Havaş doubles in size at Istanbul Airport

Havaş, one of the significant brands in Turkish aviation sector, provides service at the new facilities at Istanbul Airport with its station and temporary storage buildings, service offices, equipment maintenance shop and parking areas which cover a total of 40,000 square meters of indoor and outdoor areas.

Having been operated since 1933 in the aviation sector, Havaş, a well-established ground handling services company, begins its operations at Istanbul Airport, where the company has doubled in size its station and temporary storage buildings, service offices, equipment maintenance shop and parking areas. Following a 30-hour-long transfer operation from Atatürk Airport to Istanbul Airport, Havaş delivered 604 ground handling service equipment to its new facilities with 186 trailer trucks without experiencing any problems. The facilities of Havaş at Istanbul Airport cover a total area of approximately 40,000 square meters, where 20,000 square meters are indoor facilities.

Havaş General Manager Kürşad Koçak stated, "As part of the great transfer that we have recently achieved, we have moved from our facilities at Atatürk Airport to our new service buildings at Istanbul Airport. The first steps of Turkish civil aviation were taken by Atatürk Airport and I believe Istanbul Airport will broaden new horizons for our country and the industry and make great contributions. In line with the capacity increase with the transfer to Istanbul Airport, so far, we have invested over €21 million for our new facilities. Our new temporary storage building has been built twice as big as the ones at Atatürk Airport. Our station building, equipment maintenance shop and parking areas were designed larger than our operation area at Atatürk Airport. We are providing service to 45 airlines with 1,200 employees at Istanbul Airport. We will enhance our collaborations at our new station at Istanbul Airport and maintain to be a preferred business partner".

Provided service at approximately 28,000 square meters at its facilities at Atatürk Airport, Havaş operates over 40,000 square meters at Istanbul Airport. Furthermore, Havaş offers its services at its new 14,500-square-meter temporary storage area, where the company has doubled in size compared to 7,400-square-meter facility at Atatürk Airport.