We are pleased to be able to announce the list of confirmed visits to a selection of Turkish innovation centers and organizations so you will be able to discover their exciting research, products, services and culture.
The visits will take place on the afternoon of Thursday the 27th of August from 14h30 to 18h and will include a trip to the following places:
- Turkish Airlines Air flight Simulator Center visit
- TAV – Airport Management Company
- İSTAÇ – İstanbul Waste Management and Recycling Company
- Istanbul Municipality Project Demonstration Museum
There are only a limited number of spaces for this trip so we will require participants to sign up in advance. More details for this registration to come soon. Please find more details about the companies we will be visiting below:
TURKISH AIRLINES SIMULATION CENTER
Turkish Airlines(THY) was formed in 1933 and started operations with 24 personnel and 2 King Bird (5 seater), 2 Junkers F-13 (4 seater) ve 1 ATH-9 (10 seater) aircraft’s in its fleet. Today THY is Europe’s leading Airline with 290 aircraft’s and flying to around 110 countries and over 220 destinations all around the world. For more detail “http://www.turkishairlines.com ”
Turkish Airlines Simulator Center provides trainings to its own pilot trainees as well as training to other international airlines. THY has 4 simulators B737-400, B737-800, Avro RJ ve Thales A320 (used for A319/320/321 models).
TAV – Airport Management Company
TAV Airports is a success story built on the accumulation of knowledge, experience and creativity gained in airport operations, one of the world’s most challenging sectors. TAV’s history started in 1997 with the tender for the Istanbul Ataturk Airport International Terminal. Having grown to become a great success story within a very short period of time, TAV soon became a global brand in airport construction projects as well as airport operations. In May 2012, 38 percent of TAV Airports’ shares was sold to Aéroports de Paris.
Today, TAV Airports, Turkey’s leading brand in the global airport operations sector, operates Istanbul Atatürk, Ankara Esenboğa, Izmir Adnan Menderes and Gazipaşa-Alanya airports in Turkey. The Tbilisi and Batumi airports in Georgia, Monastir and Enfidha-Hammamet airports in Tunisia, Skopje and Ohrid airports in Macedonia, Madinah Airport in Saudi Arabia and Zagreb Airport in Croatia are also operated by TAV Airports. The Holding also operates in other areas of airport operations including duty-free, food and beverage, ground handling services, IT, security and operation services. As part of these diversified services TAV Airports also operates the duty-free, food and beverage and other commercial areas at Riga Airport in Latvia. In 2014, the company provided services for 743,000 flights and 95 million passengers.
For more detail ” http://www.tavhavalimanlari.com.tr/en-EN/Pages/Main.aspx”
İSTAÇ – İstanbul Waste Management and Recycling Company
Within the scope of waste management activities, İSTAÇ carries out activities of disposing domestic and medical wastes, recycling of packaging wastes, management of construction and excavation wastes, building and operation of sanitary landfill areas, treatment of landfill water leakage, production of electricity from landfill gas, collection and disposal of wastes from ships and sea surface, cleaning of seacoast lines, squares and streets, stream mouth mud scanning and betterment works, compost production and recycling from organic wastes.
İSTAÇ A.Ş., which is a leading company in the efforts for obtaining a sustainable development with the environmental awareness, takes basis the Integrated Solid Wastes Management Strategic Plan compliant with EU Environment Legislation in all its activities. It’s main objectives are Prevention of Waste Formation at Its Resource and Reduction, Reuse, Recycling, Recovery and Disposal in a manner to minimize the adverse effects on human health and the environment at the final point.
For more detail “http://www.istac.com.tr/en ”
İSTANBUL MUNICIPALITY PROJECT DEMONSTRATION MUSEUM
İstanbul Municipality is one of the largest cities in our world with a population nearing 15 million people and has 39 municipalities. Istanbul covers a land area of 5.300 km2 and sits on Europe and Asia continents. Istanbul is the cultural and economic center of Turkey and many projects are developed and implemented to make life better for residents as well as visitors. The museum provides people with a visual exhibition of major projects implemented in Istanbul.
For more details http://www.ibb.gov.tr/en-US/Pages/Home_Page.aspx