We are grateful for the warm welcome offered by our host İGA Havalimanı, and extend our thanks to all our generous sponsors, speakers, exhibitors and delegates, all of whom contributed to a record breaking event.
ACI Airport Exchange 2016 is expected to held in Istanbul in November 2016 – please contact our team if you are interested in the commercial opportunities available, including securing advance floorplan positions and sponsorship opportunities.
ACI Airport Exchange 2015 Highlights
With a conference pass you can freely move between all 6 conference streams and build your own agenda...
A flagship conference stream entirely dedicated to the €10.2 billion Istanbul New Airport project, featuring key figures from the leadership, design and procurement teams delivering this game-changing mega hub.
Lively discussion and case studies, focussed on pioneering efforts to delight airport passengers and smooth their journey through the terminal.
Conference theme: "Future-proofing your airport: In an era when a single trip can result in a cascade of communications on multiple platforms from airlines, airport, retail partners, etc. In what ways can meaningful and valuable engagement with passengers still be achieved?"
Address title: “What are the global competitive implications of combining the world’s biggest airport with ‘the largest airline on Earth’? Istanbul New Airport is also the first entirely tailor-made mega-hub – so will it also be a mega-carrier’s dream?”
Dr Temel Kotil, General Manager and CEO, Turkish Airlines
Business Development Director
Airside and Expansion Operations Director
Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer
Director, National Security and Resilience and Senior Research Fellow
Senior Project Manager, Workforce Inclusion and Diversity
Chief Infrastructure Officer
Chairman, Facilitation & Customer Service Committee
Manager Business Systems
Director, Global Technology
Strategy and Innovation
External Communication Manager
Vice President Facilities Management
Director Strategic Accounts
Senior ATM/Airport Advisor
Senior Advisor to CEO
Head of Airports
Senior Executive Advisor
Assistant Administrator for the Office of Security Operations
Strategic Partnerships Manager
Manager, Ground Operation Risk Tracking
Business Development Director - Aviation
Head of Safety Intelligence and Performance Department and Deputy Director for Strategy and Safety Management
Head of Aviation Security
Airside Design Director
Senior Manager Security Policy
EMEA Regional Leader
Chief Operating Officer
Director Information Technology & Telecommunications Business Unit
Chairman, Environmental Strategy Committee
Assistant Vice President, Aviation Security Unit
Global Managing Partner, Transportation & Logistics Practice
Divisional Senior Vice President – Projects
Aviation Business Leader Europe
Group Chief Commercial Officer
Chair, Technical and Operational Safety Committee
Director & Architect
Director, Business Development EMEA
Manager, Security Strategy and Standards
Smart Security Manager
Founder and Board Member
Head of Security
Senior Vice President - Development
Senior Solution Architect
Manager, Safety, Capacity, ATM & Single European Sky
General Manager Airports and Civil Aviation
Manager, Facilitation, Parliamentary Affairs and Regional Airports
Head of International Strategy Team, Aviation Security Division
General Manager Customer Service Academy
Head of Noise
Deputy Head of Operations Department
Vice President Europe
General Manager and CEO
Senior Investigator/Project Manager
Incoming Vice-Chair, Security Committee
Business Sr. Solution Manager
Director, Product Quality Control & Training
VP, Terminal Operations
Airside Design Manager
Head of Customer Care
Lecturer in Criminology
Vice President for Aeronautical & International Affairs
Senior Vice President
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Director of Operations & Maintenance
Director of SITA Lab
Head of Airports & Product Competitiveness
Head of Facilities Planning
Senior Airport Architect
Chairman of the Board
Directror, SESAR Related Deployment Airport Grouping (SDAG)
President and CEO
Manager Environmental Strategy and Intermodality
Aviation Practice Leader
B2B Marketing Channel & Community Manager
Special Systems Director
President and Chairman of the Board
Regional Security Manager Europe
Senior Airport Consultant
Senior Officer Safety, Security & Environment
Director Strategy and Policy
Chairman of the TOSC and Deputy Director SES
Director of Environment & Sustainability
Director of Program for Sustainable Pavement Engineering and Research (PROSPER), Institute for Transportation
Corporate Security & Safety Director
Director Media & Communications
Global Solutions Leader Airport Systems
Head of Unit
Managing Director of the SESAR Deployment Airport Grouping GEIE
Deputy Associate Administrator for Airports
CNS/ATM Development Manager
Aviation Environmental Analyst
Assistant Professor in Organisational Psychology
Chairman of the Board & Director General
Head, Wildlife and Landscaping
Head of Airside Operations
Director of Infrastructure Department
High Performance Sports Director
“We’re taking off towards our highest dream. This year İGA is welcoming ACI and the global air transportation industry to Istanbul, to showcase to the world the vision and progress we have made in the development of our game-changing mega-hub project; Istanbul New Airport. This is the industry’s exclusive chance to preview the most important new hub between New York and Shanghai before the rest of the world arrives”
“Just as Istanbul New Airport is one of the foremost hub projects in the world, the İGA–hosted ACI Airport Exchange, jointly organised by ACI EUROPE and ACI Asia-Pacific, will be one of the largest ACI events ever staged, and a great bridge of airport learning between East and West.”
Olivier Jankovec, Director General, ACI EUROPE
Patti Chau, Regional Director, ACI Asia-Pacific
“The Unifree Dutyfree contract at Istanbul New Airport is the greatest single success in the company’s history and will represent a totally new dimension in retail space, enabling implementation of unique, pioneering concepts. Equally we see ACI Airport Exchange, and The Istanbul New Airport Development Conference, as a superb shop window for the world’s airports community to come together for the very first time to learn about the central significance of this mega hub on the world stage.”
Claus Heinemann, Co-owner Gebr. Heinemann and Co-Owner and Board Member of Unifree Dutyfree.
Primary Event Sponsor: ACI Airport Exchange, and The Istanbul New Airport Development Conference
THE ACI AIRPORT EXCHANGE 2015 EXHIBITION WILL BRING TOGETHER THE AIRPORT INDUSTRY’S LEADING SUPPLIERS IN ONE VENUE
ACI Airport Exchange is renowned for delivering the most diverse exhibition in the airport sector, showcasing the very latest products, services and solutions in the airport market, and uniquely securing visitors from all levels of airport and airline management from around the world.
150+ exhibitors showcasing next-generation solutions for airports
ACI Airport Exchange – the previous host airports:
Since its launch in 2006 ACI Airport Exchange has established itself as the leading event in the airport development and operations calendar. ACI Airport Exchange is now ACI’s largest global event and, since 2011 has been jointly staged by ACI EUROPE and ACI Asia-Pacific.
The event is very well organised. There has been a good mix of conference topics, and I have appreciated that the conference has addressed emerging topics such as climate change. There have been good speakers, interesting topics, and good debate.
Head of Environment Unit
I like the size of the exhibition and have spoken to many of the suppliers. I have also enjoyed the focus of the conference presentations and the working sessions. There has been a lot of interaction and a good level of debate. The event is definitely addressing the right issues.
Thomas Hoff Andersson
Director Airport Optimisation
I have appreciated all of the conference presentations – they have been very interesting. There have been a lot of questions and a good level of debate in each session. ACI Airport Exchange is also very useful for networking – I have met many new contacts. It is good to be able to interact and share experiences at this event, in order to improve together. The spirit of the event is very nice.
It’s always good to be able to have that exchange of information and to network – because everybody does things differently. We all have airports and share common problems and it's great to hear peoples’ experiences, what works and doesn’t work, what people have tried and what’s coming down the line.
Hamad International Airport
There is a lot to be learned at this event, and I have taken from Airport Exchange confirmation of many of the ideas that we have had in Norway. The IT & Facilitation conference in particular has been very good.
Jon Henrik Thorshaug
Head of Market and Business Development
All the aspects of aviation were covered – whatever area of aviation you are in this is the place to be. This is my first time attending Airport Exchange, and it will definitely not be my last. The conference has been very interesting, with a wide variety of exciting topics.
Sufyan F H Abbas
Security Controller Operations
Emirates Group Security
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