Istanbul Airport has been deemed “The Most Efficient Airport in Europe”
Istanbul Airport has been deemed “The Most Efficient Airport in Europe with more than 40 million passengers per year” by the Aviation Researchers at Air Transport Research Society (ATRS).
As the world’s largest airport constructed from scratch within a record time of 42 months and with a capacity to handle 90 million annual passengers, Istanbul Airport continues to receive awards from the aviation industry.
The award-winning airports were announced at the 24th ATRS World Conference held online between Aug. 26-29, along with the ATRS airport benchmarking report, which summarizes the efficiency of airports around the world. There was a wide participation from all segments of the aviation industry, including airline companies, airports, managers from the air traffic control and aerospace fields, bureaucrats, consultants and academics.
Commenting on Istanbul Airport being deemed worthy of the “The Most Efficient Airport in Europe” award, Fırat Emsen, the chief technical officer, said, “Each award we win is very valuable as it shows that our achievements are followed with admiration in the international arena. World’s leading aviation researchers have appreciated the smooth operation, our efficiency policies, during a year of 2019 where we moved from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Istanbul Airport within 33 hours and had a smooth opening of our facilities without disruptions for our airlines. Thanks to our trained teams, we have been implementing our efficiency policies, which we started during the construction stage of Istanbul Airport and continued during the operation phase at every stage of our business. At Istanbul Airport, where world class customer experience, innovation, technology, digitalization, system and operation integrations, and rapid decision-making processes are at the forefront, we have created a system that works flawlessly with the efficiency we provide. As Istanbul Airport – Gateway to The World gateway to the world, Istanbul Airport will continue to carry out successful and award-winning projects.