Heathrow is to present temperature screening technology to keep track of people moving through the airport for indications of coronavirus.
Other procedures under review consist of UV sanitation to clean the trays at security and treatments to minimize individual to individual contact.
The thermal screening technology will be the first to be tried and will start in the next 2 weeks in the migration halls of terminal 2.
It will scan people as they move through the terminal and monitor their temperature – a fever is one of the commons signs of the infection. If the trial goes well the equipment will be rolled out to other locations such as connections and departures,
Air travel has actually dropped because the pandemic started with the likes of British Airways and Virgin laying off thousands of personnel.
Heathrow’s boss states the airport desires to aid advancement a brand-new international requirement to help in reducing the COVID-19 danger for visitors.