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G Marconi di Bologna SpA Airport (BLQ)

Last Updated: Nov. 24, 2020, 10:13 a.m.

  • Aeroporto di Bologna
  • +39 0516479615
  • Airport Website
  • Airport COVID 19 Website
  • Are passengers required to complete a government or airport issued pre-travel health declaration form?
  • Yes

  • Weblink to the health declaration form
  • https://www.enac.gov.it/sites/default/files/allegati/2020-Lug/AUTODICHIARAZIONE_COVID_19-allegato_comunicazione_Salute_25_giugno.pdf

  • Weblink to more information (who requires the declaration?)
  • https://www.esteri.it/mae/it/ministero/normativaonline/decreto-iorestoacasa-domande-frequenti/focus-cittadini-italiani-in-rientro-dall-estero-e-cittadini-stranieri-in-italia.html

  • Can the health declaration form be completed online?
  • Yes

  • Please provide a weblink to the health declaration information/form
  • It depends on the specific airline software (for instance Ryanair, Volotea and Alitalia have on line forms)

  • Are passengers required to undergo a test for COVID-19 before starting their journey?
  • Yes

  • Please provide details and/or supporting weblinks
  • COVID-19 testing is required only for some destinations

  • Are passengers required to carry a test certificate?
  • Yes

  • 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?
  • It is required a Molecolar test for passengers heading to some destinations. The screening mode and who it carries ou is up to the passenger

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for international departures?
  • No

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for domestic departures?
  • No

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

  • Provide details:
  • No public (non-passengers) is allowed in the arrival waiting area

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

  • Provide details:
  • Yes, exceptions are made for minors traveling alone and persons with disabilities

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

  • Provide details:
  • Yes, self bag drop off are available for the carriers who require the service

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

  • Provide details:
  • Cleaning and disinfection are provided by periodical shifts during the day and hand sanitizer is available near the kiosks

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

  • Provide details:
  • Yes, bar code readers are installed on the turnstiles at the security checkpoint

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

  • Provide details:

  • Are e-gates available at immigration entry points?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Yes, 5 e-gates are available for passengers over 14 years

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests on arrival?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Yes, Non Schengen or Extra UE passengers and passengers coming from specific destinations are required to undergo a molecolar test. Please check this link for up-to-date information: https://www.ausl.bologna.it/per-i-cittadini/coronavirus/rientri-dallestero

  • Are passengers required to quarantine on arrival at the airport?
  • Yes, Non Schengen or Extra UE passengers and passengers coming from specific destiantions are required to quarantine on arrival in Italy. Please check this link for up-to-date information: https://www.ausl.bologna.it/per-i-cittadini/coronavirus/rientri-dallestero

  • If airport-quarantine does the passenger bear hotel and other related costs, e.g. meals, transportation, etc.?
  • Yes

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

  • Provide details:
  • Yes, the Airport has designed different paths in the landside area for arriving and departing passengers to prevent mixing

  • 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)
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Are there any special pick-up or curbside arrangements in place?
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Is physical distancing required or recommended in airport?
  • Yes

  • What is the required physical distance?
  • Yes, it required a 1 meter distance

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

  • Provide details:
  • Yes, floor stickers have been deployed in all queueing areas in the landside and in the airside

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

  • Provide details:
  • Yes, it is required physical distancing as for the rest of the terminal and it has therefore been established a limited capacity for elevators

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

  • Provide details:
  • The public ground transportation (shuttle bus to Bologna) observes the 80% capacity limit

  • Are passengers required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide face coverings?
  • No

  • 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
  • Yes, the FFP2 face coverings are mandatory for all passenger-facing staff

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear gloves?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Security and PRM staff

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

  • Provide details
  • The Airport provides free serological testing for the airport staff which can decide to be tested on a voluntary basis

  • What special COVID-19 cleaning/sterilization measures has the airport implemented? Provide details for areas such as restrooms, boarding areas, dining areas, etc.?
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  • Has the airport implemented physical distancing detection technology?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Has seating been adapted to support physical distancing in the following areas?
  • Yes, the seating distribuition has been adapted in order to guarantee physical distancing

  • Provide details
  • In all areas, landside and airside, some seats in the row of seats have been inhibited thus guaranteeing a 1 meter physical distancing

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

  • Provide details
  • Yes, periodically announcements are made and dedicated information runs on the terminal monitors

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

  • Provide details
  • Yes, the Airport hase deployed over a hundred and thirty hand sanitizing stations in the terminal, in the toilets, at the check-in counters, at every gate, at the Terminal entrances (both in the landside and in the airside), in the arrival areas, in the Business lounge, at the self service kiosks, at the elevators. Hand sanitizing station signage is in place also.

  • 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
  • From the airport app it is available a virtual tour 360° from Google indoor navigation which provides wayfinding.

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

  • Provide details
  • Yes, the airport provides information and updates via its social media and the airport website and app

  • Are there any other particular processes in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility (wheelchair) or passengers with disabilities?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Does the airport provide self-service dining options, where passengers have limited contact with retail, food and beverage staff?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Does the airport have a ventilation filtration system that recycles air on a regular basis?
  • No

  • Provide details

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

  • Provide details
  • Yes, specific COVID-19 training has been prepared by BLQ training center and it has been made mandatory for all airport management company staff