Turkey: Giants clash for privatization of bridges & motorways

Business giants clash for bridge privatization Highest bid for 2 bridges and 8 motorways comes from Koç and Ülker groups The final negotiation talks on on the privatization tender for the the highway bridges with total length of 1975 miles were held in Ankara on 17th December 2012. 3 consortiums participated in the tender to grant the right to operate More...

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By admin On Monday, December 10th, 2012

Turkey starts Ro-Ro ferry services from Iskenderun

In compliance and to contribute to the efficient measures taken by the concerned ministries Turkey started Roll-on Roll-off (Ro-Ro) services from a privately owned Port in Iskenderun, southern province of Hatay More...

By admin On Sunday, November 4th, 2012

PM Erdoğan offered THY & Lufthansa collaboration by Merkel

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that during his last visit to Germany, Chancellor Merkel has made a business offer about Turkish Airlines. At an AK Party meeting marking the 10-year anniversary More...

By admin On Thursday, November 1st, 2012

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 More...

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...