The story of the Great Move, the largest logistics operation in the history of civil aviation, will be a book titled “Arkas: Power Behind the Great Move”. The book with photos will go behind the scenes of how Turkish Airlines was transferred from Ataturk Airport to Istanbul Airport in a record time of 29 hours, with narrations by those who worked real hard for that operation.
Arkas: Power Behind the Great Move prepared by Arkas Logistics will tell the full story of how Turkish Airlines was successfully transferred from Ataturk Airport to Istanbul Airport 16 hours earlier than the scheduled time. The book enriched by exclusive photos taken during the operation that started on 5 April 2019 will shed light on the behind-the-scenes of the Great Move from the tender stage and planning to the specially developed logistics solutions and each and every minute of the transfer moments.
The book Arkas: Power Behind the Great Move with a focus on the transfer process which became a hot topic with the opening of Istanbul’s new airport will contain information and documents to address this very process including creative solutions that highlight the power of Arkas Logistics, engineering efforts that took months behind closed doors, the digital aspect of the transfer and the implementation steps that reached perfection thanks to field trial efforts. This prestigious book will also feature narrations by employees from all levels including those who managed the process, guided the operation and worked up a sweat in the field. Covering every single detail of the operation, the book will thoroughly reveal the efforts behind the successful completion of the operation with zero work accidents in just 29 hours – a whopping 16 hours earlier than the initially scheduled period of 45 hours.
A Gift for the Logistics Sector
The book addressing an airport transfer operation which was a first in Turkey is planned to serve as a resource that will never go out of date for the logistics sector. The airport transfer operation will definitely make it to the literature to set an example for similar future projects. The book will not only tell about this giant project but also immortalizes the extraordinary efforts and determination of a logistics power of 1,805 people who took part in the operation to transfer Turkish Airlines to its new hub in a record time. A major milestone, the operation is a true success story not just for the Great Move, but for exhibiting the point reached by Turkey in logistics engineering.
There will be 2,000 published copies of this prestigious book that features an introduction by Arkas Holding Chairman Lucien Arkas. The book will also be available on www.arkaslojistik.com.