Demonstration exercise held in Kazan international airportInteractive press conference on Medical assistance and urgent response system was held in Kazan international airport today within the anniversary events program dedicated to 35 years of Kazan airport anniversary.
Mass media representatives tested the operation of medical stations of the airport. Action took place in Terminal 1, Terminal 1A and Business Terminal. Journalists were shown the functional capabilities of personnel and special equipment. Besides, the guests became active participants of the event that took place at the territory of airport complex.
The excursion proceeded at the airplane, where a simulation of emergency landing due to bad feel of two passengers was staged . One of the passengers was with a suspicion of a compressive fracture of vertebral column and the second had complaints about sharp pain in the heart. In order to perform emergency medical assistance there were used a special vacuum mattress to fix the injured person and a special handbarrow, which can transparent for X-rays. Both mattress and handbarrow are placed in the ambulance car. Operation of ambulift (special vehicle for safe and comfortable boarding of passengers with limited mobility) was also demonstrated. Attending this excursion, journalists could witness the medical supplies available at medical stations and the time, necessary for emergency car to arrive to the person who feels bad.
General Director of Kazan international airport Alexey Starostin noted that care about passengers, guests and employees of the airport is one of the airport’s social policy priority. Effective system of emergency medical assistance and urgent response are basis for health safety of guests and passengers of our airport complex.