USTDA Reverse Trade Mission: New Instanbul Airport Construction Program

USTDA Reverse Trade Mission: New Instanbul Airport Construction Program
08 Feb 2017


AAAE is managing for the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and the FAA a program that will bring 16 high level Turkish government and airport officials and a U.S. embassy official from Ankara to Washington, D.C., and Atlanta, Georgia, February 26 to March 4. This group will include the key leaders of the $12-16 billion New Istanbul Airport construction program. 

There will be a business briefing at the Crystal City Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia on Tuesday, February 28 that will include presentations by the Turkish delegates on business opportunities for the New Istanbul Airport as well as time for one-on-one meetings between U.S. industry, the Turkish delegates, and U.S. government officials.

 Click HERE to to learn more and register for the Feb. 28 business briefing.

Confirmed Turkish Delegates 

General Directorate of State Airports Authority (DHMİ) 
Ms. Funda Makbule Ocak 
Director General and Chairwoman of the Board 

Mr. Mehmet Uslu 
Head of Construction & Real Estate Department 

Mr. Kemal Zafer Topuz 
Head of Strategy Development Department 

Mr. Mustafa Kılıç 
Head of Air Navigation Department 

Mr. Orhan Gültekin 
Head of Electronics Department 

Mr. Mehmet Gürbüz 
Civil Engineer of Construction & Real Estate Department (Building Control Directorate) 

Mr. Timur Alp Bayrak 
Director General of Istanbul Atatürk International Airport 

İGA Havalimanı İşletmesi A.Ş. (İGA) 
Mr. Hüseyin Keskin 
Chief Executive Officer 

Mr. Mehmet Büyükkaytan 
Chief Operating Officer 

Mr. Trevor Carnahoff 
Chief Consultant 

Mr. Ozan Karakis 
Airside Operations Director 

Mr. Fatih Mere 
Director 

Mr. Atinç Tunali 
Airside Operational Planning Manager 

Turkish Airlines 
Mr. Akif Konak 
Deputy General Manager in charge of Commercial Affairs 

Mr. Fatih Kacmaz 
Head of Department, Flight Operations 

U.S. Embassy Ankara 
Ms. Ozge Eksi 
Senior Commercial Specialist 
U.S. Foreign Commercial Service