Russian Border Services Agency Confirms: Domodedovo Ready for Records
OREANDA-NEWS. The Russian Border Services Agency confirmed Domodedovo's readiness to hold the world's most momentous event.
The Russian Border Services Agency's Central Territorial Office monitored the operations of business units of governmental control authorities at the Domodedovo airport. Representatives of Border Control Force of the Federal Security Service of Russia, the Russian Border Services Agency, the Federal Service for Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being, the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance and The Ministry of the Interior of the Russian Federation studied the facility's readiness to operate in winter, at the time of international competitions in Sochi in 2014.
The monitoring included the checkup of operations of the border control and customs services of the airport, the equipment of checkpoints, as well as the security level.
Based on the checkup, the Russian Border Services Agency noted the excellent technical infrastructure of checkpoints and the employees' ability to perform efficiently when the passenger traffic is high. All of the necessary control procedures are in line with the applicable state border crossing rules. In addition, experts emphasize that all of the preparatory measures for the 2013/2014 winter operation have been fulfilled on a full scale.
There will be separate border checkpoints for official delegations, participants in and guests of the winter competitions at the Domodedovo airport. The procedure for volunteers' passage through and stay in the controlled and customs area of the airport as well as the sports equipment transportation rules have been determined. Special passport control cabins with lowered windows intended to service disabled passengers have been installed and are already used at the Domodedovo airport.
Domodedovo partners are shaping the most ramified route network of itineraries out of all airports in the Moscow hub. The high-tech infrastructure and the airport development according to the UNDER ONE ROOF concept, that envisages expansion of the existing terminal, support the high service level and convenient transfer of guests and participants in prestigious international sports competitions to be held in Sochi.