Cross of the Aeronautical Merit with Distinctive White to the Director of Teruel Airport Alejandro Ibrahim Perera

The director of Teruel Airport, Alejandro Ibrahim Perera, has been distinguished with the Cross of Aeronautic Merit with Distinctive White.
Last Friday, January 4, 2019, the Official State Gazette (BOE) published this distinction. With this distinction stands out the work of members of the three armies, the Civil Guard and other civilians for the realization of actions and events or the provision of services of outstanding merit.

Since 2013, the Teruel Airport has collaborated with the Air Force in the Zaragoza Air Base and in the European advanced tactical transport course where training flights of European transport pilots are carried out in the Teruel airport in two periods per year.

Alejandro Ibrahim is, since September 2012, the general manager and manager of the Teruel Airport Consortium, the largest parking center and MRO in Europe, whose ownership is public and shared between the Government of Aragon and the City of Teruel.

In six and a half years, the aeronautical industrial airport has become a success in its business model. Ibrahim holds a Ph.D. in Aeronautical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, an Executive MBA from the Business Institute of Madrid, IE, a Master's Degree in Computing from the Microsoft Institute, a degree in Economics and an aviation pilot, and an Aviation Security Instructor certified by the Agency. State Air Safety, AESA. He is currently Chairman of the Committees on Operational Safety, Airport Security, Self-Protection and Emergency, and Flora and Fauna at the airport; Vice President of the Aeronautical Cluster of Aragón, AERA; Treasurer of the Spanish Association of RPAS (AERPAS); Member of Mensa Internacional, of the Spanish Aeronautical Society, of the Transport and Logistics Commission of the CEOE Aragón and of three committees of RPAS experts in AESA.

He has an extensive and prestigious career in leading aeronautical companies and experience as a teacher at the Polytechnic University of Madrid and Carlos III. He has published numerous articles, projects, speeches and specialized books of the aeronautical and aerospace sector, as well as conferences in various universities and prestigious institutions. He was also for more than 9 years Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Association of Aeronautical Engineers of Spain and member of the Council of Representatives of the Institute of Engineering of Spain, being President of the Business Management Committee.

In recent years he has obtained the Quality Innovation Award 2018; Gold Medal for Merit of Work 2018; European Prize for Management and Business Innovation; European Award for Business Quality; 2017 Executive Prize of Aragón and 2015 Revelation Company Award by the Editorial Unit Group. It has also obtained in the Consortium the Social Responsibility seal of Aragon 2017, 2018 and plus in 2019.

This recognition also values ​​the work that is developing in the growth of the airport infrastructure of Teruel, PLATA.
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The award means also the step to the international competition that will be trumped in Pekin in February.

Premio Aeropuerto de Teruel

 The director of the Airport of Teruel, Alejandro Ibrahim, has gathered the QIA award given to the Consorcio of the Airport of Teruel, with that it puts in value on the industrial nature of this public infrastructure and the innovative character of the activities that develop in the same one.

The counselor of Vertebración of the Territory, Mobility and Housing, José Luis Soro, has emphasized that with this award it is recognized “a good labor in the approach of the airport and a joint work of the administrations, the companies and the society of Teruel that have achieved that the Airport of Teruel is a modal of success”

Besides the recognition delivered today, the Consorcio of the Airport of Teruel goes on to the international phase that will be chosen to the winners of every category. It is about a few award stimulated by the National Association of Centers Promoters of the Excellence-CEX, that looks for the development of the culture of the quality, the innovation and the excellence. The Aragonese Institute of Promotion (IAF), forms a part of this association. The juror is composed by experts of ANECA, the National Agency of Evaluation and Quality.

Aragonese Company

Also the company Biocurve has been rewarded in the category of Responsible Innovations.


The Teruel Airport winner of the National Phase of the QIA International Award (QUALITY INNOVATION AWARD)

The International Airport of Teruel has won the National Phase of the International QIA Award, Quality International Award.

QIA 2018Two Aragonese organizations have won the National Phase of the QIA Prize, an annual international competition that includes 18 countries (Finland, Estonia, Sweden, Latvia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Israel, Lithuania, China, Spain, Russia and 5 Africa) whose objective is to promote innovative projects in companies and organizations, to compare themselves, and to give local and international recognition to the most innovative projects.

CEX (Association of Centers of Excellence of which the Aragonese Development Institute is a member) has been a member of the Steering Committee of this International Prize since 2017.

This Award has eight categories and the candidate organizations participate first in a national process in which they are evaluated by CEX evaluators and ANECA experts. In this National Phase, Teruel Airport has won the Category of Innovations in the Public Sector and Biocurve in the Category of Responsible Innovations.

The presentation of the National Prize will take place on November 27 at 12 in the Assembly Hall of the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC).

The winning organizations in this national phase go directly to be candidates of the international competition, where an international jury formed by the countries represented in the QIA votes and chooses the finalist and international winner of each category. The awards ceremony will take place in the month of February in Beijing.

The Teruel International Airport is the biggest aircraft parking center, MRO airport platform and innovative in Europe, with capacity for more than 250 aircraft, dedicated to maintenance, recycling, testing, flight school, I + Đ, aviation, aeronautical training and test of rocket engines.

The essence of innovation lies in how an airport without passengers can become profitable, surpassing in operating income more than 20 airports in the Spanish network and in only 6 years of life. According to the jury, it is due to the innovation carried out in the activity of the Airport destined to an industry of the aeronautical environmental reconversion with long-term parking of large aircraft, recycling and specialized maintenance.

The company BioCurve, located in the European Center for Business and Innovation (CEEI Aragón), in Zaragoza, has developed the first boiler that, without external equipment, combines the environmental benefits of biomass with the maximum performance of condensation (greater than 105 %).
Starting from a different conception of the two essential parts of a boiler (burner and exchanger), the company has been able to conceive, develop and successfully implement a biomass boiler, environmentally friendly, with a performance far superior to the best existing biomass boilers in the market.
BioCurve has designed two improvements in the critical processes of the boiler: combustion, where up to 700ºC are generated, and the transfer of that energy to the heating water, which has led the company to develop and patent several products. BioCurve has also had a rapid expansion and this boiler is available in Spain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, Portugal, South Africa and, starting next season, in Germany.