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Geneva and Zurich airports prepare for return of passengers

National News // May 29, 2020

Geneva and Zurich airports are gearing up to restart.

Photo by Philipp Dubach on Unsplash Geneva and Zurich airports prepare for return of passengers

Both airports have been virtually dormant for the last several weeks, with only a handful of flights every day. 

But passengers are expected to return from the 15th June as travel restrictions across Europe are lifted. 

The airports have been installing plexiglass barriers at check in and security. Hand sanitizer will be available and staff will be wearing masks – but passengers won’t be forced to. Although airlines will have their own rules on their aircraft. 

Passengers are also being asked to make use of automation as much as possible. Use self-check-in, and use scanners for boarding passes. 

The main airlines at both airports – SWISS and easyJet – are preparing to restart services. Neither will run a full service from day one but expect to ramp up fairly quickly. 


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