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Montreal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL)

Last Updated: Oct. 1, 2020, 1:47 p.m.

  • Are passengers required to complete a government or airport issued pre-travel health declaration form?
  • No

  • Weblink to the health declaration form

  • Weblink to more information (who requires the declaration?)

  • Please provide a weblink to the health declaration information/form

  • Are passengers required to undergo a test for COVID-19 before starting their journey?
  • No

  • Please provide details and/or supporting weblinks

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests or screening?
  • Yes

  • Provide details: What type of screening is required? By whom is the screening conducted? Is screening for all passengers or for specific airlines?
  • - Airlines : Symptome check and in some cases temperature check - At the entrance of the airport : Symptoms and temperature check - At the security check point : temperature check

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for international departures?
  • 3 hours

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for domestic departures?
  • 1 hour

  • Is the public (non-passengers) restricted from entering the public areas of the airport (e.g. departures, arrivals hall)?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • only travellers and employees are allowed in the terminal

  • Are exceptions made for accompanying persons assisting minors traveling alone or persons with disabilities, including those with reduced mobility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Persons requiring assistance or minor children will be permitted to have an attendant. However, they will have to undergo the same health checks as passengers.

  • Does the airport provide self-service kiosks for printing boarding pass and bag tag?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • - kiosks available for all airlines, touchless features are added to those kiosks

  • Does the airport implement a sanitization process for kiosk touch screens to enable the disinfection of the screen between each use?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • High touch surfaces, including washrooms et kiosks, are disinfected several times a day

  • Is the access to airport checkpoint security touchless/does it reduce the need for document exchange/handling?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • - documents are presented to agents and passagers can scan their own boarding pass

  • Is the airport boarding process touchless i.e. biometric or e-gates?
  • No

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  • Are e-gates available at immigration entry points?
  • No

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  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests on arrival?
  • No

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  • Are passengers required to quarantine on arrival at the airport?
  • The gouvernement of Canada required a 14 day self-quarantine when entering the country. Contact information are gathering by immigration officers via a form or cellphone application (ARRIVE CAN).

  • If airport-quarantine does the passenger bear hotel and other related costs, e.g. meals, transportation, etc.?
  • No

  • Provide details:
  • The Public Health Agency of Canada is in charge to validate the quarantine plans of travelers

  • What, if any, protocols and precautions are in place for arriving passengers who are exiting the landside area?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • - Mask is required

  • Are drivers/meeters and greeters allowed to meet arriving passengers inside the terminal building?
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Are there any specific measures for drivers/meeters and greeters meeting/collecting arriving passengers? (e.g., subject to health screening)
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • If they need to enter the terminal, they will have to undergo the same health checks as passengers.

  • Are there any special pick-up or curbside arrangements in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • - Cellpark : To prevent congestion on the roads and to avoid driving continually around the airport, we invite you to use the FREE CellParc waiting lot. You can park there for free for two hours.

  • Is physical distancing required in airport?
  • Yes

  • What is the required physical distance?
  • 2 meters

  • Are there spacing marks on floors to guide passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • - Stickers on the floor in areas where queues can form (check counters, gates, check points, immigration Control, bagage claim, stores, restaurants)

  • Are physical distancing rules in place for elevators, escalators, and moving walkways?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • - signage to respect physical distancing in elevators - encourage the use of stairs if elevator not required

  • Are limitations set for number of passengers on airport public ground transportation, e.g. shuttle busses, airport transit systems, etc.?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Masks are required as well

  • Are passengers required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Can face coverings be purchased at the airport?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • the mask or face covering is mandatory at all times in the terminal and on the parking shuttle buses for employees.

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Are passenger-facing staff subject to health screening?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • When entering the restricted area, temparature checks are conducted for all employees

  • What special COVID-19 cleaning/sterilization measures has the airport implemented? Provide details for areas such as restrooms, boarding areas, dining areas, etc.?
  • The areas where travellers pass through are cleaned and disinfected 10 times a day.Disinfectant gel dispensers are available at all points of entry and at contact points in the process (e.g. terminals, checkpoints, etc.), or when you need to adjust your mask.Washroom sinks, soap dispensers and hand dryers are automated.Trolleys are disinfected and cleaned after each use.Teams are available to intervene and add additional cleaning and disinfection frequencies at any time.High touch surfaces, including washrooms et kiosks, are disinfected several times a dayWe have had, since day 1, additional employees, exclusively dedicated to disinfectionAll the products and procedures used by our cleaning service providers are overseen by Health CanadaBins used in the screening checkpoints are disinfected after each use

  • Has the airport implemented physical distancing detection technology?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Has seating been adapted to support physical distancing in the following areas?
  • Boarding areas, Dining areas, Airport lounges,

  • Provide details
  • - table chairs removed when required- signage on table and chairs to encourage distancing

  • Does the airport provide signage and announcements via PA system to encourage physical distancing measures in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • - signage on the floor- signage in the queuing areas- signage on multimedia screens-PA annoucement in the terminal to encourage distancing -signage at the entrances

  • Does the airport provide hand-sanitizing stations?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • - at the entrances-check points- near boarding gates- customs and immigration areas- bagage claim areas and all areas where required

  • Is there a medical clinic located in or near the airport terminal/facility?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Does the airport provide a helpline to report COVID-19 concerns?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Does the airport app, airlines app, or other third-party apps provide wayfinding indoor maps for passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • YULi is the best way to enjoy your time with us: finding your way easily around the terminal, keeping informed about your flight and receiving exclusive offers from our retailers and partners.Interactive map showing your way around the airport, as well as the location of all the services and businesses.Personalized route, including walking time and waiting time at the security checkpoint.Real-time updating of all your flight information.Online reservation of your parking space near the terminal.Exclusive promotional offers at airport shops and restaurants. https://www.admtl.com/en/guide/mobile-apps

  • Is there any mechanism, such as social media or mobile apps, to disseminate information to the travelling public?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • - Social m├ędia YUL pages (instagram, facebook, twitter)- Website - Live chat on YUL website- Q&A YUL website

  • Are there any other particular processes in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility (wheelchair) or passengers with disabilities?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • The airline will assist as required.

  • Does the airport provide self-service dining options, where passengers have limited contact with retail, food and beverage staff?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • - Grab and go options are offert, with touchless paiements options

  • Does the airport have a ventilation filtration system that recycles air on a regular basis?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • We operate our HVAC systems with recirculation, with the COVID crisis we increased the outside air intake to ensure that more fresh air is admitted inside the building as per recommendations from ASHRAE.

  • Does the airport offer any staff training program, relating to health or COVID-19?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • - work procedures- cleaning team for specific procedures-use of PPE-Symptoms