KAZAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IS AN ACTIVE PARTICIPANT OF THE PROGRAM “ACCESSIBLE ENVIRONMENT”
The world community celebrates the Day of Disabled people on 3rd of December every year. The Decade of Disabled people is held from 1st to 10th of December in Kazan.
The volume of passenger traffic of passengers with reduced mobility of the Republic of Tatarstan is constantly growing. Thus, the growth can be noted at domestic and international flights. If airport services were used by 352 passengers in 2013, from the beginning of the program "Accessible Environment" only for the period from May to November 2014 the number of passengers choosing Kazan international airport for their flights was 536 people.
82 parking lots (12% from the total amount) were presented for passengers with reduced mobility and their attendants near the Terminal 1 and 1A. This service is free. For the safe movement at the territory of the airport the staff of the team on work with passengers with reduced mobility are ready to offer special wheelchairs, which allow to provide maximum comfort of movement.
As Aleksey Starostin, Director General of Kazan international airport noted: “Kazan international airport is social facility that is why it actively participates in program “Accessible environment”. Thus, a special team on work with people with reduced mobility was organized at the airport. The staff of this team can as quickly as possible complete all the formalities on departure and arrival, receive and drop off the baggage, and also accompany passengers on board of the aircraft and back.”