Before the next opening of the Rafael Hernández de Aguadilla airport for scheduled passenger flights scheduled for August 5, the candidate for mayor of that city of the Popular Democratic Party (PPD), Noemí Cardona Tomassini, called for the Port Authority (AP) to ensure that it has all the health provisions to protect travelers and workers.
“Knowing the setbacks that the press has reported in the case of the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in Isla Verde In managing the Covid-19 pandemic, as a public servant I promote the protection of our western people. We deserve top-notch security. Originally the public corporation announced that Aguadilla would return to receive passenger flights from this week, but now said reopening has been postponed for a month. I hope that this delay is not because in Ports they are not properly prepared, "he said.
Cardona Tomassini added that, seeing the prevailing reality in the states of Florida, New York and others on the east coast of the United States in relation to the dramatic increase in positive cases to Covid-19, “Ports must immediately publish what the protocol for departures and arrivals will be like, how the health of travelers and workers will be protected. It is not enough to say that they are or will be ready. My call is to responsibility, the citizens of the west deserve that certainty that the job is being done well. ”
According to the applicant, the Rafael Hernández de Aguadilla airport“ has a significant impact on our economic development and the west. We will be attentive to this situation that affects hundreds of thousands of residents of Puerto Rico. We need first-level security measures. ”