Kadri Samsunlu | Chief Executive Officer
Istanbul Airport

Kadri Samsunlu, Chief Executive Officer, Istanbul Airport

Graduated from Boğaziçi University, Department of Economics in 1991, Samsunlu completed his MBA at Missouri University. Starting his career as a financial analyst, he worked for various investment companies between 1995 and 2006 as a CEO and Board member. He was engaged as a investment and corporate finance consultant from 2006 until 2009 in Romania and Turkey. Mr. Samsunlu assumed senior manager positions in energy, construction, tourism real estate, maritime transportation and airport operations sector. Samsunlu started as CEO of İGA Airport Operation of - İstanbul New Airport management - in September , 2017.


World Aviation Festival - 4th September @ 09:55

Exclusive keynote interview: The future of aviation in Istanbul - scaling up to 120 million passengers per year

The world’s latest megahub has smashed records for development and is now in its final phases to increase capacity to 120 million passengers per year. CEO Kadri Samsunlu will come to the Aviation Festival to talk about the crucial impact digital technology will play in Istanbul Airport’s drive to be the busiest airport in the world.

World Aviation Festival - 4th September @ 10:40

What is the role of the hyper-personalised journey in the technology rich airports of the future?

  • How can we transform our airports using innovation and digital technology to ensure that we are ready to welcome the passenger needs of tomorrow?
  • Low hanging fruit: which touchpoints in the passenger journey should we look to evolve first?
  • What is the future role of biometrics and how can we overcome the hurdles that remain?
  • Where are potential collaboration points for airports and airlines?
last published: 21/Aug/19 14:25 GMT

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