TAV ASSIGNS KRSTEVSKI AS A BOARD MEMBER, ERSOY AS A GENERAL MANAGER

TAV ASSIGNS KRSTEVSKI AS A BOARD MEMBER, ERSOY AS A GENERAL MANAGER

TAV Airports, as of 1st of January 2017, has assigned Zoran Krstevski as a Board member of TAV Macedonia, while Alp Er Tunga Ersoy has been assigned as the new General Manager of the company that operates both Macedonian airports – Skopje Alexander the Great and Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle. 

-As distinguished aviation professional, with his long years of managerial experience in different Macedonian aviation institutions, Zoran Krstevski has been assigned as a Board member of TAV Macedonia, where we are assured that with this position he will give his excellent contribution for TAV Airports’ new projects and ventures in the wider region.  At the same time, Alp Er Tunga Ersoy, is assigned as the new General Manager of TAV Macedonia, with expectations to lead the company into its further success, developing the Macedonian airports, as TAV Macedonia managerial team has been doing in the past 7 years, announced TAV Airports from Istanbul.

The holding expressed its gratitude to the managers for the achieved success so far and wishes them further success in the new assignments.  

-I’d like to thank to TAV Airports for the trust they have given me since their entrance on the Macedonian market, as a general manager to lead the company that in the last 6 years has managed to develop Macedonian airports tripling the number of routes from our man hub - Skopje Airport, and increasing the passenger number for more than double since 2010. From the close cooperation we had in the past years, I’m convinced that my colleague Ersoy will further develop the business in Macedonia, contributing to the general air traffic development, using TAV Airports valued know-how in aviation operations, stated Zoran Krstevski, Board member of TAV Macedonia.          

Alp Er Tunga Ersoy was TAV Macedonia Deputy General Manager since the entrance of TAV Airports on the Macedonian market and has more than 17 years of experience in aviation, working for TAV Airports since 1999. He was terminal Duty Officer and then terminal Duty Manager at Istanbul Ataturk Airport until September 2005; then he joined TAV Airports’ international project in Georgia, serving as the Airport Manager and then the Deputy General Manager at Tbilisi International Airport until 2008. Since September 2008 until now, he was the Deputy General Manager of TAV Macedonia.

I’d like to thank to TAV Airports for the new position as the General Manager of TAV Macedonia and to Zoran Krstevski for his valued managerial contribution for the development of Macedonian airports we have achieved together until now. We have cooperated very closely and we will continue to work very closely in the future, having on mind his new position and our vision to see Macedonian airports as the main air traffic centers in the region, offering diverse services, attractive not just for the Macedonian citizens but for the travelers from the neighboring countries as well, stated Alp Er Tunga Ersoy, TAV Macedonia General Manager.     

TAV Macedonia finished the 11 months of 2016 with 16% increase in the passenger’s traffic number, reaching 1.661.010 passengers. In the same time period, January-November 2016, the number of flights has been increased by 10% on an annual level.

In 2016, for the 3th time in the last 5 years, Skopje Airport has received the ASQ (Airport Service Quality) award from ACI (Airports Council International) – being named as the Best Airport in Europe in terms of airport service quality, in the category of airports under 2 million passengers. As an award that is a result of independent ACI surveys made on the airports all around the world, measuring passenger’s satisfaction in different categories, this recognition from ACI is a very important proof that within the last 7 years TAV Macedonia has succeeded to improve the services offered in the terminal building.

Covid19: Travel Safe

Aviation is a highly regulated industry due to the global character of the business. In Turkey, the precautions to be taken at airports against COVID-19 are defined in the “Airports Pandemic Precautions and Certification Circular”, issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (SHGM). We have implemented these precautions fully at our airport.

As TAV Airports, our global footprint reaches 100 airports in 30 countries. Through this know-how, we have implemented precautions that go beyond legal requirements. Our staff is trained regarding the new regulations and code of conduct.

The precautions taken at our airport can be grouped under three main areas.

Firstly, we have mapped the movement of passengers and staff inside the airport and configured a flow that would enable everyone to keep safe physical distance with other in every step of the way. Secondly, we have increased the frequency of disinfection and hygiene works. Thirdly, we have made arrangements to minimize contact between passengers and airport staff.

To protect yourself and others, you are required to wear a mask at all times during your journey in the airport. Passengers without a mask will not be allowed inside the terminal and will not be able to board the plane. Irregularity to comply with this rule may result in penalties.

We kindly remind you to wear a mask during your trip to and from the airport with public transportation.

No, you can still check-in to your flight when you arrive at the terminal. On the other hand, for a faster and safer experience, we recommend to complete your online check-in before arriving at the terminal, whenever possible.

We have implemented signage for you to keep your physical distance with others during security control. Please adhere to directions.

X-ray machines and trays are disinfected frequently.

Your body temperature will be checked with thermal cameras upon entering the terminal. Anyone with a body temperature above 37.5C will be directed to the health authorities. We kindly remind you to put on your mask before entering the terminal building.

Until further notice, only passengers and airport staff will be allowed inside the terminal. Please wait in the carpark to welcome guests.

We recommend that you arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before your flight for domestic flights, and 3 hours for international flights.

The lounges at our airport are configured as for you to keep your safe physical distance with others. Please follow instructions and signage.

During this phase, some facilities at our airport may be closed to service. For detailed information: www.primeclass.com.tr

The F&B points at our airport are configured as for you to keep your safe physical distance with others. Please follow instructions and signage. Wearing a mask is obligatory at F&B points.

F&B areas, kitchens and storage areas are frequently disinfected.

We recommend using contactless payment options.

The duty-free at our airport are configured as for you to keep your safe physical distance with others. Please follow instructions and signage. Wearing a mask is obligatory at duty-free shops.

Duty-free areas and storage areas are frequently disinfected.

We recommend using contactless payment options.

The prayer areas at our airport are configured as for you to keep your safe physical distance with others. Please follow instructions and signage.

All waiting areas at our airport are configured as for you to keep your safe physical distance with others. Please follow instructions and signage.

Boarding will begin from the back of the aircraft and proceed to front row seats. Please wait for your turn.

Boarding pass and ID checks are configured to minimize contact with others.

Passengers without masks won’t be allowed to board the airplane.

International arrival passengers will have their body temperatures checked and in case of suspicion, passengers will be directed to the health units.

All arrival areas at our airport are configured as for you to keep your safe physical distance with others. Please follow instructions and signage.

Baggage conveyor systems are disinfected frequently.