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Maldives' main airport receives ACI accreditation

DIGEST-ENG-04-09-2020-Maldives

Airport Concil International (ACI)’s ‘Airport Accreditation Certificate’ has been issued to main international airport of the Maldives, Velana International Airport (VIA).

Velana International Airport is the 2nd airport in the Asia Pacific Region to receive the ACI Airport Health Accreditation.

According to Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation, VIA achieved the certification by completing a tight assessment by ACI in alignment with the guidelines for health measures established by ICAO, CART, EASA, and ACI recovery guidance, including ACI EUROPE’s Guidelines for a Healthy Passenger Experience at Airports.

Operator of VIA, Maldives Airports Company said the accreditation by was received by the airport for consistent measures which are in line with ACI’s standards in its fight against COVID-19 in the ‘new normal’ during the pandemic. The certification assures that the safety measures at VIA are in line with international standards, said MACL.