transport in the East

Turkish Atlasglobal airline suspends flights again

Turkey's Atlasglobal airline has suspended its operations for the second time in four months. The company previously suspended flights between November 26 and December 21. It had been flying to London, Baghdad, Tel Aviv and …

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Wuhan goes under quarantine over coronavirus outbreak

The Chinese government announced it will quarantine the city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a breakout of coronavirus. The announcement, shared on Chinese state media, indicated the city will cancel planes and trains leaving the city …

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World's airlines suspend flights over Iraq and Iran

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from operating in the airspace over Iraq, Iran, the Gulf of Oman and the waters between Iran and Saudi Arabia after Iran launched a missile attack on U.S.-led forces in Iraq. …

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Kazakh authorities recommend not to buy Bek Air tickets

The Kazakh Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development recommended citizens not to buy tickets for the Bek Air flights. “Due to the suspension of Bek Air airline company's air operator certificate for undefined period, …

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One killed in road accident on Tbilisi-Istanbul route

One individual has been killed and 22 received injuries in a road accident in Turkey involving a bus on the Tbilisi-Istanbul route yesterday. According to Rustavi 2, most of the passengers on the bus were Georgian citizens. 22 …

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Passenger plane crashes in Almaty

A Bek Air plane with 100 people on board crashes after take off near Kazakhstan's Almaty airport this morning.   The aircraft lost altitude after take-off and crashed into a two-story building at 7:22 a.m. local time …

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Five people killed by landslide in Tashkent metro

Five people were killed by a landslide in the open section of a construction site of Yunusabad metro line in Tashkent, Uzbekistan's Emergency Department said. The accident took place on December 18at about 10 a.m local time. …

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Iran starts gasoline rationing and hikes prices

Iran introduced gasoline rationing and price hikes on November 15 with an official saying that the revenue would be used for subsidies for 18 million needy families, state television reported. According to State TV, the price of a liter …

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Turkey's Atlasglobal stops Tbilisi-Istanbul flights

Turkish airline Atlasglobal will stop Tbilisi-Istanbul flights from November 9. The message was received by passengers who had tickets for the Tbilisi-Istanbul flight. The information was confirmed by TAV Georgia company, which …

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