The first of its kind seminar by ICAO on St. Maarten, the Head of the Department of Aviation Louis Halley was pleased to have the training, which was provided by instructors Mr. Arthur Tholel and Mr. Pedro Rotella.
The end result was to have the participants increase their knowledge in: protecting the airport against acts of unlawful interference; contributing to the safety and security of the general public and aviation workers; and developing a future career in the field of aviation security.
There were five members of different departments from the Princess Juliana International Airport and one participant from the Department of Civil Aviation & Maritime St. Maarten.
Personnel from around the region also attended the Aviation safety course, namely: 4 participants from Bahamas, 1 participant from Grenada, 1 participant from Saba and 1 participant from St. Eustatius.
There will be more aviation workshops in the near future, Halley said.