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MEA takes coronavirus onboard precautions

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MEA takes coronavirus onboard precautions
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Following the evolution of the novel coronavirus outbreak, Middle East Airlines has conducted a research about the extra measures to prevent the spread of the virus while traveling onboard its flights and protect its passengers and crew.

The MEA cleaning program consists of three parts:

-Transit cleaning:
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Covering all basic cabin parts that the passenger is frequently touching: Tables, screens, armrest, windows, headrest covers replacement, carpet, lavatories, galley surfaces, NTF etc.

-Night stop cleaning:

Mini deep cleaning performed

-Deep cleaning:

Covering all parts of the cabin in details performed

MEA has taken the following ac3ons to reduce the risk of spreading the virus.

-All Libanet (cleaning personnel) personnel are wearing new disposable rubber gloves when cleaning each aircraft and are conducting hand sani3zing after wearing out the gloves and moving to a new aircraft.

-All Libanet personnel are wearing medical protective masks.

-Libanet personnel are using disinfectants while cleaning the cabin, the galleys and the lavatories:
RhobaAIR Aerclean cab: highly effective and safe special cleaning and disinfecting concentrate for the whole aircraft interior, biodegradable.

If there are suspected cases onboard, after disembarking, staff is not allowed to enter the aircraft except the disinfection team. All blankets, pillows, pillow covers, magazine, and headrest covers are thrown away and replaced. Extra attention is paid to the row where the suspected passenger was sitting and its surroundings. After disinfection, cleaning, and fumigation, the aircraft is closed for one hour.

MEA crew members are being followed by their head of departments and are being isolated until the coronavirus test results of the suspected passenger are out. The crew will as well conduct the coronavirus test.

The crew is allowed to wear Protective masks and gloves when needed or when there is a suspected case onboard and take necessary action (isolation of suspected case, provision of protective mask and gloves…).
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