Emergency exercise for Larnaca airport departure area to take place Tuesday evening

Emergency exercise for Larnaca airport departure area to take place Tuesday evening

An emergency exercise, organised by airport operator Hermes and the civil aviation, will take place at Larnaca airport on Tuesday evening, according to a police announcement.

The exercise, which is scheduled to start at 9.45pm and last for about one hour.

The exercise scenario, which will depict a fire in the departure area and the services will need to fight the fire, evacuate the departure area and rescue people, will serve as training for members of the police force and the fire services

Police says passengers should stay calm and need not be alarmed. Flights are not expected to be affected and all measures will be taken to avoid causing inconvenience to passengers./IBNA