BIAL Implements Heightened Safety

Taxis are sanitised and drivers screened before every trip
Masks are mandatory for drivers, as well as passengers. Passengers without masks will not be allowed to board a taxi
As per a GoK advisory, each taxi will accommodate only the driver + 2 passengers

Bengaluru

Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) – operator of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB or BLR Airport) – has put in place heightened sanitation measures to ensure that your taxi journey from the Airport is healthy and safe.

With passenger and driver safety being one of the major priorities, BIAL will ensure that the taxis are sanitized and the drivers are screened before every trip to eliminate all chances of infection.

Drivers have been instructed to maintain a safe distance. They will be encouraged to use hand sanitizer and face masks to make the car a safe space.

Able-bodied passengers are advised to load their luggage into the car without driver assistance. For elderly citizens and passengers with reduced mobility, drivers will assist while following hygiene measures.

Masks are mandatory for both drivers as well as passengers. Passengers without masks will not be allowed to board the taxi.

In addition, staff who manage taxi services at Airport, including KSTDC, Ola, Uber and other car rental operators, will be screened. Drivers will be screened before arriving at the Airport pick-up zone to ensure passenger safety; they will be de-rostered if a fever is detected.

BIAL will continue to raise awareness among the driver community on the importance of maintaining a safe distance as well as good hygiene practices. Penalties will be levied on drivers spitting in public places.  

The parking facility for passengers with self-driven cars will be contact less from entry to exit. Once the car arrives at the parking gate, the ticket machine will dispense a ticket, capturing the time, date. At the exit, the passenger will scan the ticket against a machine, and payment can be made using a digital platform. In case of card payment, the card will be sanitized before returning it to the customer.