Air intelligence unit to monitor VVIP movement at airport
Director airport PK Srivastava said, “AAI will follow the directives and no leniency will be allowed. However, there are some politicians who will not be frisked or scanned but will be allowed to pass through special pathways meant for them, heavily guarded by special forces and CISF. No common man would be allowed to sneak to that area. Other netas will be given due respect but they will have to pass through the X-ray zone.”
A team of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has been deployed near the X-ray zone.
According to insiders, the Airport Authority of India has set up a special cell to welcome VVIPs at the airport. Sometimes VVIPs have to wait at the airport for a long duration. So the VVIP lounge is always kept ready. There is arrangement of light refreshment and coffee for the VVIP guests.
Officials say that some leaders have high grade security, so CISF has to play a major role in providing them security inside the airport terminal and escorting the leaders out safely.