The third airport statement from the Minister: Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek said that the construction of the airport will be delayed if the precautionary measures put against the businessmen who were awarded the tender in the airport construction regarding the investigation on 3 December.
Minister Mehmet Simsek, the AK Party government is not a problem with the sincere people who love the community, the problems of those who attempted political operations, he said.
Minister of Finance Mehmet Şimşek stated that the AK Party government has no problems with sincere people who are passionate about the community, and that their problems are with those who are engaged in political operations. There is an investigation announced on December 23. Very interesting investigation. When we stepped into Istanbul to make a third airline of 150 million people, we were targeted at Gezi events and recent events. In this last investigation, as you know, a decision was taken about the businessmen who entered the airport business. If this precautionary decision is not lifted, that airport construction will be seriously compromised. '
Minister of Finance Mehmet Şimşek, after the Management Summit 2014 Seminar organized by Turkish Airlines (THY) at Titanic Deluxe Hotel, was attended by Gaziantep Deputy Şamil Tayyar as a speaker at the Erdem Beyazıt Culture Hall by the Antalya Provincial Organization. He attended the conference on Country Agenda and Recent Events. Conference; AK Party Deputy Chairman and Antalya Metropolitan Mayor Candidate Menderes Türel, Provincial Chairman Mustafa Köse, Deputy Hüseyin Samani and citizens participated.
THY'S TURNOVER FOR 2014 IS 16 BILLION DOLLARS
Meeting with the party members after THY's 2014 summit seminar, Minister Şimşek shared information about the latest situation of THY. Şimşek said, “Turkish Airlines was not an airline company that made a profit 10 years ago. It receives a 2 percent share from the world airline. It is the second largest airline in Europe after Lufthansa. Turkish Airlines has increased the number of its employees from 10 thousand to 40 thousand today. The turnover envisaged in 2014 is 16 billion dollars. When the latest developments are evaluated, many things are not a surprise, "he said.
'IF THE MEASURE IS NOT REMOVED, THE AIRPORT CONSTRUCTION IS AKSAR'
Stating that Turkey's Simsek come a long way in its territory, as regards the investigation conducted on December 23 if the lifting of the measures set out in the procurement of airport construction area businessmen, said that parts of the airport construction. Minister Simsek, 'Turkey in its region and in the world as well as the soft aspects in terms of demonstrating the strength has come a considerable distance. There is a parallel in THY in the same way. There is an investigation announced on December 23. Very interesting investigation. Istanbul Atatürk Airport was built with a capacity of 30 million passengers. Currently, 50 million people come to Istanbul annually. When we took a step to make a third airline of 150 million people, we were targeted at Gezi events and recent events. In this last investigation, as you know, a decision was taken about the businessmen who entered the airport business. If this precautionary decision is not lifted, that airport construction will be seriously compromised. Such cases can be an obstacle for credit access. You do not believe in conspiracy theories, you can see that Turkey has taken significant target, "he said.