The National Emergency Committee (COE) ordered the resumption of commercial passenger flights as of June 1.

Flight reestablishment will be gradual and will depend on factors such as demand, airline ability to reactivate their fleets and conditions at destination airports.

  • Quiport installed 10 testing stations so that health personnel can take samples comfortably, efficiently and safely.
  • The Government, Municipality of Quito and concessionaire organize the requirements for controls and sanitary measures from the beginning of the pandemic. 

The health crisis caused by the Covid-2019 global pandemic is affecting the productive and commercial activities of the city and the country, where the air transport sector is one of the industries that felt its strong negative impacts.

  • Authorities were satisfied with the airport plans to resume commercial passenger flights.
  • Protocols contemplate measures of social distancing, disinfection, use of personal protective equipment, screens to avoid interpersonal contact,
  • thermometers, footbaths, among others.
  • Airlines are also ready with sanitary security procedures in boarding processes and inside aircraft.

  • The British examiner SKYTRAX, dedicated to the quality analysis and comparison of different airlines and airports around the world, awarded the coveted 5-star rating to the Quito International Airport, in Ecuador.

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 health crisis in Ecuador, the cargo operations of ​​the Mariscal Sucre International Airport has received more than 630 tons of imported medicines and medical supplies. Of this total, 540 tons correspond to medicines and 94 tons to medical supplies in general. Approximately 150 import cargo flights have arrived between March 18 and April 19, 2020.