"Aviation School" at Sofia Airport on the occasion of 50 years BULATSA
Sofia Airport dedicated the February edition of the initiative “Aviation School” to the 50th anniversary of the Bulgarian Air Traffic Services Authority. The event was opened by Asya Ivanova, Chairman of Sofia Airport Board of Directors, Vladimir Rapondjiev, Executive Director and Ivan Diaksov, BULATSA Deputy Director General.
From the head of BULATSA Training Center Dimitar Chunchukov, the children learned what the air traffic controllers were doing and examined one of the workplaces – the airport control tower from which are controlled the flights conducted at the metropolitan airport. They were told about the specificity of the work in winter conditions and why it is important to clean the runway and to mandatory spray the aircraft with special anti-icing liquid before take-off to ensure the safety of passengers.
The “School Day” concluded with award of diplomas to all participants.