Airports preparing for Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia on the example of Kazan airport
To determine the degree of readiness of Kazan to host events of the Confederations Cup 2017, and revising operational and transportation plans of airports, in Kazan international airport was held a seminar under the leadership of Deputy head of the Federal air transport Agency Oleg Klim and Director of the Department of transportation of «Organizing Committee "Russia-2018"" Nikolay Nikitenko.
At 4 and 5 October, the representatives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Federal Customs Service and the Border service of the FSS of Russia, ANO "Executive Directorate for sports projects of Kazan", ANO "Transport Directorate of 2018" and other departments met to discuss and practice the routes FIFA client groups at Kazan airport during the Confederations Cup.
Special attention was paid to such issues as parking of aircraft on the apron during the peak hours, as well as work schedule of Kazan international airport during the draw for the Confederations Cup, which will take place in November 2016 in Kazan.
As workshop, a tour in airport was done and performed simulation of an emergency situation – arrival at the airport on a train of unorganized group of fans-hooligans.The representatives of Moscow, St. Petersburg and Sochi airports also shared the experience of preparation for events of the Confederations Cup 2017.