Indian Airport Enhances Emergency Response Operations

12 August 2009 (Last Updated August 12th, 2009 18:30)

Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, India has improved its emergency response operations by opening a new fire station. The new station features trained personnel and the latest firefighting machinery, aimed at helping the airport better handle emergency situations. <

Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, India has improved its emergency response operations by opening a new fire station.

The new station features trained personnel and the latest firefighting machinery, aimed at helping the airport better handle emergency situations.

A spokesperson for Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) said that the airport now contains four well-equipped fire stations to handle airside or terminal fires.

The current strength of DIAL's airport rescue and firefighting (ARFF) team has increased to 189 after 33 experienced firefighters were recently introduced into the team.