Water Sanitation Health

Guide to hygiene and sanitation in aviation

Third edition


Publication details

Editors: World Health Organization
Number of pages: 71
Publication date: 2009
Languages: English, Spanish
ISBN: 978 92 4 154777 2


Scope, purpose and objective of the guide

The guide addresses water and cleaning and disinfection of facilities with the ultimate goal of assisting all types of airport and aircraft operators and all other responsible bodies in achieving high standards of hygiene and sanitation, to protect travellers and crews engaged in air transport. The two topics are addressed individually, with guidelines that provide procedures and quality specifications that are to be achieved. The guidelines in this document apply to domestic and international air travel for all developed and developing countries.