Location for third Istanbul airport announced by municipality

It is known that the giant city of Istanbul has two airports, namely Atatürk Airport on the European side and Sabiha Gökçen AP on the Asian side. The huge traffic the megapole has been receiving recently has shown the capacity is not going to be sufficient soon. The government has been long drawing attention to this saying a third airport is on the More...

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By admin On Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Turkish Airlines now covers 204 destinations in 91 countries

Turkish Airlines which is a very young corporation compared to its competitors in Europe and the world, has taken giant steps in the last 2 decades. In fact the compnay has promoted to become one of the most promising More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Turkey begins mass production of SOM missile

Turkey is embarking on the mass production of its first 100 percent domestically made missile. Minister of Industry Nihat Ergün has announced that Turkey has begun the serial production of the SOM missile developed More...

By admin On Friday, August 17th, 2012

Istanbullites witness opening of country’s longest metro line

$1.6 bln Kadıköy-Kartal metro line opened in İstanbul İstanbullites hailed an important moment in the city’s history on Friday as they witnessed the inauguration of the country’s longest metro line More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Privatization of Turkey’s railroads brings opportunities for FDI

Turkey’s railway privatization plans stir foreign interest The plans regarding the opening of Turkey’s railroads to private sector use before the end of the year, brings forth investment opportunities for global More...

By admin On Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Skytrax names Turkish Airlines best in Europe

As part of a survey conducted by global aviation research organization Skytrax, the Turkish Airlines (THY) has been named as the winner of three categories, namely, the Best Airline in Europe, the Best Airline in More...

By admin On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

IDO, Istanbul ferry company to face competition soon

Bursa to rival traffic-hit Istanbul in sea transport Following a much criticized ‘flexible pricing’ policy by İDO, the privatized Istanbul ferry firm that also operates to a number of cities by the Marmara More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Strange practice from IDOBUS, sea transportation company

IDO originally an Istanbul Municipality company has been operating sea transportation services along/across Bosphorus and Marmara Sea, for many years. The company with the biggest fleet of vessels in the world was More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Minister Yıldırım opens int’l terminal in Milas-Bodrum airport

Transportation, Maritime and Communication Minister Binali Yildirim yesterday attended opening ceremony of the new international terminal in Milas-Bodrum Airport. Speaking at the ceremony, Yildirim said his ministry More...

By admin On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Mayor reveals plan to build cable car line over Bosphorus

Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş has revealed plans to build a cable car line that will pass over the Bosphorus Bridge to tie Altunizade to Etiler. The project, planned to be conducted in a build-operate model will More...