Ali Al Midfa (right) with Sheikh Abdulrahma Al Shamsi at the Sharjah Airport.
Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, recently welcomed Sheikh Abdulrahman Bin Mohammed Al Shamsi, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation office in Sharjah, on a tour of Sharjah Airport.
During the tour of the various airport facilities, Al Shamsi was briefed on the precautionary measures that the airport had adopted for repatriation flights to ensure the highest levels of safety and protection.Ali Al Midfa thanked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for their great efforts in organising and facilitating repatriation flights.
Effective measures have been taken, in compliance with relevant authorities, to ensure a hassle-free experience to all passengers while maintaining the highest level of safety.
Sterilization measures were implemented to all airport facilities including aircrafts, entrance and departure areas, passenger boarding bridges and passenger transportation buses and self-sterilization machines at entrances to the airport.
Passengers are subject to mandatory thermal screening to ensure optimal safety standards have been maintained. Social distancing signs and markers are also displayed to reinforce the need to maintain physical distance.
Sharjah Airport is committed to protecting the health and well-being of all employees and has taken preventative measures such as installing protective shields at check-in counters, immigration and passport control counters.
The airport's comprehensive measures ensure regular sterilization and disinfection procedures throughout the Airport facilities, additionally, all staff are required to wear face masks and disposable gloves.
Sharjah Airport invites those wishing to obtain information about returning to their homeland, or about other passenger flights, to contact Air Arabia directly by visiting the website www.airarabia.com or phone number 065580000 or contact the relevant travel agent.
This cover is automatically included with the booking, no additional documents are required from customers and validity is for 31 days from the day of departure on the itinerary. It also includes medical expenses and quarantine costs.
The airport ensures taking all precautionary measures in compliance with international standards, to guarantee the health and safety of travellers, customers and employees.
Air Arabia remains committed to bring stranded citizens back home as well as supporting requests to operate repatriation flights and is working closely with UAE authorities in this regard.
As a result of attracting new airlines and the expansion of operations by existing airlines, Sharjah Airport recorded a growth of 9.56% in passenger movement with more than 3.15 million passengers during the first quarter of 2019 as compared to 2.880 million passengers in the first quarter of 2018.
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