Emergency Exercise at Al Ain International Airport on Wednesday, 25th September 2019

Press release
Published September 26th, 2019 - 06:25 GMT
Abu Dhabi Airports
Abu Dhabi Airports
The exercise is expected to run for approximately three hours

Abu Dhabi Airports will conduct a full scale aircraft crash simulation exercise at Al Ain International Airport on Wednesday 25th September 2019, in accordance with Civil Aviation regulations issued by the General Civil Aviation Authority, and in compliance with standards and recommendations as stipulated by the International Civil Aviation Organization.

The full scale emergency simulation at Al Ain International Airport will measure the preparedness, emergency response capabilities, implementation of strategies by all participating agencies and assess Al Ain International Airport’s business continuity procedures.

The exercise is expected to run for approximately three hours (18:30 pm - 21:30 pm). The operations of the airport will cease whilst the drill is conducted.

Background Information

Abu Dhabi Airports Company

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) is a public joint-stock company incorporated by Emiri Decree number 5, of March 4, 2006, to spearhead the development of the Emirate's aviation industry. ADAC’s creation was part of an ambitious restructuring initiative launched by the Government of Abu Dhabi, aimed at delivering better services to support the Emirate’s long-term economic and tourism strategies and to help build a more vibrant economy that attracts and promotes private sector investment.

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