World aviation experienced the biggest crisis in its history with the epidemic. The Turkish Civil Aviation Industry, which is rapidly recovering and growing above the world average, is coming together at the Istanbul Airshow. Enlarging its square meter, the fair opens its doors for the 13th time on October 6th.
Istanbul Airshow International Civil Aviation and Airports Fair and Aviation Industry Supply Chain Platform, which has been held at Atatürk Airport since 1996, in these days when the civil aviation industry is recovering from the effects of the epidemic, is meeting with its visitors for the 13th time. The fair, which will open on Thursday, October 6, can be visited for three days.
All industry components of Turkey's rapidly growing civil aviation industry, from passenger planes to airports, from aviation industry to business jets, from flight training to airport security, are coming together at the Istanbul Airshow. The opening of the organization, which is the biggest aviation fair of the region from Paris to Dubai, will be held with the participation of Vice President Fuat Oktay and Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu.
Opening of the event; including Director General of Civil Aviation Prof. Dr. Kemal Yüksek, General Manager of State Airports Authority Hüseyin Keskin, Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board Prof. Dr. Ahmet Bolat, THY Teknik A.Ş. General Manager Mikail Akbulut, TUSAŞ General Manager Prof. Dr. It will be held at 6:10.00 on October XNUMX with the participation of leading industry representatives, including Temel Kotil and TAV Airports Holding CEO Serkan Kaptan.
“We have enlarged our square meter”
Feyzan Erel, General Manager of Mint Fairs, the organizer of the fair, said that they will open their doors by growing in square meters after the epidemic. Erel said, “This year, we are meeting with our visitors on the ground in front of the old international terminal at Atatürk Airport, in the area where Teknofest is also held. We had to postpone the Istanbul Airshow, the first international organization held in our country right after the July 15 coup attempt, only during the epidemic period. While the sector is growing again after the epidemic, we are carrying out our organization by increasing our square meter with the trust we have in Turkish aviation.”
Regional aviation and next generation business jets
Regional aviation is one of the highlights of this year. Airbus A220 and Embraer will introduce the E195 E2 model to airlines at the Istanbul Airshow. Currently, Turkish Airlines plans to establish a fleet of new generation aircraft with economical operating costs and regional aircraft.
At the fair, the world's leading business jet manufacturers will exhibit their new models at the Istanbul Airshow. Future models will include the 2000LXS, 8X, 900EX models of Dassault's Falcon series business jets, as well as the cabin section of the new generation aircraft 6X model called mockup, Bombardier Global Express XRS, Challenger 605, Learjet 60XR, Gulfstream G700. In the helicopter market, there will be Airbus H160 and helicopters belonging to Leonardo.
The carbon-free future of aviation will be discussed
In the symposium to be held during the fair, carbon reduction in the aviation industry will be discussed. Airbus Europe Regional President Wouter Van Wescch, ATR Europe and North America Head of Commercial Aviation Mark Dunnachie, Embraer EMEA Region Commercial Aviation Marketing Director Michal Nowak, Rolls Royce EMEA Region Marketing Director Jason Sutcliffe, TAI Deputy General Manager for National Combat Aircraft Uğur Zengin and THY Corporate Sustainability Management Manager Deniz Daştan will attend. In addition, next generation urban transportation systems will be discussed at the symposium.
Turkey's only female aerobatic pilot to fly
Semin Öztürk Şener, the only female aerobatic pilot in Turkey during the Istanbul Airshow, will meet the visitors at the fair with the ACT Airlines aerobatic show. The show will be held on 6, 7 and 8 October at 14.00 and 16.00. During the Istanbul Airshow, where flight schools both set up stands and brought their planes, they will be able to have one-on-one meetings with those who see their future in the sky. At the same time, manufacturers that manufacture training aircraft such as Diamond, Tecnam and Cessna will also take part in the fair.