17 Mar How private jet hire can help you during the Coronavirus outbreak
With the recent Coronavirus outbreak, around the globe, Falcona wants to assure all of its clients that we are still available for private jet hire to get you where you need to be. This will be after taking local government advice for travel.
We’re taking every measure possible to continue responsible and safe operations. Private jet charter, has always played a critical leadership role during challenging times such as this and we plan to do so during this declared National Emergency and beyond.
It’s important that we continue to provide service in support of those business people who must travel to do their part and for families or individuals looking to have a safe way to travel.
As countries and leaders work hard to respond to the evolving situation of the COVID-19 outbreak, we want to ensure that the impact on your flights is minimised and you continue to be safe anywhere you fly.
Dedicated Flight Approval and Coordination Teams are working 24/7 to assess and approve any bookings and change requests from a technical, safety and security point of view.
The list of countries with confirmed cases of COVID-19 is changing daily and several locations have been identified as ‘high transmission countries’ by authorities, such as China and Italy. If you have reasons to believe your upcoming flying plans could be impacted, please get in touch and we will help you find the best solution.
The wellbeing of passengers and crew is the highest priority for all of us at Falcona. We have taken additional steps along with our operator to strengthen safety and security procedures prior to your charter flight.
Increasing passenger safety
- All crew are checked for signs of the virus twice daily
- Each aircraft is sanitized after every flight
- Every aircraft includes hand sanitiser for crew and passenger use
- Handshake greetings have been stopped; crew will wait on the plane
- Crew will wear protective masks and gloves as required
- As a precaution, should authorities determine that a COVID-19 carrier travelled on a aircraft, that tail and crew will be temporarily withdrawn from use.
Preparing for upcoming flights
For upcoming bookings, passengers may be required to complete a form about their health and flight patterns over the last 30 days. Where this information is requested, flights will only operate if it is received at least 24 hours prior to flight departure.
Additional health certificates and documentation could be required from passengers; Passengers who have recently travelled to high risk locations will have their temperature tested prior to boarding.
We have been monitoring the outbreak since the first cases in 2019, and we are working daily with all authorities and operators to update our standards as the situation evolves.
Benefits of private jet hire
You are traveling in the privacy of your own party / family with a dedicated back office support system looking at all your travel options for the journey you are taking.
You avoid airport crowds by using a much more private airport terminal (GAT) with the highest standards of quality and hygiene.
You aboard the aircraft only minutes before take-off, coming from the VIP lounge and thus avoid spending time in crowded or confined public spaces.
You can travel in your own time and change your destination and length of stay based on your preference.
We are extremely confident about maintaining safe operations and the elegant quality of service throughout the upcoming months. For more detailed questions or concerns regarding your specific travel arrangements we are always at your disposal.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch with me at any time and I will do my best to help you follow your plans.We believe it is important for those who can safely do so to continue doing business.
At Falcona, we intend to do our part in contributing to the leadership of the aviation industry through continuing to provide quality service and conduct business practices that protect our customers.
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