Announced during the Middle East and North Africa Region Conference of Routes World Route Development Forum, which is one of the most prestigious events of aviation sector, the awarded airports were selected by a jury composed of airline planning specialists. More than 350 aviation specialists from the countries within the region and worldwide participated in the meeting held in Bahrain.
TAV Airports Marketing Director Aslıhan Çörtük stated: "We are glad to receive the Routes Award, one of the most significant events for airline companies and airport operators, thanks to our operations at Saudi Arabia’s Madinah Airport, which we have put into operation by an investment of US$1.2 billion. Located in the second most important city of the Islamic World, Madinah Airport has a particular importance to us. Madinah Airport, Saudi Arabia's first airport privatization project, is the first public-private sector collaboration project in the Gulf Region. TAV Airports welcomes Umrah and Hajj passengers at Madinah Airport. With this award, our operational success in the marketing sector is also officially recognized. We will continue working hard in order to provide the best travel experience to our passengers."