(CNN) — Vacationers wanting to fly once more might need to contemplate Italy as their subsequent vacation spot.
Rome’s Fiumicino Airport has turn out to be the primary airport on the earth to earn “the COVID-19 5-Star Airport Score” from Skytrax, a global airport trade rankings physique.
Based on a launch from Skytrax, the group primarily based its ranking on “a mix of procedural effectivity checks, visible commentary evaluation and ATP sampling assessments.”
Fiumicino Airport (FCO), also referred to as Leonardo Da Vinci Worldwide Airport, is the busiest airport in Italy.
On September 1, the airport opened a 7,000-square-foot Covid testing heart, which is co-managed with the Italian Purple Cross.
But it surely’s not solely organized, speedy testing that Skytrax famous in its assessment of FCO. The airport scored factors for having easy-to-read signage in a number of languages, strict enforcement of masks carrying, visibly current cleansing employees and effectivity due to the consolidation of all incoming and outgoing flights to a single terminal for simpler monitoring.
To date, Skytrax — whose head workplace is in the UK — has solely been in a position to monitor European airports.
Along with FCO’s five-star rating, three different airports have been awarded three stars for his or her Covid response — Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport (AGP) in Spain, Good Côte d’Azur Airport (NCE) in France and London’s Heathrow (LHR).
Subsequent up: Skytrax hopes to charge airports in North America, the Center East and Asia in fall 2020 as extra nationwide borders start to open.