transport in the East

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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Turkish Airlines extends flight suspension

Turkish Airlines’ flight suspension due to coronavirus has been extended into early to mid June, the national flag carrier has announced. Domestic flights are now suspended until June 4 and international flights until June …

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Russia and China to be linked by first car bridge

Russia’s Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities greenlighted opening the first car bridge between Russia and China, built across the border river of Amur, between the cities of Blagoveshchensk and Heihe, Ministry for the …

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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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