Dubai Mall stand offers air safety tips
Dubai, March 6, 2014
UAE’s General of General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has opened at a stand at Dubai Mall aiming to spread awareness and useful tips about flight safety and security for air travelers.
Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy and chairman of GCAA, and Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, director general of GCAA today (March 6) inaugurated the “Love Your Sky” stand, which will run until Saturday.
The interactive encourages people of all ages to engage with issues related to the sky safety and security in a fun and educating activities.
Al Suwaidi said: “Building on the successful initiatives which Love Your Sky campaign has been running for three years, the Dubai Mall stand will take this campaign to a new level where everyone can actively participate and learn new tips on how to make their next flight safer and more secure.”
Aiming at raising awareness with the flight and passenger safety all over the UAE, Love Your Sky campaign focuses on a wide range of topics and issues that constantly face passengers and cause damage or disturbance whether to airports or carriers or passengers.
Laila Ali Hareb Al Muhairi, assistant director general Strategy & International Affairs, said: “The mall stand will target larger audience of UAE residents, as well as maximize the benefits and the utility of social media websites. We are keen of reinventing methods of approaching the general public as well as attracting more partners.”
The passenger safety and security awareness campaign in the UAE highlights several issues and aspects that could face any traveler through the various ports of the country, including more than 13 items explained to passengers, including prohibited items, carrying others' baggage, smoking, allowed baggage weights, security checks, disruptive passengers, using electronic devices, health condition of passenger, carrying liquids, aerosols and gels, joking with security personnel, cooperation with security and carrying pets and live animals. – TradeArabia News Service