The Head of Rosaviatsiya, Aleksandr Neradko, highly appreciated the equipment of Kazan airport
During working visit to Tatarstan the Head of Rosaviatsiya, Aleksandr Neradko, and Deputy Head of the Russian Presidential for the Activities of the State Council of the Russian Federation, administration of the President of the Russian Federation, Aleksandr Yurchik, visited Kazan international airport.
Guests were introduced to new technology solutions of the airport that allow for advanced level of aircrafts’ handling and passenger services and essentially reduce financial expenses by means of import substitution of parts.
A high appreciation was given to innovative automated system “Mobile apron” that promptly allows to manage processes, automatically allocates operating resources.
All staff, participating in aircrafts’ handling, uses smartphones for work. It helps to respond promptly to the tasks given and it helps to monitor actual time of its performance. The system is able to consider many parameters: ranging from type of aircraft, number of parking, types of baggage holds to necessary pass for staff, shifts schedule, leave schedule or medical leave list.
Baggage handling and sorting system module, integrated in the “Mobile apron” system deserves special attention. The innovation allows reducing and preventing mishandled baggages. “Mobile apron” system provides flight operations officers with holistic view, including data on the location of each employee and each unit of equipment in real time.
Guests were also demonstrated temporary border checkpoint, which had pilot testing on June 28. Temporary Terminal allows increasing acceptance rate of the airport up to 320 passengers per hour serving international flights. 16 portable passport control desks can be used simultaneously for border crossing.
Border checkpoint is set up within the framework of preparation for the Confederation Cups 2018 in Kazan.
Members of delegation highlighted readiness of Kazan airport to big forthcoming international events. High level of techniques helps to reveal the experience in other airports of Russia.
The Head of Rosaviatsiya, Aleksandr Neradko mentioned, “Tatarstan, as before, demonstrates the ability to implement challenging project with the shortest possible period of time. We highly appreciate Kazan airport’s level of preparation: advanced equipment and well-trained employees. There are additional services implemented, considering different categories of passengers. New technologies are actively mastered, considering latest achievements of Russian specialists. I would like to express gratitude to the administration of the Republic for the work accomplished.”
Lenar Safin, Minister of Transport and Road Industry of the Republic of Tatarstan , “It worth mentioning that airport’s efforts are highly appreciated both by Russian and international experts: for the three years Kazan airport is awarded as the best airport under the major national award “Wings of Russia” and for the four years Kazan airport is the best in nomination of “The Best regional airport of Russia and CIS” according to British consultancy – Skytrax. Kazan is in golden hundred of airports of the world according to Skytrax. This year airport improved its position in general ranking, getting two points up. Tatarstan and Russian field of air carriage can be justifiably proud of it.”
Photo by: Almaz Mustafin