SriLankan Airways has been awarded the Platinum Commonplace standing by APEX Well being Security powered by SimpliFlying following a full impartial audit for our efforts in guaranteeing the best requirements for passenger security and wellbeing throughout air journey, post-Covid, the corporate in a launch mentioned.
This standing acknowledges airways that go above and past minimal requirements required to rebuild traveller confidence and confirms our dedication to the protection of each our passengers and employees.
The Airline Passenger Expertise Affiliation (APEX) and SimpliFlying have teamed as much as create this well being security customary for airways, which goals to assist the business by giving airways a proactive position within the resumption of world journey and in creating a typical customary for Well being Security.
Chairman SriLankan Airways Ashok Pathirage said that “The most recent recognition awarded to SriLankan Airways based mostly on a world impartial security audit, is a definitive indication that, with the adoption of the appropriate well being and security measures corresponding to detailed on-board security, hygiene, and social distancing procedures at airports, compliance with the testing and entry necessities of native authorities, SriLankan Airways stands tall within the aviation business in its operations below attempting circumstances of a world pandemic and is a supply of satisfaction to Sri Lanka.”
Pathirage additional said that “The Platinum Commonplace standing is a well timed accolade for SriLankan Airways at a time when Sri Lanka’s borders are reopening for worldwide journey and tourism.”
The CEO of SriLankan Airways Vipula Gunatilleka mentioned: “From the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have now launched probably the most rigorous and stringent hygiene and sanitization procedures each on-board and on-the-ground that’s on par with world aviation practices.Because the nationwide service, SriLankan is eager to steer the restoration of economic airline operations and renew passenger confidence with passenger wellbeing as our precedence.
The analysis lined 58 touchpoints throughout the passenger journey and weightage assigned. The weightage and touchpoints are reviewed quarterly by a board consisting of medical consultants and passenger expertise executives from airways.
The audit spans classes that embody testing, tracing, on-the-ground procedures, in-flight measures, and even co-branded partnerships that additional airline product security integrity.
“SriLankan Airways’ unbelievable steps for Covid-19 buyer security have positioned the airline because the highest-ranked in all of South Asia,” APEX CEO Dr. Joe Chief said. “SriLankan’s expansive
customer-focused wellness work, each on-the-ground and in-the-air, surpass the gold-standard for buyer security and definitively met the requirements for a Platinum-certified airline.”
SriLankan Airways has been working intently with the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka, the GMOA – Authorities Medical Officers Affiliation, and the Ministry of Well being to ensure they comply with security pointers advisable by the World Well being group (WHO).