenance of physical distances; the protections provided to staff and effective communication to the passenger through social channels, web and airport platform (monitors, signs, signs, etc.).

«We are very satisfied with this important recognition - comments Silvio Pippobello, CEO of Geasar -
which confirms our constant commitment to guarantee the highest safety standards for our passengers and our Staff. In fact, since the beginning of the emergency, we have developed an internal protocol aligned with international guidelines and introduced a series of additional measures to reduce the risk of contagion between travelers and airport workers, such as the innovative sanitation system of trays and trolleys based on UV technology. Our goal, which we believe is essential for a quick restart, is to instill confidence and tranquility in our carriers and above all in passengers”.

The ACI Europe Airport Health Accreditation program is a worldwide program that evaluates the alignment of airport procedures with ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) guidelines and is open to all member airports.
In Italy the certification was obtained from 13 airports: Naples, Turin, Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate, Bologna, Orio al Serio, Verona, Rome Fiumicino, Rome Ciampino, Crotone, Lamezia Terme, Reggio Calabria and Palermo.

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