transport in the East

Open skies initiative proposed for Almaty airport

The open skies initiative proposed for Almaty International Airport will boost tourism and the country’s attractiveness, said Kazakh Tourism Board Deputy Chairperson Timur Duissengaliyev. The national company expects to …

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Sea voyages cancelled in Istanbul

Sea voyages have been canceled in Istanbul due to strong wind and torrential rain,  the Turkish organization for Maritime Affairs reports. According to the weather forecast, strong wind and rain will be observed in Istanbul two …

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Lapis Lazuli to provide incentive to develop region

Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey signed a major international trade and transport corridor deal on the sidelines of the 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA-VII) in Ashgabat, which was …

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Kanat Alpysbayev: launch of BTK is significant event

A general meeting of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR) Association's Legal Entities Union is being held in Baku, the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza reported.   The agenda of the meeting includes …

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 First BTK freight train arrives in Kars

The first freight train running along the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway reached Kars. The train covered a distance of 856 km in 40 hours, ADY Express, subsidiary of Azerbaijan Railways, said, adding that the first operation …

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Saudi Arabia and Iraq launch flights

Saudi budget-carrier flynas launched the first direct flight between the kingdom and Iraq since the Gulf War 27 years ago, marking another move by the kingdom to improve ties with its neighbor in an attempt to blunt rival Iran’s vast …

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Kyrgyzstan pays last respect to Temir Jumakadyrov

Funeral service was held for Kyrgyzstan's Deputy Prime Minister Temir Jumakadyrov today in Bishkek, who was killed when his vehicle collided with a KamAZ truck on a highway in the Central Asian nation on October …

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Kyrgyzstan deputy PM killed in car crash

Kyrgyz Deputy Prime Minister Temir Dzhumakadyrov was killed in a car crash 60km from the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek on Saturday, authorities say, RT reports. The 38-year-old father of four was heading to the southwestern …

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New terminal opened at Turkey's Canakkale airport

The opening ceremony of Canakkale airport’s new terminal is being held in Turkey’s northwestern province of Canakkale. The country’s Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Communications said that as part of the new …

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 Saudi Arabia to let women drive

Saudi Arabia announced that it would allow women to drive, ending a longstanding policy that has become a global symbol of the oppression of women in the ultraconservative kingdom. The change, which will take effect in June 2018, was …

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