The operations of commercial passenger flights applying strict sanitary security protocols. During the first week of June, the operation of some 23 departures and arrivals national and international flights is expected.

  • Authorities were satisfied with the airport plans to resume commercial passenger flights.
  • Protocols contemplate measures of social distancing, disinfection, use of personal protective equipment, screens to avoid interpersonal contact,
  • thermometers, footbaths, among others.
  • Airlines are also ready with sanitary security procedures in boarding processes and inside aircraft.

  • The British examiner SKYTRAX, dedicated to the quality analysis and comparison of different airlines and airports around the world, awarded the coveted 5-star rating to the Quito International Airport, in Ecuador.

The National Emergency Committee (COE) ordered the resumption of commercial passenger flights as of June 1.

Flight reestablishment will be gradual and will depend on factors such as demand, airline ability to reactivate their fleets and conditions at destination airports.

  • Quiport installed 10 testing stations so that health personnel can take samples comfortably, efficiently and safely.
  • The Government, Municipality of Quito and concessionaire organize the requirements for controls and sanitary measures from the beginning of the pandemic. 

The health crisis caused by the Covid-2019 global pandemic is affecting the productive and commercial activities of the city and the country, where the air transport sector is one of the industries that felt its strong negative impacts.