ACI EUROPE Activities
Turkish Airlines to fly in airport CEOs from its 45 African destinations to attend ACI Airport Exchange in Istanbul
Turkish Airlines has agreed to provide free tickets to all CEOs of ACI Africa member airports across its 45-city African network, so they can attend ACI Airport Exchange in Istanbul 8-10 December. The news reflects the airline’s intensive interest in the continent.
İGA Havalimanı İşletmesi A.Ş., the company behind the €10.2 billion Istanbul New Airport, will this year host ACI Airport Exchange, featuring: The 1st Istanbul New Airport Development Conference: “The New Mega-Hub Shaping The Future Of Aviation”.
Augustin de Romanet, Chairman & CEO of Aéroports de Paris, has been elected to lead ACI EUROPE as President. His election took place at the 25th ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition, held in Prague in June.
The joint position on Open Skies by ACI EUROPE and the European Travel Commission (ETC – representing National Tourism Organisations) underlines the need to support connectivity by expanding Open Skies beyond Europe.
The ACI EUROPE World Business Partner Award recognises individuals who have made a significant contribution to the aviation industry during their careers. The winner is decided by the Board of ACI EUROPE and announced at its annual General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition, this year held in Prague in June. Torsten Hentschel, Managing Director, TH Airport Consulting, was a particularly fitting winner this year. He spoke to Ross Falconer.