Cluj Avram Iancu International Airport supports in 2017, again, the “School Otherwise” Program, giving to pupils the opportunity to know and to become familiar with the fascinating world of aviation.
On February and March 2017, 274 pupils and preschoolers belonged to 9 educational institutions from Cluj district visited Cluj Avram Iancu International Airport.
The Cluj Airport was visited by the children belonged to Special Kindergarten from Cluj-Napoca, “Mihai Eminescu" High School, "Nicolae Balcescu" High School, Special High School for Visually Impaired, Christian Foundation "Diakonia", "Gheorghe Sincai" High School, "Emmanuel" Baptist Theological High School and "George Cosbuc" High School, all from Cluj-Napoca.
Within the Sightseeing Tour the passenger terminals were presented to the visitors. Then, they were verified at the security check-point and after that they arrived on the platform. In that point, well-trained staffs gave them information regarding the way in which function the airport facilities and equipment. The pupils could understand the way in which is carry on the activity on the airplanes parking platform and on the taxiway. They could see several landings and takeoffs.
The Sightseeing Tour will continue in the next months for those who are interested. The Cluj Airport supports the education in a positive manner and offers answers both to the concerns and to the questions raised by children, eager to become familiar with the activities from civil aviation.
We want to express our thanks to pupils and teachers who chose Cluj Avram Iancu International Airport as an important place for sightseeing, among their activities carried on within “School Otherwise” Program. In the same time, we thanks to our collaborators who supported the good running of the sightseeing tours.