WHAT ARE THE MEASURES FOR YOUR HEALTH AT VARNA AIRPORT?
In relation to order № RD-01-372 /30.06.2020 of the Ministry of Health and the declared State of Epidemic Emergency in the Republic of Bulgaria, the Regional Health Inspectorate (RHI) - Varna is implementing border health control measures for arriving passengers on the territory of Varna Airport.
Currently, all persons arriving on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria from the Kingdom of Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Portugal, as well as from all third countries with the exception of the Republic of Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Iceland, the Kingdom of Norway, Switzerland, the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Republic of San Marino, the Principality of Andorra, the Principality of Monaco and the Vatican City State shall be quarantined for 14 days in the home or other accommodation where the person has indicated that he/she will reside.
The requirement for arriving passengers from all other destinations is to fill in and submit a declaration to the officials from RHI-Varna upon arrival, namely:
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For inquiries, please contact Tel: +359 52 573 399 or visit the website of RHI - Varna: https://www.rzi-varna.com/contacts.php
Varna Airport strictly complies with all recommendations and instructions received from the relevant Bulgarian and world health authorities and fully equipped and ready to respond to an infectious disease outbreak. Since the beginning of the crisis, Varna Airport has been in direct contact with the responsible health authorities, constantly monitoring the situation and has remained mobilized to respond 24/7.
Varna Airport maintains continuous bilateral contact with the competent officials of the RHI Varna, and chairs regular meetings with the relevant bodies: Airport Operations Managers, representatives of the Border Police, Customs, Fire Brigade, and RHI, establishing a COVID-19 prevention Crisis Committee.
The joint efforts with the competent officials of the Regional Health Inspectorate of Varna and the Varna Airport Police Directorate include registration of all arriving passengers in the border control system and additional collection of information through questionnaires filled out by arriving from risk destinations passengers.
In response to the same order, Terminal 2 Arrivals Hall, prior to the border checkpoint, is equipped with a thermal camera, monitored by specialized RHI teams in line with the flight schedule and the associated risk determined by the country of origin.
Additionally, there is ongoing communication with the airlines served by Varna Airport for better control and awareness for both stakeholders. Personal protective equipment is provided for all airport services, as well as other necessary materials, devices, and COVID-19 crisis management tools.
Varna Airport responsibly provides and disseminates information and recommendations to staff and passengers traveling through the airport. A number of measures have been taken to address the spread of COVID-19 incl. enhanced cleaning and disinfection regime, regular ventilation, and cleaning of premises and vehicles, separation of passengers from arriving flights from high-risk destinations from all others, and non-admittance of non-travelers in the airport terminals.