Having established itself as an international brand with its ever increasing business volume, human resources and successful projects domestic and abroad TAV Airports Holding is the leader in Turkey and taking decisive steps towards becoming a leading force in the Middle East, North Africa and the Caucasus Region.
TAV the leading airports operator in Turkey was established in 1997, as a joint venture between Tepe and Akfen Groups following their successful bid for the Istanbul Ataturk Airport International Terminal Contract. Istanbul Ataturk Airport one of the first sample of the Airport Operating projects in the world with “build – operate – transfer” model.
TAV took very important steps for 10 years, both in airport construction projects, and in the brand new sector of airport operations, towards becoming one of the international brands in Turkey.
Due to fast growth and new investment opportunities, TAV re-structured in 2006 and grouped its operation and construction services under “TAV Airports Holding” and “TAV Construction”, and is now consistently continuing with new accomplishments.
TAV has undertaken the construction and operation of three major airports in Turkey (Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara Esenboga and Izmir Adnan Menderes Airports) and the Tbilisi and Batumi Airports in Georgia, Enfida and Monastere Airports in Tunisia and with over 11,000 employees TAV is realising projects at world class.
TAV Airports Holding has 12 companies, it is operating in ground handling services, operation services, duty free shops, food and beverage services, IT and security services, which are complementary to airport operations.
TAV Airports serve 285,000 flights by 300 airline companies every year, with 27 million passengers on average. With this capacity, TAV Airports is among the leading airport operators in the world.
Having established itself as an international brand with its ever increasing business volume and successful projects abroad, TAV Airports Holding is the leader in Turkey, and taking decisive steps towards becoming a leading force in the Middle East, North Africa and the Caucasus Region.
In line with the growth strategies of TAV, in 2006, leading investment bank, Goldman Sachs International of USA, fund manager Austrian Babcock & Brown, Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Infrastructure Fund (EMP), Global Investment House became strategic partners of TAV Airports Holding, and in February 2007, it made 18.4 percent of its shares public. TAV shares the enthusiasm and joy of millions of passengers in the terminals it serves, and now shares its profit with the successful IPO.
The airports live at a dizzying pace for 365 days a year, and 24 hours a day. TAV’s experienced and genial staff operates at every point from the parking lot to the security inspections, from check-in’s to cafes, from duty free shops to boarding bridges; to ensure that the passengers are comfortable, and their journeys pleasant