transport in the East

Uzbekistan Airways makes first regular flight to Georgia

Uzbekistan Airways makes first regular flight to Georgia

Uzbekistan Airways has made the first regular flight to Georgia on the Tashkent-Batumi route. This message was spread by the Department of Tourism and Resorts of Ajara. "Tourists from Uzbekistan were greeted with a folklore show at …

Aeroflot increases number of flights to Turkey

Aeroflot increases number of flights to Turkey

From May 27, 2022, Aeroflot will increase the number of flights to Antalya and Istanbul. This is stated in the airline's message. "From May 27, we are increasing the number of flights from Moscow to Istanbul and Antalya to …

Turkey exports 170 more buses to Azerbaijan

Turkey exports 170 more buses to Azerbaijan

Turkish vehicle maker BMC, one of the country’s largest commercial and military vehicle manufacturers, has sold 170 more buses to Azerbaijan, according to Anadolu Agency. The company continues to increase its exports with the new …

Dagestan to launch direct flights to Kyrgyzstan

Dagestan to launch direct flights to Kyrgyzstan

Direct flights between Makhachkala and the Kyrgyz city of Osh will start on April 20, the press service of the air harbor of Dagestan reports. Flights will be operated by Red Wings on Wednesdays on Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. …

China confirms no survivors of Boeing 737 crash

China confirms no survivors of Boeing 737 crash

In China, all 132 people aboard the Boeing 737 that crashed on March 21 have been officially confirmed dead, Hu Zhenjiang, Deputy Head of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, said at a press conference. "All 123 …

Vessel traffic in the Dardanelles blocked

Vessel traffic in the Dardanelles blocked

Vessel traffic in the Dardanelles Strait has been suspended in both directions.  "The movement of ships in the Dardanelles has been suspended in both directions due to the malfunction of the 110-meter bulk cargo …

Turkish Airlines to connect Antalya and St. Petersburg

Turkish Airlines to connect Antalya and St. Petersburg

Turkish Airlines will start operating flights from St. Petersburg to Antalya. This was reported by the managing company of Pulkovo Airport, Northern Capital Gateway LLC. Flights will be on daily basis. The first one is …

Ship runs aground in Turkey's Dardanelles

Ship runs aground in Turkey's Dardanelles

AComoros-flagged cargo vessel ran aground in the Çanakkale Strait, also known as the Dardanelles, on Turkey's western coastline on Friday. Rescue efforts are underway to pull the vessel to safety, while no injuries were …

Turkish ships to return from Russia soon

Turkish ships to return from Russia soon

Turkish ships will return to Turkey from Russian ports in the near future,  Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Wednesday, according to CNN Turk. "They will return to Turkey as soon as possible. We expect …

Iran and Qatar mull major undersea tunnel project

Iran and Qatar mull major undersea tunnel project

Iran and Qatar are to start feasibility studies on a major sea tunnel project that connects the two countries beneath the Persian Gulf, Iran’s ports authority chief executive Ali Akbar Safaei said on Sunday. According to him, the …

 Istanbul Airport to remain closed today due to heavy snow

Istanbul Airport to remain closed today due to heavy snow

National flag carrier Turkish Airlines extended the suspension of its flights to and from Istanbul Airport until midnight Wednesday due to heavy snowfall, while winter weather snarled transport across the city. Istanbul Aiport, …

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. …