transport in the East

Turkey and Armenia to start round trip flights in February

Turkey and Armenia to start round trip flights in February

Starting February 2, round trip flights will be launched between Turkey and Armenia amid ongoing discussions to normalize the long-time broken ties between the two countries, the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure said Wednesday. …

Erdoğan names factor to unite all regions of Turkey

Erdoğan names factor to unite all regions of Turkey

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, addressing the participants of the Konya-Karaman high-speed railway's opening ceremony on Saturday, said that the fast and high-speed rail system would soon unite all regions …

Israel opens for Sputnik V vaccinated

Israel opens for Sputnik V vaccinated

Israel opened its borders for foreign citizens vaccinated against coronavirus with a number of drugs, including the Russian Sputnik V vaccine, the country's Foreign Ministry said. "To enter Israel, all foreign …

Turkish Airlines to perform special flight to Almaty

Turkish Airlines to perform special flight to Almaty

Turkish Airlines will perform a special flight to Almaty to evacuate both its own and other companies’ employees, Anadolu Agency reports. According to the agency, tonight,  flight TK 6902 will leave Istanbul. Tomorrow, at …

Counter-terror operation underway in Almaty

Counter-terror operation underway in Almaty

The law-enforcement personnel have launched a special counter-terror operation in Almaty where looting continues, the Almaty commandant’s office reported on Wednesday. "A special counter-terror operation has been launched in …

Erdogan plans to put Turkey among top 10 economies

Erdogan plans to put Turkey among top 10 economies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has inaugurated a major road connection between Turkey and the entire Caucasus region, stressing this 2,246-long Pirinkayalar Tunnel will further connect the countries and …

Crimea offered to return direct transport links with Turkey

Crimea offered to return direct transport links with Turkey

Ervin Musayev, adviser to the head of Crimea on interethnic issues, proposed to Turkey to restore ferry and air traffic. At the moment, the Crimean delegation, which includes representatives of public and cultural organizations, …

Media reported on the crash of a UAV in Iran

Media reported on the crash of a UAV in Iran

The drone crashed in the province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari in southwestern Iran, the Tasnim news agency reported. Videos have been posted on social networks showing a helicopter carrying the remains of a drone. The …

Iran’s Mahan Air foils cyber attack on systems

Iran’s Mahan Air foils cyber attack on systems

Iranian airline Mahan Air foiled a cyber attack targeting the company’s “internal systems” on Sunday, a spokesman said on state TV.  The attack wasn’t a “major issue” and all of …

Turkey's domestic car hits track at Istanbul Park

Turkey's domestic car hits track at Istanbul Park

In the video shared from TOGG's social media accounts, new details regarding the production and assembly process of Turkey's Car were shared, while the driving image of the vehicle on the Istanbul Park track was also included in the …

Two Iranian airlines resume flights to Georgia

Two Iranian airlines resume flights to Georgia

Iranian Zagros Airlines and Qeshm Airlines are resuming Tehran-Tbilisi-Tehran flights, connecting the capital cities of Georgia and Iran starting this month, the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency announced.  Zagros Airlines will …

Irani referee to judge final match of Futsal World Cup

Irani referee to judge final match of Futsal World Cup

Iranian referee Gelareh Nazemi was appointed for the 2021 Futsal World Cup final in Lithuania, the International Football Federation (FIFA) informs. The 2021 Futsal World Cup began on 12 September and will end on 3 October. …

Cappadocia to host Red Bull Dawn till Dusk race

Cappadocia to host Red Bull Dawn till Dusk race

In the province of Cappadocia, central Turkey, the Red Bull Dawn till Dusk cycling race will take place. The four-stage cycling competition will be held on 23 October. The length of the route is 35 km. The organizing committee …

First civilian flight from Kabul since U.S. exit lands in Qatar

First civilian flight from Kabul since U.S. exit lands in Qatar

More than 100 passengers have arrived in Doha, Qatar after flying from Kabul airport on the first flight ferrying out foreigners since a U.S.-led evacuation ended. Qatar, a major transit point for Afghan refugees, has said it worked …

Two carriers involved in "minor incident" at Dubai airport

Two carriers involved in "minor incident" at Dubai airport

The tail of a Gulf Air passenger aircraft was hit by another plane at Dubai International Airport on Thursday, Bahrain’s state news agency BNA reported, in what a Dubai Airports spokesperson described as a minor incident. BNA did …