On June 1, all Ecuador airports will open to allow arrivals and departures of domestic and international flights. After 70 days of state of sanitary emergency, which will come to an end on May 31, a certain normality begins to recover in the country. As for travel, in order to travel, a series of restrictions will be required of passengers and crew, as well as terminal personnel.
The Emergency Operations Committee (COE) has published a series of recommendations to be able to travel.
Recommendations for traveling
Use of a mask at the airport and on the plane.
Have the ticket printed.
Machines have been set up to print tickets and to check luggage.
Carry the identity card.
If a passenger requires assistance, they will be allowed to be accompanied by a person until registration.
Only passengers with their ticket can enter the terminal.
Public or private transport may be used, according to the recommendations of the National COE.
Passengers must comply with all hygiene regulations, such as one meter distance and alcohol hand washing.
The return of commercial air activity at airports implicitly complies with the “guidelines for the Reactivation of International and Domestic Flights”, carried out by Technical Working Table number 3.
Users entering the terminal should take their temperature and people with a temperature higher than 38ºC will not be allowed to enter. Triage will be performed before and after boarding the plane. The airports of Guayaquil and Quito have enabled spaces for possible cases of coronavirus, to prevent them from relating to other passengers. Further, sanitary protective screens have been installed in all customer service centers and departure lounges to protect employees and customers.