In the area of civil aviation, Letiště Praha, a. s. is the operator of the largest international airport in the Czech Republic. As such, it has important responsibilities regarding the security of civil aviation which arise from international and national legislation. In this respect, the civil aviation security level at Václav Havel Airport Prague is perceived as the level that is secured by the Czech Republic.
The security strategy covers all important activities and provided services which have an impact on the safety of passengers, employees and other users of Václav Havel Airport Prague, as well as on creating a safe environment for the business activities of other entities, especially airlines, air service providers and commercial organisations operating at the airport.
The Prague Airport security strategy aims to define the way protection is ensured for employees, passengers and other users of the airport, resources, information, integrity and reputation of the company against potential threats. It also includes evaluation of the security environment and analysis of risks endangering assets which are protected by Letiště Praha, a. s.
In the widest sense, security is a concept which is reflected in all activities of the organisation; however, it becomes more prominent in the case of an entity working in the civil aviation sector.
Letiště Praha, a. s. understands security as a complex, encompassing particularly the following areas:
- Protection of civil aviation against criminal acts
- Protection of persons, company assets and employees
- Protection of public order and prevention of criminality
- Administrative security and information security
- IT security
- Fire protection
- Operational safety
- Occupational health and safety