International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Temel Kotil
CEO, Turkish Airlines, Turkey and
President, AEA
Expanding Airport Capacity
16:30 - 18:00Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Temel Kotil became CEO of Turkish Airlines in 2005. He was appointed President of the Association of European Airlines (AEA) in 2014, having been elected to the AEA Board of Governors in 2010 and becoming Vice President from 2012 to 2013. He has served on the Board of Governors of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) since 2006. Kotil started his career with Turkish Airlines in 2003, as the Deputy General Manager in Turkish Technic, Inc. He was Research Engineer in Advanced Innovative Technologies Inc., in Troy, USA, and was Guest Professor in the University of Illinois in 2001. He previously served as Head of the Research Planning and Coordination Department in the Metropolitan Municipality of Istanbul.