The risk of contracting COVID-19 on a flight is low. But there are a few precautions you can take to lower the risk even further.

Before heading to the airport

  • Avoid traveling if you have a fever or cough. Seek medical advice if you are unwell
  • Perform as many as your travel formalities before heading to the airport. This includes:
    - Completing e-VISA or travel authorization, contact and health information declaration as per local regulation
    - Check-in online for your flight, and if possible print your bag tags at home
  • Ensure you have sufficient masks and hand sanitizer for your entire journey

While at the airport, before departure

  • Wear your mask at all times 
  • Practice physical distancing wherever possible, including when boarding the aircraft
  • Wash or sanitize hands frequently by washing with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand sanitizers
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth, especially after contact with commonly touched surfaces

During the flight

  • Wear your mask at all times:
    - Wear it properly, over your nose and mouth
    - Change it when it becomes damp
  • Avoid unnecessary movement during the flight. Avoid congregating when waiting to use the toilet
  • Inform the crew and seek medical care early if you become sick while traveling
  • Wash or sanitize hands frequently by washing with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand sanitizers  
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth, especially after contact with commonly touched surfaces
  • Do not rush to disembark from the aircraft after it stops at the parking bay. Do practice the same hand hygiene and physical distancing

In the arrival lounge

  • Wear your face covering or mask at all times
  • Practice physical distancing wherever possible, including when at immigration and baggage claim
  • Wash, sanitize or clean hands frequently by washing with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand sanitizers
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth, especially after contact with commonly touched surfaces
  • Comply with any local regulations on contact tracing