• 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.

In the midst of the global crisis caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19, Quito airport keeps its operations running to receive and dispatch flights that, in a world with reduced connectivity, can prove to be essential.

  • 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.

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 health crisis in Ecuador, the cargo operations of ​​the Mariscal Sucre International Airport has received more than 630 tons of imported medicines and medical supplies. Of this total, 540 tons correspond to medicines and 94 tons to medical supplies in general. Approximately 150 import cargo flights have arrived between March 18 and April 19, 2020.

A total 69 cargo flights have left the Quito International Airport between the 18th and 29th of March, transporting 2,500 metric tons of export cargo to the world. Restrictions imposed on air transport do not affect international cargo flights, however, due to the global health emergency caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, international markets have decreased their demand. Similarly, cargo imports continue to develop to supply the country with the products and supplies necessary for various activities.