Activities and Awards

Awards & Achievements

Istanbul Atatürk Airport

  • Air Transport News, 2016: "The Airport With The Most New Long-haul Routes in Europe"
  • Airports Council International - Airport Service Quality (ASQ), 2015: "The Airport That Improved Its Service Quality At The Highest Level in Europe"
  • Istanbul Atatürk Airport became the first institution audited and certified by GlobalGROUP for USTAD 2011:2015 Environment and Construction Standard which is established by the Technical Committee of the World Disability Union with its "obstacle-free airport" project. The project was also presented as a "good example" during the 8th Forum meetings of United Nations International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities held in New York in June 2015.
  • Anna.aero Euro Annies, 2015: "The Airport With The Most New Long-haul Routes in Europe"
  • ACI World, 2014: Istanbul Atatürk Airport "The Fourth Busiest Airport in Europe"
  • ACI Europe, 2014: Istanbul Atatürk Airport "The Fastest Growing Airport in Europe” in the category of airports serving more than 25 million passengers per year
  • Skytrax, 2014: Istanbul Atatürk Airport "The 10th Best Airport in the World” in the category of airports serving more than 50 million passengers per year
  • ACI Europe, 2013: “The Fastest Growing Airport” in the category of airports serving more than 25 million passengers per year
  • ATN News, 2013: “Airport of the Year”
  • Anna.aero Euro Annies, 2013: “Fastest Growing Airport in Europe”
  • 16th World Route Development Forum, Routes, 2010: "Highly Commended"
  • Monocle Magazine, "50 Best Travel Centers,” 2009–2010: "Center of attraction for transit flights"
  • Skytrax, 2010: "Best Airport in Southern Europe"
  • Skytrax, 2009: "Second Best Airport in Southern Europe"
  • 13th World Route Development Forum, Routes, 2007:  "Highly Commended"
  • www.travelquality.com, 2003: "Second Best Airport"
  • Deutsche Aeroconsult, 2002: "Europe's Most Comfortable International Terminal"
  • ACEC-American Council of Engineering Companies, 2002: Engineering Academy Award (TAV was the first Turkish company to receive this award.)
  • USA Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 2001: "Safest Airport in the Middle East and Balkans"
  • Herald Tribune Newspaper, 2000: "Best Airports in the World" list
  • Wall Street Journal Newspaper, 2000: "Most Fascinating Airports in the World" list

Ankara Esenboğa Airport

  • Golden Women of the Aviation Sector Awards, 2015: TAV Esenboğa General Manager Nuray Demirer was presented "Terminal Operations Executive of the Year Award"
  • The Green Organization Awards, 2015: "Silver Medal" in the category of built environment
  • Skalite, 2014: "Best Airport Award" in Airport Services category
  • ACI Europe, 2013: “Fastest Growing Airport” in the category of airports serving 5-10 million passengers
  • ACI Europe, 2009: "Best Airport"

Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport

  • ACI Europe, 2013: “3rd Fastest Growing Airport”
  • SKD, 2013: “Innovative Sustainability Practices Award”
  • Skalite, 2012: "Special Regional Award"
  • Emerging Markets Airport Awards, 2011: "The Best Airport in Ecological Innovation"
  • ACI Europe, 2010: "ACI Eco-Innovation Award"
  • Doha International Aviation Summit, 2009: "Most Environmentally-friendly Airport of the Year"
  • ACI Europe, 2009: The first airport in Turkey and second in Europe accepted for the carbon accreditation program

Gazipasa-Alanya Airport

  • Anna.aero Euro Annies, 2015: "The Fastest Growing Airport" in airports welcoming between 100,000 and 1 million passengers per year category

Tbilisi Airport

  • Skytrax, 2014: "7th Best Airport in Eastern Europe"
  • Emerging Markets Airport Awards, 2011 "Best Regional Airport"
  • Emerging Markets Airport Awards, 2010: “Best Airport in Russia, the Caucasus, Eastern Europe, and the Baltic”

TAV Tunisie SA

  • ACI Europe, 2013: Enfidha Airport is the first airport certified by the carbon accreditation program in Africa
  • Emerging Markets Airport Awards 2010: Tunis Monastir Habib Bourguiba Airport "Best Airport in Africa"
  • Africa Investor Infrastructure Awards, 2008: "Developer of the Year"
  • Euromoney Project Finance Magazine, 2008: "Deal of the Year"

Skopje Alexander the Great Airport

  • Skytrax World Airport Awards, 2016: "9th Best Airport of the East Europe Award"
  • Airports Council International - Airport Service Quality (ASQ), 2015: “Europe’s Best Airport Award” in airports welcoming less than 2 million passengers per year category
  • Skytrax World Airport Awards, 2015: "9th Best Airport of the East Europe Award"
  • ACI Europe, 2013: “Europe’s Top Quality Airport” in the category of airports serving fewer than 5 million passengers per year

Madinah Airport

  • Routes Marketing Awards 2015: "The Best Airport Award" in airports welcoming 4 to 20 million passengers per year category in the Middle East and North Europe regions
  • United States Green Building Council 2014: "Green Building Award"

TAV Airports Holding

  • TKYD (Corporate Governance Association of Turkey) 6th Corporate Governance Awards, 2016: "The 2nd Company with the Highest Corporate Governance Rating Award"
  • TUYID (Turkish Investor Relations Society) Investor Relations Summit, 2015: “The Best Annual Report”, "The Second Best Website Award", "The Second Best Communication of Financial Results"
  • Institute of Internal Auditing of Turkey, Internal Auditing Awareness Award 2015
  • Thomson Reuters Extel European Investor Relations Survey, 2015: TAV Airports President & CEO Sani Şener received Turkey's “Best CEO Award”, Finance Vice President Burcu Geriş was presented “The Best CFO Award”, Head of Investor Relations Nursel Ilgen was rewarded “The Best Investor Relations Professional Award”, TAV Airports Holding received “The Best Turkish Company in Investor Relations Award”
  • Women to Watch Summit, 2015: TAV Airports Corporate Communication Director Bengi Vargül was presented "The Most Successful Corporate Communications-Reputation Management Leader Award"
  • TKYD 5th Corporate Governance Awards, 2015: "The Highest Rate of Turkey Award in Board of Directors Category"
  • Amongst 15 companies on the Sustainability Index established by BIST in 2014
  • ISS Corporate Services, 2014: TAV Airports listed 2nd on the BIST Corporate Governance Index with a governance rating of 9.41
  • TUYID Investor Relations Summit, 2014: “Best Annual Report,” "Best Website Award,” "Best Communication of Financial Results"
  • TKYD, Corporate Governance Awards IV, 2014: "2nd Highest Corporate Governance Rating Award"
  • Thomson Reuters Extel European Investor Relations Survey, 2014: TAV Airports Chief Executive Officer Sani Şener received Turkey's “Best CEO Award,” TAV Airports Holding received “Best Turkish Company in Investor Relations”
  • League of American Communication Professionals, Vision Awards and Spotlights Annual Report Evaluation, 2013: TAV Airports 2013 Annual Report, "Golden Award"
  • Carbon Disclosure Project Turkey, 2013: "Climate Change Leadership Awards"
  • TKYD, Corporate Governance Awards III, 2013: "The Second Company with the Highest Corporate Governance Rating Award"

Havaş

  • Skalite, 2012: "Airport Ground Handling Services Award"
  • Delta Airlines, 2009: Istanbul Station, "Safety and On-time Award in the Atlantic Region/'Grand Slam' Award"
  • Swiss International Airlines, April 2009: Istanbul Station, "Star of the Month Award"
  • Swiss International Airlines, June 2009: Istanbul Station, "Star of the Month Award"
  • British Airways, 2008: Izmir Station, "Most Improved Station Summer Bronze Award"
  • Austrian Airlines – Short & Middle Range Flights, 2008: Istanbul Station, "Best Station Award"
  • British Airways, 2008: Izmir Station, "Most Improved Station Summer Gold Award"
  • British Airways, 2007: Izmir Station, "Most Improved Station Summer Gold Award" 
  • SAS Norge Airlines, 2007: "Perfection Award"
  • TÜV, 2004: "World’s Best Quality Management Award"
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, 2004: "5 Crown Award"
  • British Airways, 2004: "Best Ground Handling Services Received"
  • First Choice Airlines, 2004: Dalaman Station, First Prize in “World's Best Ground Handling Company"
  • First Choice Airlines, 2004: Bodrum Station, Second Prize in “World's Best Ground Handling Company"
  • First Choice Airlines, 2003: "World's Best Ground Handling Company"
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, 2002: "4 Crown Award"
  • Privatization Administration, 2000: "Best Privatization Certificate"

ATU Duty Free

  • Frontier Magazine, 2014: "Old Bazaar" store designed as Grand Bazaar theme at Istanbul Atatürk Airport awarded the title of "Highly Commended” in the category of "Concept Store of the Year"
  • World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), 2014: "Green Office Certificate"
  • Frontier Magazine, 2010: "Premium" store at the Istanbul Atatürk Airport received First Prize in the category of “Specialty Concept of the Year”
  • "Dream Store" The ACI Airport Business & Trinity Forum – "Best Shop" award, 2008 (Tobacco shops at Istanbul Atatürk Airport)
  • Frontier Magazine, 2008: Old Bazaar Store, "Specialty Concept of the Year”
  • Duty Free News International (DFNI) Global Awards, 2007: Istanbul Atatürk Airport departures floor renovated stores, “Best New Store Opening of the Year Award,” 2007
  • Frontier Magazine, 2000: "Best Duty-Free Operators Around the World" Second Prize

BTA

  • 14th International Istanbul Gastronomy Festival: Cakes & Bakes chiefs received “The Best Cake Designer of the Year Awards”
  • Booking.com, 2016: TAV Airport Hotels received “Guest Review Awards”.
  • European Business Awards, 2015-2016: "National Champion" in Customer orientation category
  • World Tourism Forum Awards 2015: TAV Airport Hotel Izmir received "The Best Airport Hotel Award"
  • Daily Meal, 2013: Tadında Anadolu restaurant, "World's Best Restaurants" list
  • 'www.thestreet.com', 2010: Is Bank Millennium Lounge operated by BTA Catering is in "Top 10 Lounges Around the World" list
  • 8th Istanbul International Gastronomy Festival, 2010: BTA Catering and Cakes&Bakes chefs – One gold, one silver, two bronze and two merit awards
  • 7th Istanbul International Gastronomy Festival, 2009: BTA Catering and Cakes&Bakes chefs – Two gold, four silver and two merit awards
  • 62th Cannes Film Festival, 2009: BTA Catering catered the Gala Dinner Menu and all food & beverage operations at the festival, at which Turkey was the guest of honor
  • Trade Leaders' Club, 2007:  "International Tourist, Hotel and F&B Industry Award"

TAV Information Technologies

  • IDC Turkey CIO Summit, 2015: TAV IT General Manager Binnur Güleryüz Onaran was presented “The Best CIOin Turkey Award”, the IT system project of Madinah Airport carried out by TAV IT received “The Best IT Management Project Award” and “The Best Change Management Project Award”
  • CIO Magazine, 2014: "CIO 2014 Award" to Slot Coordination Project at "CIO 2014 Awards"

TAV Operation Services

  • Skalite, 2012: Award in “other tourism related activities” category

TAV Academy

  • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), 2015: Certified civil aviation training authorization was provided