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Scania lands on Greek isles to improve fire safety

24 JULY 2018

Ten Scania P 490 6×6 fire trucks have been ordered by Fraport Greece, which will improve their airports fire safety.

Fraport Greece, which operates 14 regional airports in Greece, has ordered ten new Scania fire trucks with Rosenbauer superstructures. The investment will significantly improve the regions’ airport fire safety capabilities.

The rescue and firefighting vehicles are being delivered to the airports on the islands of Corfu, Kefalonia, Kos, Mykonos, Mytilini, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, Thessaloniki and Zakynthos. Together these airports annually handle more than 20 million arriving and departing passengers.

State-of-the-art Scania trucks deliver highest safety standards

The Scania P 490 6×6 is equipped for a 7,000-litre supply and a 860-litre foam tank. The extinguishing performance is 6,000 litres per minute at 10 bar.

The delivery also includes training and new personal protective equipment.

“With the addition of the new state-of-the-art fire trucks we are delivering on our commitment to the highest possible standards at the 14 airports we operate, for both passengers and employees,” says Fraport Greece Chief Executive Officer Alexander Zinell.