New mega-Istanbul airport hosts 5.2M passengers in May

7 June 2019 0

The new mega-Istanbul Airport hosted 5.2 million passengers in May, a 10.5% increase compared to the first quarter of this year. The airport welcomed 4.7 million passengers and 29,492 planes in the January-April period. The total number of flights increased by 21% compared to the first quarter of this year. The airport hosted nearly 10 million passengers in the first five months of the year. Nearly 75% of total passengers – over 7.4 million — Read More

Turkey’s location ‘biggest advantage’ for Indian investors

26 March 2019 0

Indian firms should consider Turkey as base for Commonwealth of Independent States, Middle East, says head of business body It is a right time for Indian companies to invest in Turkey, said head of an Indian business body. “[Turkey’s] location is the biggest advantage [for investors]. We also have currency advantage,” Manpreet Singh, the president of the Indian Chamber of International Business, told Anadolu Agency. Highlighting Turkey’s geographical location, Singh said Indian companies should consider Read More

EBRD believes in long-term development of Turkey

14 September 2018 0

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) believes on the long-term development of Turkey, according to the bank’s managing director in Turkey. Noting that the EBRD has been operating in Turkey since 2009, Arvid Tuerkner said Turkish market is the “largest investment envelope.” “Since 2009, Turkey has really been a success story for the EBRD,” Tuerkner said. He stressed that 96 percent of the bank’s investments in Turkey were made in private sector. Tuerkner Read More

Turkey’s indigenous helicopter achieves important milestone

11 September 2018 0

Turkish companies produced 14 sub-systems for T625 helicopters All sub-systems of Turkey’s first indigenous helicopter T625 were designed by various Turkish companies within the scope of the Original Helicopter Program, which details the project. In the development period, 14 sub-systems were produced in Turkey, while they are aiming to locally produce other systems when mass production of the helicopter begins. Following its maiden flight on Sept. 6 in capital Ankara, Temel Kotil, head of the Read More

Over 460,000 people immigrates to Turkey in 2017

5 September 2018 0

The number of immigrants in Turkey rose 22.4 percent reaching 466,333 in 2017, compared to previous year, Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced on Wednesday. 52.3 percent of migrated people were men and 47.7 percent were women in 2017, TurkStat said. 26.6 percent of all immigrants were comprised of Iraqi citizens, 10.4 percent Afghans, 7.7 percent Syrians, 5.7 percent Azerbaijanis and 5.6 percent were citizens of Turkmenistan, it added. “In 2017, it was seen that 12.3 Read More

Turkish Airlines breaks daily passenger record

22 August 2018 0

Turkish Airlines CEO says 253,000 passengers traveled via 1,547 flights on Saturday, setting a new record Turkish Airlines broke a new daily passenger record on Saturday, according to the chief executive office of the Turkish flag carrier. Turkish Airlines CEO Bilal Eksi tweeted on Sunday the density of passengers using the airline before the Muslim holiday Eid-al Adha remains continuing. “Yesterday, we made a historic record, we flew 253,000 passengers via 1,547 flights to their Read More

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