transport in the East

Saudi women to work as air hostesses since January

Flynas will start recruiting Saudi women to work as air hostesses in January. It will be the first among Saudi carriers to recruit women in senior positions. The airlines said in a statement that the first flight with a Saudi female …

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Istanbul cancels sea voyages due to heavy snowfall

Sea voyages have been canceled due to strong winds and snowfall in Istanbul, according to the Organization for the Management of Maritime Transport of Turkey. Sea voyages have been also canceled in Bursa province, Trend reported. …

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 UAE may resume flights to Damascus

The United Arab Emirates’ General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said it is evaluating the possibility of national carriers resuming flights to the Syrian capital of Damascus. GCAA made the comment in a statement, following the …

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Sea voyages cancelled in Istanbul and Bursa

Sea voyages have been canceled in Istanbul due to strong winds and heavy rain, the Organization for the Management of Maritime Transport of Turkey reported, adding that sea voyages have been also canceled in Bursa province. Unstable …

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Turkey to hold Kanal Istanbul tender in 2019

Turkey plans to hold a tender for the construction of a 45-km shipping canal running parallel to the Bosphorus, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a meeting of his AK Party in Ankara. “The Kanal …

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 Kazakhstan to subsidise 16 tourist air routes

The Civil Aviation Committee (CAC) of the Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan has announced a contest for 16 tourist routes. It is planned to be held in 16 subsidized directions connecting the regions of Kazakhstan, the …

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 SCAT launches Astana-Dushanbe flights

Kazakhstan’s airline SCAT will launch a regular air service between Astana and Dushanbe on December 14, the Civil Aviation Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of Investment and Development said in a press release. Flights will be …

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 Two ships collide near Istanbul's - media

Two ships collided in the Marmara Sea near Istanbul's Yenikapı this morning. The 130-meter-long TK Roterdam and 165-meter-long Bosphorus King were both anchored near the Yenikapı shore before one of them drifted, colliding with the …

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Kazakh plant to manufacture new LADA Granta cars

The ASIA AUTO plant in Ust-Kamenogorsk City of Kazakhstan is starting to manufacture the new LADA Granta cars, AzerNews reported citing Kazakh media. "LADA retains the status of an anchor brand in Kazakhstan’s automotive …

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Road accident in Turkey kills 8 people

A passenger bus has overturned in Turkey’s Afyonkarahisar province, local media reported. As a result of the accident, eight people were killed and 28 people were injured. It was reported that the accident took place …

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Drunk flydubai pilot delays delays flight for 10 hours

A Dubai-bound flight from Nepal was delayed by nearly 10 hours after the pilot was found to be under the influence of alcohol, officials said. The flydubai flight eventually left Katmandu with a different crew. Crew members …

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