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The first decontamination centre opens at Ljubljana Airport
In cooperation with Fraport Aviation Academy and Electrolux Professional, Decontex SI opened its first centre for the complete cleaning and decontamination of firefighting protection equipment at Ljubljana Airport. The latest technology of cleaning and decontamination with liquid CO2 puts the newly established centre at the top of its field. The two-day event was attended by approximately 80 guests from Slovenia and abroad, including senior representatives of firefighting organizations and development partners.
Broken Wing Exercise 2019
On Wednesday, 12th June 2019, a traditional three-day crisis response exercise called Broken Wing 2019 took place at the Aviation Academy’s training field at Ljubljana Airport. The main purpose of the exercise was to check the response and coordination of all the involved actors in the event of an aircraft accident involving both civilians and military personnel.
Fraport Opens Training Center at Ljubljana Airport
Fraport Aviation Academy’s advanced training facility serves external and internal clients – Training expands Fraport Slovenija’s business activities
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The vision of our Aviation Academy is to be the leading skills academy in the worldwide aviation industry. You can help us to reach this vision by applying to our open job position of Instructor.
Firefighter Training on Helicopter Simulator
Unlike their professional colleagues, airport firefighters are often faced with airplanes, helicopters, armament systems and other hazardous materials, which can present additional dangers to their lives. This is exactly the reason why the management of such hazards stands at the heart of their training.
Broken Wing Exercise 2018
On Wednesday, 20th June 2018, a traditional emergency response exercise called Broken Wing 2018 took place at the military Air Base of Airport Ljubljana. Broken Wing 2018 was organized by the Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation Board of the Ministry of Defence, in cooperation with the General Police Directorate and Fraport Slovenija. The focus of this year’s exercise, which involved around 70 individuals, was on the detection and identification of hazardous materials. More than 130 people attended the exercise, including the Minister of Defence, Andreja Katič, and special guests from aircraft investigation authorities in Serbia, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Germany.
Two of our employees honoured by a Civil Protection Recognition Award
On Thursday, 1 March 2018, a central ceremony for Civil Protection Day was held at Brdo pri Kranju, where Civil Protection Recognition Awards were given to individuals and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the system of protection against natural and other disasters. Recognition awards were given to 358 individuals and organizations, including two of our own employees – ARFF Commander Milan Dubravac, and Boštjan Turk.
Anže Habjan Excellenent at Firefighter Combat Challenge
Over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd September 2017 an international firefighting competition, the Firefighter Combat Challenge, took place in Radovljica, Slovenia. It was an incredibly difficult competition, where the competitors' psychophysical abilities were fully tested. Among the 150 firefighters from 10 different countries was our own Anže Habjan, who represented the Airport Rescue and Firefighting Service.
Pilatus aircraft training for firefighters
At the beginning of July 2017, members of the 152nd Fixed Wing Squadron and the 153rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepared a promotional training course for the firefighters of Fraport Slovenija. The purpose of the training was to educate firefighters on the measures and actions they need to take in an accident involving a military aircraft. The participants were informed about handling armament systems, ejection seats and possible hazards regarding the PC-9M aircraft.
Broken Wing Exercise 2017
On Wednesday, 21st June 2017, an event called Broken Wing 2017, an exercise which enabled airport firefighters, military and civil plane crash investigators, the police, and representatives of the Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief to show their skills and cooperation in the rescue and investigation of a plane crash, was held at Ljubljana Airport. The exercise was divided into two parts; the first part took place at the training field of Ljubljana Airport, while the second part, which lasted for two additional days, was carried out on Pokljuka.
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