Conference Programme

Airport Solutions Turkey will provide the only conference of its kind where supply meets demand. It offers leading airport developers and suppliers the exclusive opportunity to interface with airports and aviation leaders on the demand side of the growth equation.

Conference Programme

Airport Solutions Turkey, arzın taleple bulaşacağı türünün tek örneği bir konferansa ev sahipliği yapacak. Bu konferans, önde gelen havalimanı geliştiricilerine ve tedarikçilerine büyüme denkleminin talep tarafındaki havalimanları ve havacılık liderleriyle bağlantı kurma fırsatı sunuyor.

08:30 - 09:00Registration

09:00 - 09:10Chairman’s opening remarks

Developing one of the world’s largest new airports - a key global hub for the airport sector

09:10 - 10:15Drivers of growth in the Turkish airports sector: how domestic and international passenger growth is driving the development of the airports sector

  • Evaluating the scale of airport development required to address the growing need for increased passenger capacity
  • How aviation and airport sector growth impact on the Turkish economy: the positive economic impact of airport development
  • The pattern of air passenger growth in Turkey
  • Matching plans for airport development with long term passenger growth projections for domestic and international passengers
  • Aviation sector growth as a key driver of airport development

10:15 - 10:45CASE STUDY: New airport development; the Istanbul New Airport – a 6 runway airport to cement Turkey’s role as a major passenger transit hub

10:45 - 11:15Coffee Break

11:15 - 11:45Turkish airport and aviation sector regulation and policy

  • Air travel and its strategic importance to Turkey
  • Relieving the current aviation bottleneck  
  • Delivering air connectivity across Turkey: why it matters and how it impacts on economic growth
  • Recognising that increased connectivity can significantly reduce the cost of air transport
  • The successful use of the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) model for terminal development in Turkey
  • Ensuring future policy continues to help the sector flourish

11:45 - 12:30The growth of Turkish Airlines as a major contributing factor to airport sector growth in Turkey

  • The commanding share of Turkish Airlines in the continually growing domestic Turkish market
  • Projected passenger traffic growth: why Turkish Airlines is beating the competition from the global airline industry
  • The focus on passenger service 
  • Plans for future capacity growth
  • Adding to the Turkish Airlines fleet to support growth plans
12:30 - 14:00Lunch

14:00 - 15:30Identifying opportunities for investment in new airport building projects

  • The developing Turkish Airport Network
  • Proposed capital development and airport improvement programmes
  • The requirement for further expansion of Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport to support continued traffic growth:

           2nd runway

           New terminal

  • Cukurova Regional Airport – a new €357m project
  • Kotoka International Airport – New terminal building
  • Yozgat Airport
  • Gumushane Airport
15:30 - 16:00Networking Break

16:00 - 17:30Making the Turkish airports sector internationally competitive

  • Removing operational barriers to increase capacity
  • Planned airport modernisation and upgrade projects: Identifying major requirements for the renewal of existing airport networks
  • Upgrading key airport infrastructure assets: 
- Runway extensions
- Terminal buildings
- Air bridges and boarding platforms
- Navigation systems
- Fuel terminals and distribution lines 
- Service tunnels and access junctions
  • Increasing capacity through simultaneous traffic flow
  • Incorporating ground handling services into airport modernisation plans
  • The requirement for additional air freight terminals 

17:30 - 18:00Chairman’s summary and end of day 1

08:30 - 09:00Registration

09:00 - 10:30Making security the number one priority across the airport network

  • Developing a clear strategy for airport security
  • Implementing measures to protect the Turkish airport network from threats
  • Creating national standards for airport security
  • Mitigating security risks through technology upgrades and incorporating smart security processes
  • Giving a clear message to air passengers that airport security is a priority
  • Getting the buy-in and participation of all stakeholders, including operators and passengers
10:30 - 11:00Networking Break

11:00 - 12:00Recognising that the passenger experience is a key component of successful airport development

  • Allowing passengers greater control over their airport journey
  • Self-managing check-in, bag-drop and boarding
  • Reducing queueing times at bottlenecks in the passenger experience:
- Check-in
- Security
- Passport Control
  • Reducing delays with baggage handling
  • Maximising passenger satisfaction through good quality airside facilities
  • Recognising the commercial benefits resulting from good customer experience at airports
  • How can the incorporation of technology help to deliver a better customer experience?

12:00 - 12:30CASE STUDY - TBC

12:30 - 14:00Lunch

14:00 - 15:00Green Airports: Sustainable development and its relevance to the design and construction of the Turkish airport sector design and construction sustainable

  • Addressing the requirement to be green in the construction of new airports
  • Incorporating sustainability into the design stage
  • Reducing resource consumption through better design
  • Future proofing terminal design
  • Ensuring a green passenger journey
  • Clean airport vehicles
  • Managing airport growth within sustainable parameters
  • Creating a sustainability culture

15:00 - 15:30CASE STUDY: Izmir Adnan Menderez Airport the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certificated terminal building in Turkey

15:30 - 16:00Networking Break

16:00 - 17:00Commercial development of the Turkish airport sector

  • Creating an airport area development master plan
  • Operational efficient and commercial profitability
  • Connecting the airport to the wider metropolitan area
  • Boosting revenues through enhanced customer services
  • The connected airport

17:00 - 17:10Chairman’s summary and end of conference


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