COVID-19 restrictions remain at Fiji's main international airport

2021-01-05 09:36:10 GMT2021-01-05 17:36:10(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

SUVA, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- Nadi International Airport, Fiji's main international airport will continue to restrict the passenger access to its terminal due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC), Fiji Airports chairman Geoffrey Shaw confirmed the decision on Tuesday.

COVID-19 restrictions have been in place at the airport since March last year as a health and safety requirement, including banning non-passengers from entering the airport terminal, and terminal cleaning and disinfecting protocols, according to him.

As for passengers, he said that they are required to provide valid travel documents at the security check-points.

The restrictions will remain in place to provide a safe and healthy airport environment for travellers, he said.

As part of the new normal, wearing a face mask is mandatory for passengers within the terminal building at all times.

Nadi International Airport, about 192 km northwest of Fiji's capital city of Suva, is the main international airport of Fiji as well as an important regional hub for the South Pacific region.

The airport receives more than 2.1 million international passengers and close to 300,000 domestic passengers annually, and services 20 airlines and serve flights that connects Fiji and 15 cities around the world. Enditem