The TOBB Turkey Civil Aviation Council meeting was held in Istanbul on October 24, 2019 with the participation of the Director General of Civil Aviation Bahri Kesici.
Airline companies, airport operators, ground services and cargo companies, State Airports Administration, Turkey Airline Pilots Association - TALPA and other relevant organizations attended the meeting of the TOBB Turkey Civil Aviation Council, performing activities to reach a consensus among sectors and to improve cooperation between the private sector and public institutions.
The meeting was chaired by TOBB Civil Aviation Council President Teoman Tosun and views were exchanged on the steps to be taken in line with the needs and expectations of the civil aviation sector. During the meeting, issues regarding Istanbul Airport winter preparations, space allocation for Antalya Airport aircraft maintenance services, regain of the aircraft that completed their economic lives and removal of the age limit on aircraft were also discussed.
The decisions taken on air cargo activities at the 17th Logistics Coordination Board Meeting were evaluated at the meeting and issues regarding the Ministry of Environment Emission Tax Study, re-regulation of flight personnel compensation, compulsory service in piloting and meeting the TAF`s pilot requirements were also reviewed.
During the meeting information was shared that the 2018 sector report prepared by TOBB Civil Aviation Council had been published and made available for access. The report is published every year for the evaluation of the civil aviation sector.