It is claimed that İGA, the operator of Istanbul Airport, fined tenants at the airport over the euro.
According to İGA's Penalty List, the operator of Istanbul Airport, tenants can be fined from 100 Euros to 100 thousand Euros.
Interesting criminal practices are also on the list. Bird, bat and so on. not being seen and notified of animals, leaving the barriers irregular, unauthorized entry into the service road, the rapid use of vehicles, leaving the doors and waste bins open, exhibiting a disturbing attitude to the passenger, entering the arm of the passenger, using the buggy off the route is very difficult for the tenants at the airport.
Penalty up to 100 thousand Euros
SözcüAccording to the report of, the penalties imposed by the airport operator consist of 3 stages. The first repetition of the first penalty is 2 times the penalty, and the second is 4 times. It is stated that if the mistakes detected by the enterprises regarding waste are repeated for the third time, a penalty of 100 thousand Euros will be applied. Normally, the State Airports Authority (DHMİ) supervises the operations at the airports. However, in some build-operate-transfer airports such as Istanbul Airport, operating companies, instead of DHMI, carry out these inspections. In this case, the companies themselves determine the controls and penalties.
“New financing is created with fines”
Some operators claimed that the authorities "officially ambushed" only to impose fines. It has been noted that some businesses suffered great losses due to fines imposed on millions of Euros. Another problem was that there were financial difficulties in the airport operation and new financing was created with fines. The newspaper reached the İGA officials regarding the sentence list and allegations, but there was no return from the company.