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It's a clean bill of health for Changi Airport

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Singapore Changi Airport uses facial and iris recognition as its primary biometric identifier for travellers at immigration clearance.
Singapore Changi Airport uses facial and iris recognition as its primary biometric identifier for travellers at immigration clearance. Photo Credit: Changi Airport Group

It's a clean bill of health for Singapore Changi Airport, which has successfully renewed its accreditation under the Airports Council International’s (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation Programme.

Established in mid-2020, the global programme certifies an airport's established system of health safety standards. This additional layer of measures above existing Covid-19 defences are aimed at giving passengers, airport workers and visitors a peace of mind.

Some of these systems and processes include Changi's move in segregating its terminals into different zones to minimise mixing of passengers and staff, in both the transit and arrival areas.

In pandemic times, airport staff are also given different levels of personal protective equipment based on individual zones and interaction levels with passengers.

Singapore Changi Airport is also the only airport in Asia Pacific to be certified under the ACI Health Measures Audit Programme (AHMAP), an external audit developed by ACI World in partnership with Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification.

Lee Seow Hiang, CEO of Changi Airport Group, said, “Ensuring the health and safety of passengers, airport staff and visitors will always be the top priority for Changi Airport. We commit to work with our airport partners to maintain best practices in hygiene and protective measures. With these efforts, Changi Airport will emerge stronger when air travel eventually resumes.”

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