Senegal: Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport, 7th African airport to receive the “Airport Health Accreditation”

The Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport is now on the list of the few African airports that have received the “Airport Health Accreditation”, a program designed by the Airport Council International (ACI), to make airport facilities safe in this time of Covid-19.

“… This certifies that Dakar Blaise Diagne Airport offers a safe airport experience to all travellers, in compliance with the sanitary measures according to the ACI guidelines, as part of the programme to restart and resume aeronautical activities, and the recommendations of the World Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council Working Group on the implementation of industry best practices…”

extract from the press release of the airport, relating to this certification.

Port Louis International Airport (Mauritius) was the first in Africa to receive this certification, and most recently Kigali International Airport, Rwanda. The other African airports that have received this certification are those of Antananarivo in Madagascar, Conakry in Guinea, Enfidha and Monastir in Tunisia…

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