New Istanbul Airport tour

GHI has added an exclusive tour of Celebi’s station at the all-new Istanbul Airport as part of the 2nd Leaders Academy.

The tour will take delegates out of the conference room and into a true operational environment to see what employee engagement and innovation look like in practice.

Full details of the tour will be published here shortly. Any questions? Email

The tour will include:
●     Observation of pushbacks/turnaround activity on the apron
●     Visit to control room and planning area
●     See inside a new automated cargo facility
●     Visit a GSE workshop
●     Hear talks from Celebi operational staff on staff training, building partnerships with airlines and automation
During the tour you will also hear how Celebi transferred full operations to the new airport from Istanbul Ataturk Airport in under 48 hours.

Istanbul Airport by numbers: Can you blow the number font up even bigger?

150,000,000 number of expected passengers who will use the airport once full operational

76,000,000 the total size of the new airport in square metres

143 number of jet bridges

45 the number of hours it took for all equipment to be up and running again after being transported by road from Istanbul Ataturk Airport.