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.