All works in the 3rd Airport project are as planned: Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan answered the questions of the press after donating blood within the scope of the Turkish Red Crescent's "Give blood, give life" campaign.
When asked about the claim that a Dutch company has withdrawn the support of a Dutch company from the Istanbul New Airport project, Arslan said that all companies, including the mentioned company, are continuing their business and they aim to activate the first phase of the project in the first quarter of 2018.
Arslan emphasized that all works were carried out as planned, he said:
“We, as a country, gave the best answer to all playmakers who try to make our country weak economically in the current conjuncture by carrying out the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge tender very successfully. Here, offers from 7 countries, 8 domestic 4 foreign. All 13 financial institutions gave letters of goodwill to finance the project, which are very important in this system. While our country is moving forward with such confidence and stability, and with such great offers for the projects of our country, it is not possible for any company to withdraw from Istanbul 3rd Airport. "
Arslan, İstanbul Yeni Havalimanı’ndaki tüm konveyör sistemini dünyanın en önemli firmalarından birinin çok başarılı şekilde yapmaya devam ettiğine dikkati çekerek, “İstanbul Yeni Havalimanı’ndaki bütün projelerimizde yerli ve yabancı firmaların ilgisi olağanüstü şekilde devam ediyor. Sadece ticari kazanç için değil, dünyanın prestij projesi olan İstanbul Yeni Havalimanı projesinde yer almak adına herkesin yarıştığı bir ortamda kimsenin çekilmesi söz konusu değil.” değerlendirmesinde bulundu.