transport in Caucasus

"Baku Metro" introduces a contactless payment system

Next year, the NFC system, a short-range wireless data transmission technology to pay for metro fares, will be launched in the Baku Metro.  Contactless payments for travel in the metro will become available in the first half of …

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Baku-Nakhchivan buses continue to pass through Iran

Buses operating on the Baku-Nakhchivan-Baku route continue to use the territory of Iran for travel, Spokesperson for the State Road Transport Service of Azerbaijan Nurida Allahyarova said. In the last several days Iran, Azerbaijan's …

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Armenia to launch national airline

Armenia is setting up a new national airline following nearly a decade without a flag carrier. President Armen Sarkissian and senior Armenian aviation officials signed an agreement with the United Arab Emirates-based low-cost airline Air …

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Georgia and Armenia to resume railway service

Georgia and Armenia have agreed to resume the railway service suspended last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic The news was announced by Georgia's Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turnava at a press …

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Metered zonal parking to be introduced in Tbilisi

Two avenues and a number of streets in Tbilisi's Saburtalo district will become the latest areas of Georgia's capital city to adopt the metered zonal parking system starting next month, as the city hall moves to alleviate parking issues …

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Avalanche cut off villages in Dagestan

As a result of an avalanche in the Tlyaratinsky district of Dagestan, a section of the road that leads to three settlements was blocked. According to the regional emergency department, the avalanche blocked the passage to 29 settlements in the …

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An-2 aircraft makes emergency landing in field

According to the Southern Transport Prosecutor's Office, this afternoon, the An-2 aircraft from Mineralnye Vody had to make an emergency landing in a filed. "On March 13, 2021, after taking off from the Mineralnye Vody airport …

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