Scheduled anti-terrorism training exercises have been successfully held at Kharkiv airport at the instance of the Administration of the Security Service of Ukraine in Kharkiv district. The goal was to check anti-terrorism preparedness of all airport objects and services and to avert real and potential threat of terrorist acts. During the trainings there were acted out different cooperation plans between power department, security service and other functional departments of the airport in conditions of terrorism threat. Together with the airport stuff the representatives of the Administration of the Security Service of Ukraine in Kharkiv district, State Emergency Service of Ukraine, Head Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and internal military forces took part in the training exercises.

According to the Deputy Director of Aviation Security of International airport “Kharkiv”: “…regular holding of anti-terrorism trainings is a necessary condition of terrorism prevention, because they help us to have the full objective view of anti-terrorism security level of airport objects, to detect weaknesses, remove them and perfect team work of all services and systems at the training”.