The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released an airline self-assessment health checklist to support the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Take-off: Guidance for Air Travel through the COVID-19 Public Health Crisis. The Take-off guidance is the global standard framework of risk-based temporary measures for governments and the air transport value chain for safe operations during the COVID-19 crisis.
The IATA Health Safety Checklist for Airline Operators provides the standards and recommended practices (IHSARPs), associated guidance material and other supporting information necessary for an operator to self-assess. Sections cover:
- Pre-arrival notification;
- Check in;
- Embarkation and Disembarkation;
- Aircraft Cleaning;
- Onboard Air Quality;
- In-flight Operations;
- Flight and Cabin Crew – General;
- Crew Layover;
- Airport Facilities.