To ensure the safety of the epidemic room, Van Don International Airport is ready to open its doors to welcome guests
On February 20, 2021, the delegation of Quang Ninh province led by Mr. Nguyen Xuan Ky, Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council had a visit to survey and check the situation at Van Don airport and Van Don district.
|Quang Ninh Secretary Nguyen Xuan Ky checks and surveys at Van Don airport|
At the inspection, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Ky highly appreciated the efforts to prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic at Van Don international airport and affirmed that the Van Don epidemic has been completely extinguished so far, Van Don international airport is safe. full and ready to go again. Mr. Ky asked Van Don international airport to continue to perform well the processes and measures to prevent and combat the Covid-19 epidemic, ensuring safety for passengers and staff.
"By the 28th of Tet, Quang Ninh has completely controlled the epidemic in the area, extinguished the outbreak at Van Don airport and locked the outbreak in Dong Trieu town. Currently, the province is focusing on standard work. was left to reopen Van Don airport, to make efforts to realize the dual goal of 2021 to realize the goal of maintaining a safe, stable area and double-digit growth momentum in a new normal state ", Mr. Ky to speak.
It is expected that Van Don International Airport will officially resume operation from March 3, 2021, after the expiration of the period of temporary closure for the prevention of Covid-19 epidemic diseases under the decision of the Ministry of Transport. According to the plan, as soon as it is back in operation, Van Don international airport will re-connect the Van Don route to the city. Ho Chi Minh City serves the trade needs of the people, and at the same time continues to perform the responsibility assigned by the State to welcome "rescue" flights to the country and foreign experts to work in Vietnam.
|Van Don International Airport is expected to reopen on 3.3|
In order to ensure absolute safety for passengers and staff, Van Don International Airport has implemented many special measures, raising the level of epidemic safety higher than the general standard.
Specifically, with "rescue" flights and flights to transport foreign experts, the airport has reviewed and tightened the whole special flight welcome process. Passengers getting off the plane are welcome and perform mandatory body temperature measurement and medical declaration procedures, immigration and customs procedures in a separate area, located outside the terminal. Each passenger is instructed to disinfect hands, wear a mask and keep a safe distance from the epidemic room. All hand baggage and checked baggage are also disinfected with a special disinfectant. After completing the procedure, passengers will be brought to the quarantine area and monitored for their health for 14 days according to regulations.
|Isolating staff at the airport still actively maintain and maintain the trees to get ready for the opening day|
The station area and the flow of passengers are sprayed and disinfected. All staff and staff working at the airport, when taking part in a special flight, must strictly adhere to the epidemic prevention: wear a mask, wear standard protective clothing, ensure a safe distance from customers and perform continuous disinfection ...
With normal commercial flights, Van Don airport continues to arrange hand sanitizer at the check-in counters, station doors, and staff offices; measuring body temperature for passengers; require electronic medical declarations and mandatory wearing of masks for 100% of passengers and airport staff. Every day, Van Don airport performs disinfection of the terminal, cleaning high-risk locations such as handles and doors with disinfectant solution.
“We are committed not only to be ready for facilities, but also to optimize and further professionalize processes and regulations, especially raising regulations on disease prevention to the highest level, ensuring safety. for all customers, all flights to and from Van Don airport ", Mr. Pham Ngoc Sau - Director of Van Don International Airport affirmed.
Before that, after the discovery of Covid-19 case number 1553 was a security staff of Noi Bai Security team, on the night of January 27 and on January 28, all nearly 300 staff members worked at the international airport. Van Don was sampled and tested and found more positive cases for SARS-CoV-2 virus, an employee of Noi Bai Security Team, Skypec Aviation Petroleum Company, Air Traffic Control and Radio Station. VOR. These are all units that do not directly participate in serving flights from the epidemic area. Only a handful of security guards participated in the security at the perimeter, not in close contact with the passengers.
|The airport is sprayed with disinfection regularly|
The entire airport was immediately sprayed with disinfection. Van Don international airport has issued a written request to temporarily close the airport to ensure the epidemic prevention at the highest level. At the same time, the People's Committee of Quang Ninh province also decided to establish Van Don airport as a centralized isolation facility for about 150 people who are Van Don International Airport staff and staff of other agencies and units working at the airport such as Airport Authority, Border Police, Customs, International Health Quarantine ...
From February 2 to now, Quang Ninh has not recorded a new case of infection related to the Van Don International Airport outbreak and officially removed the blockade for the airport from February 17, 2021.