Capacity of international airport to be fully utilized

2022-04-26 15:22:50

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. As a new CEO has been appointed at ‘New Ulaanbaatar International Airport’ LLC, Minister of Road and Transport Development L.Khaltar received executives of the airport management company on April 25.

The Minister highlighted how the airport’s former CEO successfully launched operations during the difficult time of the pandemic, and served a crucial role in regularizing operations and ensuring flight safety. He said “During his term as the Prime Minister, President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh held talks with the Japanese Prime Minister about putting the new airport into operation in a short amount of time. In its framework, a working group was established by the Government. I highly value the contributions made by former CEO Mr. Kato Takeo in the airport’s opening.”

In turn, former CEO of New Ulaanbaatar International Airport LLC Kato Takeo said, “Although the airport was constructed with a soft loan from the Government of Japan, and is currently managed by a Japanese company, I am confident that the company will continue to cooperate in further improving the airport’s operations.”

Minister of Road and Transport Development L.Khaltar congratulated Mr. Kitanaka Takefumi on his appointment as CEO, and expressed the ministry’s readiness to cooperate. He also noted how the public expects Japanese quality services at the new airport, requesting attention to be paid to the matter.

During the meeting, the Minister also introduced the decision that was made regarding the construction of a railroad near the airport in Khushig Valley, and the establishment of a special economic zone, a new residential area, and a center for transport and logistics. 

The airport management company’s new CEO pledged to put in efforts into enhancing the airport’s safety and comfort, and noted the importance of increasing the number of flights being received at the airport in order to successfully run the airport. Thus, in order to fully utilize the capacity of Chinggis Khaan International Airport, he then expressed readiness to cooperate with the Ministry.