European Union Aviation Safety Agency - instructions regarding the Coronavirus


European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has provided instructions for airlines and their crews regarding the Coronavirus outbreak.

The material is intended to raise the awareness of operators and their crews about the practical measures they can take to reduce the risk of the virus spreading:

PosteEASA003In addition, it is recommended that airlines and operators should ensure that:

• A sufficient quantity of potable water is available in the water tank of aircraft prior to departure
• A sufficient number of gloves is available on board
• Disinfectant gel is available for the crew
• While on the ground with passengers on board, the maximum time without air conditioning/ventilation should be less than 30 minutes

More information for passengers and members of the public about Coronavirus can be found at the World Health Organisation website .

You can find all the latest information at European Level on the European Commission Coronavirus website.

The Directorate of Health in Iceland has also opened a website about the issue in Icelandic and English.