Emergency exercise at Abu Dhabi International today
By: Ruchi Shroff
Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) will conduct a full scale emergency exercise at Abu Dhabi International Airport on November 28 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 exercise will measure the preparedness of all relevant emergency response agencies and evaluate the emergency response capabilities and implementation strategies of Abu Dhabi International Airport. Response teams from various units including airport operations, security, fire and rescue services, police, and medical services will test their collective and coordinated response to emergencies, ensuring that any incident at the airport is managed effectively and immediately.
Built on the scenario of an aircraft incident, the exercise will encompass all aspects of emergency response, including rescue and fire fighting, security, medical services, and internal, external and passenger communications.
The exercise is expected to run for approximately two hours from 2:30 pm-4:30 pm. During this time, airport operations will continue as normal.