Terminal 2 (T2) at Humberto Delgado Airport will reopen more than a year and three months after it was closed, due to the pandemic situation and reduced flights.
Re-opening of the lounge used by companies low cost It is scheduled to take place next July 1, the airline ANA Aeroportos de Portugal announced on Monday, June 28.
The airport manager notes that the reopening will take place due to “the increase in traffic, albeit low compared to 2019 values”.
Therefore, all passengers scheduled to fly from 4:00 a.m. on July 1 on Blue Air, EasyJet, Norwegian, Transavia and Ryanair must fly to this terminal. Passengers with a booked flight with Wizzair should “check with the airline to see which station will board the plane.”
Operation in Terminal 2 has been suspended since 30 March 2020, with low-cost flights moved to Terminal 1. T2 has since been used only for special flights in support of the NHS and humanitarian flights.
During the period when T2 was closed, ANA says it had “the opportunity to start interventions to improve and modernize T2, ie expanding the boarding area outside the Schengen area, remodeling and expanding health facilities and creating a new waiting area. Also in partnership with the Foreigners and Border Service, it will be available 5 gates [portões eletrónicos] The most up-to-date border control system for travelers of legal age, with an electronic European passport or a Portuguese citizen card.”
Resuming operations at T2 will allow airlines operating there to resume their normal operations, ensuring the necessary health safety conditions for passengers. Portuguese airports have been marked and certified by national and international entities – Turismo de Portugal, the International Airport Council and Bureau Veritas”, concludes ANA.