Observance of FOD walk at Jinnah airport

July 3, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Karachi: A Foreign Object Debri FOD Walk at the apron of Jinnah International Airport was observed on 3rd July, 2013 under the umbrella of Safety & Quality Management System Branch of Civil Aviation Authority.

Airport Manager CAA, Deputy Airport Manager CAA, concerned officers of airlines, ground handling and other related agencies of Jinnah International Airport JIAP participated in this walk, says a handout.

Before start of walk, a presentation was also given to the participants in the IMS Resource Centre at JIAP in which it was made clear through a short video that how a small particle lying at the apron can damage an aircraft. After presentation, the participants were taken to the Satellite Bay Area along with the authorized cleaning staff for picking up small particles.

The purpose of this walk was to give awareness to the stakeholders, working at the airport, that how cleanliness at apron is imported to avoid damage to the body and engine of an aircraft. It was made evident that a little effort of cleanliness can ensure safety of aircrafts.