Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) has resumed allowing some transit passengers to use the airport.
“From 1 June 2020 until further notice, only transit/transfer passengers who have been checked through at the origin port and take transit/transfer flights operated by the same airline group are accepted at HKG,” the airport says.
All passengers, including departing, arriving and transfer/transit passengers, as well as airport staff are required to wear face masks in all passenger accessible areas of HKG’s restricted area “until further notice”.
Other measures include the following:
- All transfer/transit and arriving passengers must undergo body temperature screening upon arrival.
- Transfer/transit passengers are requested to go directly to the boarding gates for their connecting flights immediately.
- Transfer/transit passengers are given stickers at transfer points for identification purpose.
- Passengers have to keep a physical distance of at least 1.5 metres from each other when standing in queues.
- Alcohol-based hand rub dispensers and sanitising floor mats are available at each arrival gate and “throughout the entire terminal”.
- Cleaning and disinfection of the boarding gate area and airbridge are carried out after each arriving flight.
- Protective screens are installed at service counters, including airline check-in counters and customer services centres.
- Designated dining areas are set up for transfer/transit passengers.