Rome’s Fiumicino Airport has its first official 5-day rating against Covid 19. This rating follows tests established by hygiene and safety and protection measures against the spread of the new coronavirus.
This 5 star rating took place following an audit carried out during 3 days, carried out at the beginning of this month. According to Skytrax, the assessment was based on a combination of procedural efficiency checks, visual observation analyzes and ATP sampling tests.
Leonardo Davinci International Airport (also called Fiumicino Airport) is the main airport in Italy. From September 1, together with the Red Cross, they formed a team of 40 members who deal with ensuring social distance and compliance with security measures, which follow the anti-Covid protocols 19.
Those who conducted the audit were impressed by the ease with which the signs can be read in distinct languages, also noticing a visible presence of cleaning staff in areas where customers are more active.
The airport is constantly improving its sanitation methods in the busiest areas, such as escalators or elevators, using UV rays.
Skytrax heard 4 airports until it decided to give this rating to Rome’s Fiumicino airport. London Heatrow Airport received a 3-star rating consisting of the correct use of the mask, legible signs of distance and protection measures, the availability of a hand sanitizer. However, the auditor noticed the lack of staff to ensure efficient cleaning and disinfection in the busiest areas of this airport and did not notice any distinct signs of social distancing, which is why he put Rome airport first.