Singapore’s Changi Airport has ramped up its cleaning and hygiene protocols in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.
Changi is one of Asia’s largest transport hubs and the 16th busiest airport in the world, serving 68.3 million passengers a year. The facility has taken a series of precautionary measures such as increasing the number of hand sanitiser units at the hub from 160 bottles to more than 1,200.
These have been placed at high-traffic locations such as check-in rows, immigration desks and in food and retail outlets.
The airport has also doubled the frequency of cleaning in its high-contact areas. Disinfectants are being used instead of general-purpose solutions on surfaces such as floors, countertops, railings and door handles…