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                                                              Dr. Aliye ATAY

Dr. Aliye ATAY received her BS degree from Hacettepe University (1992), her MS degree  from Michigan State University(1997), Michigan, USA, and her PhD  Degree from  University of Virginia(2003), Virginia, USA in  the field of Statistics.  She worked as a faculty member at the Econometrics Department of Süleyman Demirel University between the years 2003-2019. She has tought several undergraduate courses as a part-time instructor at Middle East Technical University, Çankırı Karatekin University, Anadolu University, and University of Turkish Aeronautical Association (UTAA). Since January 2019, she has been working at UTAA as a faculty member in Aviation Management Department. Her research interests are applied statistics, graphical models,  and econometrics.

                                                                Dr. Meriç H. GÖKDALAY
Dr. Meriç H. GÖKDALAY received his BS degree from Middle East Technical University (METU) Civil Engineering Department, Ms degree from  Middle East Technical University, Transportation Engineering Branch of Civil Engineering Department, PhD degree from Istanbul Technical University, Transportation Engineering branch of Civil Engineering. MSci thesis is on the Toll Policy, Revenue, Traffic and Cost Relationships in Motorways  and  PhD thesis is on Fuzzy MultiCriteria Decision Making Approach for  Performance Analysis of Airports.During  professional experience , She worked for General Directorate of State Airports Authority  ( DHMI) and achieved feasibility studies of Airports  and took place at capacity determination studies  of Airports and Masterplanning Studies technical follow up commitee. She also  worked for The Development Bank of Turkey as a Senior Technical Expert and took place the feasibility studies and Project Evaluation Studies of  Tourism and Industrial Projects to be granted. Before The Development Bank of Turkey, she worked on the Motorway construction and Bridge Design projects at the General Directorate of Highways . Since 2009, she has taught graduate and undergraduate courses as a part time instructor at Middle East Technical University, Atilim University and  of Turkish Aeronautical Association.
Telefon: 444 84 58 – 6180
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Dr. Tuğba YAŞİN

Dr. Tuğba YAŞİN obtained her bachelors degree from Gywenedd Mercy University, USA and her masters degree in University of Houston, USA in the field of Finance in Business Administration Department. Dr. Yasin got her Phd. Degree in the area of Organization and Management from Başkent University Ankara in 2016. She worked as a financial consultant between the years of 2006-2014. She is currently an academic member of University of Turkish Aeronautical Association Ankara Turkey in the Business Administration Department.



Lecturer Özgür BÜYÜKYAVUZ graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Business Administration. He had a MBA degree on marketing with “brand personality” themed thesis from Istanbul University Faculty of Business Administration. He has been continuing to Ph.D. studies at University of Turkish Aeronautical Association. The main subjects he’s interested are ” marketing management, brand maagement, sales management, strategic management”.

 Tel: 444 84 58 – 61 48

Elif Tuğba ŞAHİN
Research Assistant

Elif Tuğba ŞAHİN is working as a Research Assistant at the Faculty of Business Administration at University of Turkish Aeronautical Association. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the Department of Business Administration at Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Gazi University. She completed her Master Education with the thesis in the marketing field. She still continues her PhD education at the Department of Business Administration at Institute of Social Sciences, Hacettepe University. Her research interests are consumer behaviour and brand management.

Telefon: 444 84 58 – 61 49



Research Assistant

Mert AKINET graduated from UTAA department of Aviation Management as high honor student in 2017. In addition, he accomplished Anadolu University department of Public Finance with the second university program.  Currently, he studies master degree in Hacettepe University department of marketing. He has certificates in aviation such as Aviation Safety, Safety Management Systems (SMS) which are approved by DGCA. Mert AKINET has been working as a research assistant since November 2017 at UTAA department of Aviation Management.

Tel: 444 84 58- 6147