transport in the East

Turkish runner becomes world champion

Turkish runner Ramil Guliyev became world champion and gave Turkey its first gold medal in the men's 200 meters in his surprising victory at the world championships in London. Guliyev finished the race in 20.09 …

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One more Kazakh airline to fly within EU

Kazakh airline Comlux-kz obtained the right to carry out flights to Europe. It has successfully obtained a single EU-wide safety authorization to fly to, from or within the EU, Kazinform reported. Other three …

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 Two planes collide at Turkey's Ataturk airport

A Scat Airlines aircraft flying to Aktau has collided with a Turkish Airlines plane lying to Taipei on the runway at the Ataturk international airport in Istanbul. According to the Turkish media, the tail of the THY aircraft has been …

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25 vessels damaged by fire in Iran’s southern port

A total of 25 vessels were either lost or damaged after a blazing inferno engulfed a wharf in the southern port city of Bandar Kangan, the general manager of Bushehr Province Department of Ports and Maritime Organization said Saturday, Tasnim …

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Plane makes urgent landing in Isfahan

An Iranian airplane traveling from the country's city of Isfahan to Tehran, was forced to make an urgent landing after experiencing technical problems, the head of Isfahan province airports Hassan Amjadi said. …

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Gulf Air’s maiden flight to Tbilisi takes off

Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, celebrated the launch of its highly anticipated direct three weekly service to the Georgian capital Tbilisi. Georgian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Oman George Janjgava joined …

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Direct flight between Armenia and Syria re-launched

The direct air flight between Syria and Armenia will be re-launched after a long break. A trial Yerevan-Damascus flight of the Ajnihat Ash-Cham took place on Wednesday, the press-service of the Armenian Embassy said. The …

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Astana airport named in honor of Nazarbayev

The international airport of Astana has been officially named as 'Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport'.  The corresponding decree was signed by the country's Prime Minister Bakitzhan Sagintayev. …

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 Host country for Islamic Solidarity Games named

The 5th Islamic Solidarity Games will be held in Istanbul, the Turkish Sports Minister Akif Cagatay Kilic said. The decision was taken at the meeting of the Executive Board of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation, …

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Iran inaugurates port complex of third generation

Iran inaugurated the Caspian Port Complex, located in the Anzali Free Zone, during a ceremony attended by the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on March 30. The port will have 22 berthing posts and two breakwaters with …

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Bulgarian nationalists block Turkish border crossings

Bulgarian nationalists blocked for several hours Friday the three main crossing points with Turkey to prevent coaches bringing in thousands of Turks with Bulgarian passports to vote in Sunday's elections, organisers said, Yahoo News …

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Kazakh airlines allowed to use trans-Siberian routes

The Kazakh and Russian authorities have reached an agreement allowing Kazakh air carriers to make use of Trans-Siberian routes, the Kazakh Ministry for Investment and Development's press service said. "Following the results of …

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Iran Khodro Cars to Join Kazakh Taxi Fleet

Iran Khodro Group’s (IKCO) deputy director for exports says  his company plans to help modernize Kazakhstan’s taxi fleet with Iranian sedans, Financial Tribune reports. “Negotiations regarding the modernizing …

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