PRESS RELEASE: Cluj Avram Iancu International Airport presented, in a press conference, the new security equipment purchased within two projects financed from European funds
CLUJ-NAPOCA,– Cluj Avram Iancu International Airport presented the new security equipment purchased within two projects financed from European funds.
The event was attended by Mr. Ludovic Orban, President of the Chamber of Deputies, Mr. Lucian Bode, Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr. Adrian Oros, Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Dan Tarcea, Deputy Mayor of Cluj-Napoca, Mr. Daniel Buda, Member of the European Parliament and Mr. Marcel Bolos, Director of the Northwest Regional Development Agency.
Cluj International Airport is the first in the country to have Standard 3 CTX and Standard C3 equipment respectively, as required by the European Union.
The value of the project “Standard C3 hand luggage scanning equipment with integrated automatic management / tray return system”, – SMIS code 2014+ 120737 is 19.106.751.79 lei, and the non-refundable funding from the EU and the state budget is 14.620.603.30 lei, equivalent to 98 % of the total eligible value.
The installation of this equipment will streamline the security control process and reduce passenger processing time due to the superior scanning capacity. EDS Standard C3 equipment allows cabin baggage to be scanned without the need to remove large liquids, aerosols or large electrics. At the same time, the equipment also features an integrated automatic system for returning trays.
The value of the project “Standard 3 Explosive Detection Equipment of type CTX”, SMIS Code 2014+ 120703 is 23.288.619.60 lei, and the non-refundable funding from the EU and the state budget is 17.851.085.50 lei equivalent to 98 % of the total eligible value.
The expected results of the implementation of the project are to increase airport security, streamline the flow of hold baggage processing, and reduce passenger waiting times.
Cluj Avram Iancu International Airport is the second largest in the country in number of passengers, after Henri Coanda International Airport.