Joint Action Day Aeolos

Coordinated by Frontex and co-led Germany and implemented under the umbrella of tailored Frontex Air Border Sector Operations. The action took place at 39 European airports in and outside the European Union.

Crime Areas: Facilitation of illegal immigration and trafficking in human beings

Key operational outcome: 13 people suspected of facilitating illegal immigration, trafficking in human beings and supplying false documents were arrested. During the action, 16 falsified and counterfeit documents were seized.

Europol's contribution: Deployment of Europol staff to provide analytical on-the-spot support at airports. Back office support 24/7 during the action.

Participants: AT, BE, BG, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EL, ES, FI, FR, HU, IT, LT, LV, NL, PL, PT, RO, SI, SK, SE, CH, Europol, Frontex and INTERPOL.