British Airlines want to benefit from flights via Turkey

A British Airlines official has said that the company is looking to boost the number of transit flights that the carrier takes via Istanbul. Gavin Halliday, general manager of the company’s Europe and Africa operations said: “Not only has the number of people visiting Turkey increased, the number of transit passengers has reached a great … Continue reading

Turkey Telekom to offer market info to investors

Turk Telekom has announced the launch of a new program that will allow shareholders to gain access to in-depth statistical data on the Istanbul Stock Exchange (IMKB). Turk Telekom, the biggest landline and Internet Provider Company in Turkey said that investors will be able to get access to information on the performance of their shares … Continue reading

Turkish Foreign Ministry set to open up local offices

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has announced plans to open local domestic communication offices all around Turkey. Currently there are only two offices in Turkey, one in Istanbul and another in Izmir. Current plans calls for three new offices to be opened in the southern province of Antalya, the Thracian province of Edirne, and another province … Continue reading

Turkic countries sign cooperation deal

Four Turkic speaking countries have announced that the countries have signed an economic cooperation memorandum. Turkish Development Minister Cevdet Yilmaz announced that Turkey, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan all signed the agreement yesterday. Yilmaz said: “This is a first.” The countries have also agreed to have council meetings every six months to discuss the progress. The … Continue reading

Indian Vice President wants closer ties with Turkey

The Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari has said that India and Turkey should look to make greater agreements as both economies are currently growing and expanding. Speaking during a six day visit to Turkey, Ansari said: “Turkey’s economy is doing very well. Our economy is doing very well. The time is right to take … Continue reading