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All aircrafts and passengers examined at Heydar Aliyev International Airport
28 Apr 2009 12:54 ]
Baku. Nijat Mustafayev – APA. Azerbaijan Airlines (AzAL) is taking a number of measures to prevent the spread of swine flu virus, spokesman for AzAL Maharram Safarli told APA.
Passengers and crew members, as well as all the personnel of the airport are given instructions.
“Medical facilities, airliners of AzAL and the aircrafts of other companies have been supplied with medications against epidemy. Moreover, aircrafts are being disinfected, medications, masks and special napkins have been prepared in the halls of the airliners,” he said.
Maharram Safarli said methodical data have been collected to take initial preventive measures, if an infected person is found.
AzAL spokesman said sanitary quarantine unit of Health Ministry was operating in Heydar Aliyev International Airport.
“All the aircrafts and passengers are examined,” Safarli said.
Swine flu, which began in Mexico and US, have also been found in Spain, Poland, France, Switzerland, Denmark, Russia and other countries.