Vladivostok Airport has been awarded the highest category of the level of required fire protection of an airfield
JSC “Vladivostok International Airport” has been first certified by the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviation) in the ninth category of the level of required fire protection of an airfield (UTPZ). The appropriate certificate valid until 2017 was issued to the company on May 28.
The decision of VIA certification was made on the results of on-site inspection by Rosaviation experts, during which the company's readiness to search and rescue flight operations was evaluated. In addition, assembly of the rescue team on an “Alarm” signal and attendance of the place of conditional accident were conducted during the inspection.
By the results of inspection, experts of the agency praised the efficiency and reliability of the rescue team of JSC “Vladivostok International Airport”, which also includes production units: services of ground aircraft handling, special transport, organization of air transport, postal, baggage and freight transportation, health center and the department of aviation security.
- Vladivostok Airport confirmed the availability of technical capabilities, necessary equipment and qualified personnel for search, emergency and rescue missions to support flights. Compliance with the highest UTPZ category allows the airport to maintain aircrafts of all types including Airbus -380, said Igor Lukishin, JSC “VIA” Director General.
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JSC “Vladivostok International Airport” (JSC “VIA”) holds one of the leading positions in terms of passenger traffic among the Far Eastern airports. In 2013, the number of passengers handled by the Airport reached for the first time in history 1 million 853 thousand.
The route network counts more than 30 destinations, the flights are made by leading Russian and foreign airlines. The airport holds permission to receive all types of aircraft and ICAO category II. Comfort level of the new terminal complies with the IATA “C” standard. The main shareholder of JSC “VIA” is JSC “Sheremetyevo International Airport” (it controls 52.2% of Company shares).