His predecessor Ozgur Suucak was appointed as General Manager of Turkish Airlines in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
After joining Turkish Airlines in 2008, Mr. Baydar holds a wealth of knowledge after working in multiple countries and departments in Turkish Airlines. He has worked as the airline's general manager in Salzburg, Austria since 2013 to 2017.
He is holding Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Istanbul Kultur.
Turkish Airlines’ Sri Lanka, established its office and started operations in 2013 with four flights a week.
Within a successful year of operations, the flights increased to daily flights. Since October 2016, Turkish Airlines further added a cargo freighter which operates once a week and has planned to increase to two cargo freighters per week within the coming months.