In the aviation segment, security solutions naturally center around airports and their various security needs. Our customers are aviation companies or privately operated airports, as well as airlines and freight forwarders and other airport-related businesses.
TAAG - Angola Airlines, a state-owned enterprise whose mission is to offer internal connections in Angola and to the rest of the world, with safety, speed and efficiency. For the past six years, Securitas has been TAAG’s partner in the area of security.
Securitas is currently the security service provider at Rennes and Quimper airports, with 36 employees based at Rennes and 14 at Quimper. Since 2003, Securitas has been responsible for the screening of cabin and hold luggage, freight, for the road access with screening point and airport fire-fighting tasks.
The Swedish Air Force’s Flying School and the Armed Force Helicopter Wing both operate at Malmen Airfield, a military airport outside Malmslätt in the Municipality of Linköping in Sweden. The Helicopter Wing is responsible for all Swedish military helicopter operations and is under the command of the Swedish Air Force. Securitas guards the airfield area.
Uppsala-Ärna military airport in Sweden, which is one of the Swedish Armed Forces’ four military airports in the country, has been served by Securitas’ firefighters since January 1, 2011.
Airport security is a class apart. The strict enforcement of security requirements and being a good host are competing priorities in this regard. According to Rob van den Bergh of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands, “Securitas Aviation maintains this balance well. I am happy to seek out their cooperation.”
Specialized aviation security training and good communication help keep flight schedules running smoothly at Berlin’s Tegel Airport – without compromising security.