Greece hopes to re-open to tourists on July 1. Part of the procedure will involve testing of those arriving at the airport. As airports transform into testing centers, we need to examine the implications for spaces and flow of people.
Airlines are re-envisioning the middle seat in an effort to maintain social distancing while on the air as well as the ground.
With thousands of flights canceled, unused planes have to be stored and taxiways are used to park planes. Preparing a plane for storage like A330, takes over 400 hrs as everything from landing gear to seats must be sealed and protected.
To ease cleaning and sterilizing, Hong Kong’s airport is relying on technological advances such as CLeanTech, a full-body disinfection facility and the Intelligent Sterilization Robot, which maintains the public toilets, as well as crucial operating areas within the terminal building.