Today, Thursday 23 March 2006, Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) along with essential stakeholders conducted a full scale emergency simulation exercise near O.R. Tambo International Airport (ORTIA). The exercise, dubbed Operation Kaizen, is aimed at improving the state of readiness of all role-players in terms of handling major aircraft incidents at or near ORTIA.
Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) is aware of the announcement by the Minister of Home Affairs, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, regarding the deployment of 40 additional immigration officials at Cape Town and O.R. Tambo international airports with immediate effect.