Aerodrom Ljubljana d.d. was granted a prestigious award
Miami, USA Between 18 and 20 October 2000 an international symposium on air traffic safety AwSec World 2000 took place in Miami, USA, under the auspices of IATA (International Air Transport Association) and ACI (Airport Council International).
At this symposium Aerodrom Ljubljana d.d. was given a prestigious award, granted by one of the most esteemed magazines specialised in air traffic safety, »Aviation Security International«, in co-operation with IATA and ACI. As it was explained on the occasion, Aerodrom Ljubljana d.d. was chosen among numerous airports and air companies from all over the world as the recipient of the organisation award for significant and notable contribution to air traffic safety, chiefly because of its successful safety strategy, development and implementation of its own safety programme as well as thanks to the airport safety level and last but not least because it offers professional assistance in air traffic safety to some airports and carriers in the South-Eastern Europe.
It is worth mentioning that awards were granted in five other categories as well, namely the awards for the outstanding contribution to air traffic safety (to individuals) and the for the safety officer of the year (either to a security guard, operator or a crew member), the award for the technological achievement of the year in the field of air traffic safety as well as the awards for air traffic safety research and for many years work in this field.