Sharjah Airport Authority will resume operations of passenger flights for those wishing to return to their home countries. The airport will be ready to welcome returning citizens upon receiving the necessary orders. In light of the current conditions, the move was implemented whilst complying with the highest safety protocols to ensure the well-being of employees and passengers.
The authority confirmed following the necessary precautionary measures for the safety of passengers, using internationally approved medical guidelines that align with the directives of the United Arab Emirates to combat the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Some of the measures include activation of electronic fingerprint for all employees present at the airport during this period. All employees and passengers are requested to practice social distancing at all times. All facilities within the airport are sterilised periodically throughout the day, hand sanitizers are distributed and everyone entering the facility are requested to wear gloves and masks at all times.
Passengers are advised to adhere to all these precautionary measures before boarding the aircraft. Sterilisation operations have been conducted throughout the airport, including sanitizing entrances, exits, gates, luggage transport cars, escalators, passenger boarding bridges and passenger transportation buses. All arrivals are subject to mandatory thermal screening to ensure optimal safety standards have been maintained.
Air Arabia announced operating repatriation flights to some destinations to carry outbound passengers from the UAE to their home countries. These include flights to Afghanistan, Iran, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Sudan, Egypt, India and Nepal.
Sharjah Airport Authority invited those wishing to return to their homeland or obtain information about passenger and air cargo flights, to directly get in touch with Air Arabia by visiting their website www.airarabia.com or calling 06-5580000