The scheduled partial-scale exercise at Chania Airport "Ioannis Daskalogiannis" was successfully completed

Fraport Greece, the operator of the 14 regional airports in Greece, successfully conducted a scheduled partial-scale emergency exercise at Chania Airport "Ioannis Daskalogianis" in collaboration with all relevant stakeholders.


During the exercise, in addition to the Fraport Greece personnel, all relevant stakeholders also participated. Specifically, the Hellenic Air Force (115 Combat Wing), the Hellenic Police, the Fire Brigade, the National Center for Emergency Assistance (EKAB) and entities involved from the airport, such as the ground handling service provider and the Security Services Provider.

The scenario of the exercise concerned an incident on ground involving an aircraft. With the event's occurrence, the Airport's Emergency Response Plan was immediately activated, with the simultaneous initiation of relevant operational procedures.

Specifically, actions were taken for the rescue, provision of first aid on the scene and the evacuation of passengers, in excellent coordination among the involved bodies.

The purpose of conducting this partial-scale exercise was to evaluate and potentially improve the operational response level to such an event. Mainly, it aimed to analyze the collaboration and interoperability of the involved entities in addressing such a crisis.

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