Prof. Dr. Yıldırım SALDIRANER
He graduated from Middle East Technical University (METU) Industrial Engineering Department in 1978. He received his master’s degree in 1980 in Production Management field and his doctoral degree in 1991 in Management and Organization field. He became as an Associate Professor in the field of Civil Aviation Management in 1996.
He worked at the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (Deputy Director General, Director, Head of Department) and at the General Directorate of State Airports Authority (Deputy Director General) for more than 20 years. In this period, he represented Turkey in many international organizations and participated in many national and international meetings and activities. He worked as Civil Aviation Consultant for 5,5 years at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Permanent Mission of Turkey to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal.
After retiring from the public sector in 2002, he worked as a permanent staff at Atılım University and at Alanya Hamdullah Emin Paşa (AHEP) University and worked as part time instructor at Anadolu University and at THK University. Also participated in aviation projects at METU Research Center for 10 years.
Between 2015-2017, he worked as A. Rector, Dean and Faculty Member at THK University.
Since 2011, he is working as an Academic Advisor to TOBB Civil Aviation Council.
In 2020, he started working again at Alanya Hamdullah Emin Paşa (AHEP) University.