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Mus­cat air­port earns ACI Air­port Health Ac­cred­i­ta­tion

- Health · Health Conditions · Travel · Infectious Diseases · Muscat · Honolulu International Airport · Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport · Oman

Mus­cat – Mus­cat In­ter­na­tional Air­port, man­aged and op­er­ated by Oman Air­ports, has be­come the first air­port in the Mid­dle East to achieve the Air­ports Coun­cil In­ter­na­tional (ACI) Air­port Health Ac­cred­i­ta­tion. The cer­ti­fi­ca­tion is based on a pro­gramme de­signed to as­sist air­ports by as­sess­ing new health mea­sures and pro­ce­dures in­tro­duced as a re­sult of the COVID-19 pan­demic. It recog­nises Mus­cat In­ter­na­tional Air­port’s com­mit­ment to pri­ori­tis­ing health and safety mea­sures in ac­cor­dance with in­dus­try best prac­tices and in­ter­na­tional health and safety pro­to­cols.

“Health and safety have al­ways been a top pri­or­ity for Oman Air­ports. In achiev­ing this global health ac­cred­i­ta­tion, Mus­cat In­ter­na­tional Air­port once again demon­strates its team’s com­mit­ment to tak­ing the ap­pro­pri­ate steps to re­duce the risk of ex­po­sure at our air­ports,” said Saud bin Nasser al Hobeishi, deputy CEO of Oman Air­ports. “We are de­lighted to have achieved the ACI Air­port Health Ac­cred­i­ta­tion, which demon­strates the com­pany’s on­go­ing com­mit­ment to de­liver safe and healthy travel ex­pe­ri­ence at all times and in all cir­cum­stances.”

The Air­port Health Ac­cred­i­ta­tion pro­gramme was es­tab­lished to re­store con­fi­dence in trav­ellers about the safety of air­port fa­cil­i­ties and the ef­fec­tive­ness of the pre­cau­tion­ary mea­sures im­ple­mented to pre­vent any risk to their health. This ac­cred­i­ta­tion is recog­ni­tion of all the COVID-19 mea­sures that Oman Air­ports has been im­ple­ment­ing at Mus­cat In­ter­na­tional Air­port since the on­set of the pan­demic.

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