airBaltic and Liepaja Airport to Host Emergency Response Training

posted on 3rd November 2022 by Eddie Saunders
airBaltic and Liepaja Airport to Host Emergency Response Training

Today, on November 3, from 12:00 until 18:00 the Latvian airline airBaltic and Liepāja International Airport will host a full-scale emergency response training Baltic Wind 2022.

The goal of it is to examine the cooperation with airport and all State emergency services. The training will not affect the daily operations of airBaltic.

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer at airBaltic: “The top priority, both in the operations of airBaltic and in the aviation sector as a whole, is always safety.

“Thus, this training is very important, especially, as due to COVID restrictions it has been a while since the last on-site full scale exercise.

“It will allow airBaltic and Liepāja International Airport to evaluate the emergency procedures, cooperation and define further improvements.”

The emergency response training will examine passenger evacuation, rescue and hospitalization.

Participants of the training include State Fire and Rescue Service, Emergency Medical Service, Liepāja Regional Hospital, State Police, Transport Accident and Incident Investigation Bureau, air navigation service provider Latvijas gaisa satiksme, 44th Infantry Battalion of National Guard, Liepāja City Municipal Police and others.