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BIA Contingency Exercise - 2022

November 11, 2022

A coordinated anti-hijack mock exercise was conducted at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) on 9th and 10th November 2022 with the objective of testing the efficacy of the contingency plan and procedures to deal with hijack threats by all airport stakeholders.

The exercise was conducted under a simulated mock situation and involved actions by various agencies, including the AASL, Security Forces, the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka, and other state government agencies. This exercise helps to enhance and strengthen coordination in handling the complexities of a hijack situations among all agencies involved. 

We would like to thank all of the stakeholder organizations that participated in the mock anti-hijacking drill to make it a success.