Founded in 1997, TAV Airports achieved became a success story built on the exceptional growth of global aviation during the last three decades.
Through technological changes and economic progress driven by globalization, air travel became increasingly accessible to different parts of the society across the globe. Deregulation of the industry diversified airline offers as legacy carriers were joined by low-costs and regionals. The hub-and-spoke system increased connectivity. Security became crucial in a global world without borders and faced with a changing nature of threats. The global passenger traffic exceeded 9 billion in 2019, in comparison to around 2 billion in 1990s.
Long-term strategic investments, modern airports are required to adapt to a fast-changing world. TAV Airports, with its unique vertically and horizontally integrated business model, is among the brands that continues to define the modern airport experience.
Through its subsidiaries, TAV Airports provides services at every point of the airport value chain. A portfolio of 15 airports in eight countries and a highly skilled talent pool of 35 thousand people enables TAV Airports to devise and implement solutions customized to the needs of any airport project
Who are we
A brand that transformed the airport experience
MILLION PASSENGERS IN 202396
MILLION CONSOLIDATED REVENUE€1310
COUNTRIES WITH A FOOTPRINT33
EMPLOYEES IN 202339088
CARBON-NEUTRAL AIRPORTS IN PORTFOLIO3
Average maturity of the portfolio surpasses 30 years with extensions of Antalya and Ankara concessions beyond 2050.
A strategic move into Central Asia TAV Airports buys 85% shares of Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan.
Share Purchase Agreement at Antalya Airport. TAV Airports and Fraport partner to co-operate Antalya Airport, the biggest tourism hub in the Mediterranean. TAV Airports portfolio reaches 15 airports with additional operations in Türkiye, Latvia, Saudi Arabia and Croatia.
Groupe ADP buys 38% stake of TAV Airports The first step towards establishing the largest airport management and operations platform globally. In 2017, Groupe ADP further increases its shares to 46%.
A portfolio of 10 airports in 10 years. The company expands to Georgia, Tunisia and N. Macedonia, and adds three airports in Türkiye to it’s portfolio through the expertise accumulated in Istanbul.
TAV Airport goes public TAV Airport goes public with a market capitalization of USD 1.7B
Operations begin at Istanbul Ataturk Airport An extraordinary growth story, rising from 10 million passengers to being among the top 10 airports in the world in 2018.