By Yusuf Yunus
Air Peace has announced measures to protect its passengers and staff against the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The airline’s Safety Manager, Captain Godfrey Ogbogu, made this known in a statement.
Ogbogu explained that all passengers of the airline would be subjected to a thorough hand sanitisation at the boarding gate.
He said that the airline had also introduced temperature check for all passengers before boarding.
Ogbogu said that any passenger whose temperature reads above 38 degrees would not be allowed to board while a refund would be issued.
“We wish to state categorically that any passenger who fails to cooperate will be declined boarding on any of our flights
“We want to assure the passengers that these exercises will be seamlessly carried out and passengers will not be inconvenienced in any way,” he said.
Ogbogu enjoined all passengers to cooperate with the airline, as the World Health Organisation(WHO) had declared COVID-19 a pandemic.
He disclosed that the airline’s aircraft was extensively sanitised before flying each day.
Ogbogu said the airline was cooperating with the Federal Government in fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
He thanked all the airline’s customers for making it their airline of choice.
The official added that the safety of their passengers and workforce was its priority and this it would pursue vigorously.