In 2017, VIPPORT and Vnukovo-3 were the only in Russia to get the IS-BAH Stage 1 certificate, and in February 2019 obtained the IS-BAH Stage 2 certificate, which confirmed the highest quality of provided services.
As a voluntary programme, IS-BAH is the first industry standard to bring the SMS concept to ground handling and will enable handlers to meet ICAO SMS requirements. IS-BAH is the global industry standard for handlers and operators around the world to meet the coming SMS requirements from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Nowadays VIPPORT is the only one in Russia who owns this certificate, which significantly increased its international rating in business aviation.
Besides, the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) added the international auditor register by including two experts from JSC VIPPORT, giving them the right to conduct audits for companies providing the full range of airport services in the field of business aviation FBO/BAHA for the purpose of IS-BAH certificate obtaining. More details
Certificate of Compliance in the field of airport operations
The Center of Business Aviation Vnukovo-3 was the first in the business aviation segment to begin work on the “China Friendly” voluntary certification program. The tourism association “World without Borders” concluded in March 2019 that the airport had successfully passed all the procedures for adapting its facilities and services and received a certificate of conformity.
China Friendly is a program designed to create a comfortable environment for Chinese tourists in the territory of the Russian Federation and aimed at promoting Russian tourism in the international market. To date, over 200 enterprises have undergone certification procedures – objects of placement, display, catering, large transport companies, and other facilities in the hospitality infrastructure. The tourism association “World without Borders” is the primary developer of the program.
The main criteria for certification are:
- Duplication of navigation aids in Chinese
- The availability of a Chinese version of the airport website
- The ability to pay by China Union Pay payment system credit cards
- Chinese-speaking staff availability or the ability to connect to online translation programs
Certificate of Compliance in the field of aviation security
Safety is our top priority. The aviation security department uses the most modern technical means and cutting-edge technologies in this field.