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REGIONAL SEMINAR
"CRISIS MANAGEMENT PLANS IN AVIATION " ”

CLEOPATRA HOTEL-NICOSIA-CYPRUS
ΝΙCOSIA -12 OCTOBER 2018

ORGANISED BY: “FSF-MED and HERMES AIRPORTS”
SUPPORTED BY: “MINSITRY OF TRANSPORT OF CYPRUS - CYPRUS POLICE – JRCC”

OBJECTIVES
  • To present the possible emergency scenarios which potentially can have a negative impact on aviation and other related activities , such as tourism, natural disasters ,e.t.c.
  • To highlight the necessity of having in place detailed emergency and contingency response plans for each of such scenarios.
  • To stress the importance of such plans being prepared on a professional and scientific manner , their effectiveness being tested by regular exercises and all the persons involved being appropriately trained.
  • To highlight the importance of such plans being coordinated and supervised effectively by an appropriate State Authority.
  • Through a panel discussion, to identify gaps and weaknesses and draw conclusions on possible ways in overcoming them.
09.00-10.00: OPENING SESSION
  • Welcome by the Seminar Chairman: Christos Petrou, Executive Director FSF-MED
  • Address by the Chairman of FSF-MED: Iacovos Papadopoulos, Chairman FSF-MED
  • Address by the CEO of HERMES: Eleni Kaloyirou, Chief Executive Officer, HERMES Airports
  • Key note Address: Minister of Defense of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Savvas Angelides, on behalf of the President of the Republic of Cyprus
  • AWARD CEREMONY : “FSF-MED LIFE ACHIEVEMNT AWARD”: Presented to Commodore Costas Fitiris, Commander of the Cyprus Joint Rescue Coordination Centre-JRCC
  • PRESS CONFERENCE
10.00 – 10.30 : COFFEE BREAK
10.30-12.00: SESSION ONE
  • Emergency and contingency response plans / ICAO Policies and the need for regional cooperation: Sarantis Poulimenakos , ICAO
  • European Aviation Crisis Coordination Cell: Hans De Haan, EUROCONTROL.
  • Training on designing and testing emergency and contingency response plans: Eric Schoonderwoerd, JAA TRAINING ORGANISATION
  • Oversight of Emergency and Contingency Response Plans at national level : Sebastiano Veccia, Director of Regulatory Directorate, Civil Aviation Authority- ENAC, Italy
  • Contingency plans for the negative impact on tourism, caused by air travel disruptions: Anita Mendiratta, UN World Tourism Organisation.
12.00 – 13.00: SESSION TWO:
  • Emergency and contingency plans regarding airport operations: Miltos Miltiadous, Chief Operating Officer, HERMES Airports
  • Emergency and contingency response plans regarding airport security and helicopter operations:
    - Emergency and contingency plans for Airport Security: Andreas Nicolaou Head of Airport Security Unit, Cyprus Police
    - Use of helicopters and Drones/ Mission and emergency plans: Xanthos Georgiades, Head of Aviation Unit, Cyprus Police
  • Emergency and contingency plans of airlines: Captain Andreas Mateou, COBALT Airlines
  • Being ready to face increased threats from Drones: Matan Orian, AGL Aviation
13.00 - 14.30 : LUNCH
14:30 – 15.30: SESSION THREE
  • Emergency and contingency response plans in "Search and Rescue:: Loizos Kiafkoullis, Cyprus Joint Rescue Coordination Centre - JRCC
  • Aviation related Emergency plans in Civil Defense activities: Chrysilios Chrysiliou, Cyprus Civil Defense Service
  • Emergency and contingency plans of the Cyprus Fire Service, in situations when aerial means are required: Eleftherios Tsopanides, Cyprus Fire Service
  • International best practices in dealing with emergencies: David Herriman, KENYON International Emergency Services
15.30 - 16.00 : COFFEE BREAK
16.00-17.00 : PANEL DISCUSSION

Chairperson
  • Anita Mendiratta, UN World Tourism Organisation
Participants
  • Cyprus Tourism Organisation - Christos Moustras
  • HERMES Airports - Maria Kouroupi
  • Cyprus Hotel Association - Zacharias Ioannides
  • Association of Cyprus Travel Agents - Vasilis Stamataris
  • Questions and Answers 17.00 - 17.15
  • Conclusions 17.15 – 17.30