ADIA passes ICAO security audit

An artist’s impression of Abu Dhabi International Airport’s new Terminal 3

ABU Dhabi International Airport (ADIA) has successfully passed the security audit programme administered by the Internal Civil Aviation Programme (ICAO), as part of an overall security audit of civil aviation facilities in the UAE.

“Abu Dhabi International Airport’s impressive compliance with ICAO’s Universal Security Audit Programme is a testimony to the professionalism of the airport management and staff and the high efficiency of the security system in place. We are very pleased of the outcome of this audit as it confirms the UAE’s commitment to international standards,” said director general of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) Mohammed Ghanim Al Ghaith.
“ADAC lays high emphasis on ensuring that its airports adhere to all ICAO regulations. We are very keen on maintaining the air transport’s record as one of the safest and most efficient modes of transport,” said chairman and managing director of Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) Khalifa Al Mazrouei.
The UAE is a member-state of ICAO and one of the 190 signatories of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (The Chicago Convention), which contains protocols on aviation safety and security.