Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz who is also President of the Board of Directors of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA),Tuesday signed a SR498 million contract with Rosen Bauer company of Austria to replace and develop firefighting and safety equipment at 27 airports across the Kingdom.
The contract was signed in Agadir in Morocco where the Crown Prince is convalescing after an operation in the United States recently.
After the signing ceremony, the Crown Prince said the contract is an important step toward accomplishing the strategic goals of GACA providing the highest standards of safety to air passengers.
Abdullah Bin Muhammad Al-Rahimi, CAA President, said Rosen Bauer will update firefighting and rescue stations as to raise their performance in accordance with standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO.) It will provide firefighting, multi-purpose, technologically advanced machines, devices and equipment as well as equipment for dealing with hazardous substances, he said.