24 February 2004
A Privilege Agreement is signed between the DHMİ and Çelebi Air Service–Atma–Atyrau Airport Transport Co. for the construction of the Antalya Airport 2nd International Terminal Building under the B.O.T. model.

12 April 2004
The TAV Company wins the tender for the construction of Esenboğa Airport Domestic and International Terminal Building under a B.O.T. model.

24 April 2004
The “Airport Security” Seminar is organised by American TSA and FAA Experts.

26 April 2004
5th Turkish Pilots Day Celebrated.

7 May 2004
Atatürk Airport Additional International Terminal Building enters into service.

20 May 2004
Celebration activities for the 71st anniversary of the DHMİ General Directorate.

28-29 June 2004
63 Presidents attend the NATO Summit in İstanbul.

4-8 July 2004
The World Transport Research Conference is held in İstanbul. More than 500 guestsfrom 53 States attend the Conference.

5 August 2004
A Privilege Agreement is signed between the DHMİ and ATM (Aksa Turkuaz Manas) for the realisation of the Dalaman Airport International Terminal Building under a B.O.T. model.

16 August 2004
A tender is realised for the construction of Adnan Menderes Airport International Terminal Building under a B.O.T. model.

27-30 August 2004
ECAC Special Meeting held in İstanbul.

24 September 2004
Civil Servant of the Year Prize, for the “Superior on Duty and Success,” given every year by the Turkish Businessmen’s and Industrialists’ Foundation (TÜSİAV), is given to DHMİ Director General Mr. Mahmut TEKİN at a ceremony attended by the Turkish National Assembly Chairman.

10 October 2004
Air Traffic Controllers Festival is held at Hazarfan Airport organised by TATCA.

20 October 2004
Initiation of Regional Air Transport (which started in the previous year with Fly Air’s İstanbul-Trabzon flight.)

31 October 2004
The first 10 months of 2004 see passenger figures at Antalya Airport reach 26,466. Turkey as whole experiences a 25% increase in tourist figures, reaching a record of 15,778,402.

7 December 2004
Celebration of International Civil Aviation Day.

14 December 2004
A symposium organised by TATCA brings together representatives from the civil aviation sector.

 

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