Lack of Storage Space for Dangerous Goods: Case Study of the Pristina International Airport "Adem Jashari"

MSc. Fife KOVACI URUCI

Abstract


The purpose of this paper is to define the dangerous goods classes and the lack of storage in Kosovo. The Pristine International Airport “Adem Jashari” (PIA) is the only airport that Kosovo has, and knowing that the number of flights in Kosovo is growing pushed me to analyze the current situation that is going on. The research method that is used in this paper covers an interview with professional people who are responsible for this issue. The research continued with empirical results from the questionnaire developed with a monkey survey covering 100 respondents. Further in the research paper, the author covers marking, labeling and the orientation of the packages that are used for dangerous goods during air transportation. In Kosovo, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is responsible to firstly identify if the goods meet the condition asked from these authorities or not. Therefore, in case of any individuals or airlines wants to transport goods via air, they should ask for permission from CAA and after that, they might proceed with further application procedures. In the last part, the author gives some recommendations resulting from the findings of this research.

Keywords


airport; air transport; classification of goods; dangerous goods; Kosovo;

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DOI: 10.21113/iir.v10i1.560

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