CAAP Bacolod holds SIMEX drills at Bacolod-Silay Airport

Posted by watchmen
August 18, 2021

By Dominique Gabriel G. Bañaga

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) held a series of simulated exercises or SIMEX in order to maintain the security and safety standards at the Bacolod-Silay Airport.

In a statement released by their public information office, the SIMEX drill started on Monday in cooperation with the Aviation Security Unit-Philippine National Police (AvSeU-PNP) Bacolod Station.

Another drill is scheduled for today and another on Friday, August 20.

CAAP-Bacolod said the activities are part of their preparation for the full scale airport emergency preparedness that will be held on the third week of September.

For his part, Bacolod-Silay Airport Manager Engineer Percy Malonesio assured the flying public and their stakeholders that these drills are only part of the SIMEX and advised them not to panic./DGB, WDJ

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