transport in the East

Nakhchivan Corridor: Implications for Georgia and Iran

The January 11 trilateral meeting, in Moscow, of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev focused on the unblocking and development of regional transport corridors in …

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Turkey registers over 1mln vehicles in 2020

The number of vehicles registered in Turkey surged by 55% year-on-year in 2020 to surpass 1 million, according to the country's statistics authority on Tuesday. The total number of road motor vehicles registered was 24.15 million by …

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Israel bans passenger flights to curb COVID-19 spread

Israel on Sunday decided to ban incoming and outgoing passenger flights from Monday at 22:00GMT until the end of January in order to stop the spread of COVID-19 and new coronavirus strains, Israel's Haaretz news website reported. …

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Turkey's second export train arrives in China

The second container train carrying freight from Turkey, consisting of 42 containers each 40 feet long, has arrived in China's Xi'an. The transportation, which plays a key role in rail freight between China and Europe, was …

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Turkish cargo plane makes emergency landing in Istanbul

A Turkish Airlines (THY) cargo plane flying from Istanbul to Kazakhstan's Almaty city Sunday made an emergency landing in Istanbul as it encountered a flock of birds shortly after taking off from Ataturk Airport. The plane took off …

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17 ambulances purchased in Nur-Sultan

The Nur-Sultan paramedic service received 17 new ambulances. The vehicles are equipped with all necessary for intensive care, both at the place of call and during transportation to the hospital, deputy mayor of the capital of Kazakhstan Bakhtiyar …

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Vehicle registrations in Turkey leap 52.9% in November

Motor vehicle registrations in Turkey jumped 52.9% year-on-year in November, according to official data released on Wednesday. The total number of registered vehicles in Turkey stood at 24.64 million by the end of November, …

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Aeroflot to begin flights from Moscow to Kyrgyzstan

Russia’s flagship air carrier Aeroflot will resume flights from Moscow to the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on September 24, the company said in a statement. Flight SU1882 Moscow-Bishkek will be performed once a week, on Thursday. …

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Four die as boat sinks off Aegean Sea

Bodies of at least four people have been recovered after a boat carrying nine people sank in the Aegean Sea off Turkey’s western Izmir province, a security source said A total of 9 people were on board, said a source, who …

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Iranian plane intercepted by Israeli fighter jets

A Mahan Air commercial flight bound for Beirut from Tehran was allegedly intercepted by two Israeli fighter planes in Syrian air space late Thursday, according to reports by Iranian media. The plane was flying close to Syria's …

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