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Istanbul’s Gigantic New Airport Opens to the Public on April 7

Istanbul’s gigantic new airport opens fully to the public on April 7, -BBC article reads. It will service more than 300 destinations and will have 500 check-in points, six runways and spaces to park 40,000 vehicles (a European record). First of all, the tricky job of transferring operations from the …

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Azerbaijan-Turkey-Georgia Business Forum due in Istanbul

The fifth Azerbaijan-Turkey-Georgia trilateral business forum will be organized in Istanbul on November 16. Turkey is one of Azerbaijan`s largest trade and investment partners as it invested $10.1 billion in the country`s economy, including $2.6 billion in the non-oil sector, Azertac reported. Azerbaijan invested $7.9 billion in the Turkish economy. …

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New Istanbul Airport is set to Open in 2018: Erdoğan

New Istanbul Airport is set to Open in 2018: Erdoğan

The first section of Istanbul’s third airport is planned to open in 2018, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, underlining the economic importance of the government-backed construction projects.  “The construction of our new airport which will be the biggest in the World is going at full speed. We are going to …

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Istanbul Demolishing 3 Skyscrapers to Preserve City Skyline

After a huge and lengthy legal battle fought on various fronts by developers, municipalities and the Council of State, the Turkish government has ordered the partial destruction or total demolition of multiple large buildings said to threaten the historic architectural heritage of Istanbul (above image via Gokorg). When speaking of skylines, …

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Project Check In Georgia is Represented in Turkey

Project Check In Georgia is Represented in Turkey

Project Check In Georgia has been introduced to the leading tour operators of Turkey in Istanbul. The project was represented by George Chogovadze, head of Tourism National Administration and George Aptsiauri, head of Culture Promotion Department at Ministry of Culture. The aim of the meeting, held in Istanbul, is to provide …

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Istanbul Tourist Area hit by Suicide Bomber

Istanbul Tourist Area hit by Suicide Bomber

A suicide bomb attack at a major tourist shopping area in the Turkish city of Istanbul has killed at least four people, officials say. Up to 20 were injured, some seriously, reports say. The area – Istiklal Street – is reportedly crowded at weekends. Last Sunday, an attack in the capital, Ankara, …

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Several Dead in Blast in Central Istanbul Sultanahmet District

Several Dead in Blast in Central Istanbul Sultanahmet District

At least 10 people have been killed in an explosion in a district of Istanbul popular with tourists, the city authorities say. The explosion occurred just after 10:00 local time (08:00 GMT) in the city’s historic Sultanahmet district, close to the Blue Mosque. Fifteen people were also wounded in the blast, …

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