Airline Internal Auditors Meet In Istanbul

The 19th Conference of International Association of Airline Internal Auditors (IAAIA) was held at The Marmara Taksim Hotel, October 10-13. Turkish Airlines’ Board of Auditors hosted the conference. In this year’s conference, subjects such as internal control system, risk management in global airlines, international financial reporting and its impacts on airlines, airline fraud risk were emphasized.

İstanbul and Turkish Airlines were promoted recently on a Fam Trip organized for agents working in cities like Munich, Hamburg, Dresden, Leipzig, Dusseldort and Frankfurt with a large number of passengers traveling to the Russian-speaking countries.

Travel Market 2010 Tourism Fair, where the pulse of the tourism sector beats, was held in Ukraine October 6-8. The pride of Turkey, the Turkish Airlines stand left its mark on the fair, held at the Expocentre of Ukraine in Kiev.

A general presentation about Turkish Airlines and a promotion of its newly opened routes were made by Simferopol Manager Halid Koca at a dinner hosted for agents in the Crimean region by our Simferopol Office at the start of the 2010 winter season.

With the cooperation of Turkish Airlines and coordination by TÜRSAB, the Zagreb Tourism Office made a presentation entitled “Unforgettable Zagreb” for representatives of close to a hundred tourism agencies at Istanbul’s Çırağan Hotel on September 28. Zagreb Tourism Office Director Amelia Tomasevi gave a promo of Zagreb at the presentation, which was opened with a speech by His Excellency Amir Muharemi, Consul-General of the Republic of Croatia.

With contributions from Turkish Airlines, the Antakya Academy Folk Dance Team recently represented Turkey at the ‘Cheoman Heungtaryeong Dance Festival 2010” in the South Korean capital of Seoul.

The 102nd International Airline Technical Pool (IATP) was held at the Polat Renaissance Hotel October 9-13. Turkish Airlines hosted the conference, which was attended by some 400 delegates. Founded in 1948 and currently including over a hundred airlines, the IATP acts to reduce risk in the aviation industry by sharing aircraft parts and resources at approximately 650 stations around the world.