Hyderabad, Sep 20 (PTI) The GMR Group-led Rajiv Gandhi
International Airport here has been granted theAirport Health
Accreditation (AHA) by ACI, a worldwide association for the
air transport industry, for the safety measures being takenat
the aerodrome, the operator said on Sunday.
It is among the first airports in Asia Pacific region to
have received this coveted accreditation by the Airport
Council International (ACI), a release from the GMR said.
The accreditation is the outcome of the rigorous
assessment of the RGIA on the alignment of its health measures
with the ACI Aviation Business Restart and Recovery guidelines
and ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) Council
Aviation Recovery Task Force (CART) Recommendations along with
industry best practices, it said.
According to the release, the ACI assessment covered the
health and safety measures undertaken by the airport for
passengers and staffin all the terminal areas including
departures, arrivals and transfers, transportation services,
food and beverage services, escalators and elevators, lounges,
facilities and baggage claim area among others.
The assessment also captured the initiatives that the
airport took for safety and well-being of employees and
With growing passenger confidence, the airport is
steadily seeing an increase in passenger traffic.
Last month, the airport handled on an average over 16,000
domestic passengers and over 170 domestic air traffic
movements daily amidst the best in industry safety standards
and contactless travel options.
The airport has regained its 50 domestic destinations
(till August 31) out of 55 pre-COVID-19 destinations, the
release added. PTI GDK
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