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New Flights – Finnair to propose 2 weekly flights to Istanbul

Date: 19/09/2008 New Flights - Finnair to propose 2 weekly flights to Istanbul Finnair said on Friday it will launch a new route between Helsinki and Istanbul, Turkey in March 2009 with two weekly flights, aimed at business and leisure travellers. 'It has been a long time since there has...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey and Egypt are growing fast

Date: 19/09/2008 Turkey and Egypt are growing fast As charters have been eased out of some of their Spanish markets they have moved into other regions which have been less vulnerable to low-cost attack. These markets tend to be non-EU and have slightly longer sector lengths. Since 2003 charter traffic...

Posted on 14 February 2011

New direct flights from Birmingham with Turkish Airlines

Date: 10/09/2008 New direct flights from Birmingham with Turkish Airlines Turkish Airlines announce new direct flight from Birmingham to Istanbul with connections to 33 destinations within Turkey. Starting on 15th December 2008, the flights will operate on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. On Mondays and Thursdays the flights will...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Temple of Athens found in Bodrum in Turkey

Date: 09/09/2008 Temple of Athens found in Bodrum in Turkey The Temple of Athens, along with the 3,000 year old sacred road (measuring four and a half meters in with and two kilometers in length) of the ancient city of Padesa have been found in Bodrum, Mugla, reported Dogan news...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey still on the up – Nearly 7 million Tourists visit Antalya

Date: 09/09/2008 Turkey still on the up - Nearly 7 million Tourists visit Antalya Popular Mediterranean resort city Antalya, where 300,000 tourists arrived by air last week, has hosted approximately 7 million tourists this season so far, local officials say. The total number of tourists that came to Antalya between...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey the winner in Gulf’s investment hunt

Date: 01/09/2008 Turkey the winner in Gulf's investment hunt As the increase in oil prices continue to help boost the income of Persian Gulf nations, Turkey is becoming a magnet for Gulf-based investors. Investors there have become nervous of developments in the United States and the West after Sept. 11,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey – back to business on EU membership

Date: 01/09/2008 Turkey - back to business on EU membership Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his government will refocus on reforms for European Union membership "One of the issues that we all need to focus our attention on is our EU process," Erdogan said, in an address to...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkey: To Buy or Not to Buy?

Date: 29/08/2008 Turkey: To Buy or Not to Buy? Property Wire's global markets expert Liam Bailey gives us his view on the media-hyped investment 'hotspot' Turkey. Turkey is most certainly a current property investment hotspot. It is working towards EU membership and seeing massive levels of tourism. Visitor numbers are...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Three giants step up to invest in Turkish energy

Date: 29/08/2008 Three giants step up to invest in Turkish energy OMV, Lehman Brothers and MET Energy Systems, already partners in the Borasco Electricity Generation Ind., have decided to invest in the burgeoning Turkish energy market through the construction of a natural gas energy production center with a projected capacity...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Budget airline starting new direct flights from Scotland

Date: 21/08/2008 Budget airline starting new direct flights from Scotland “We are delighted to announce Flyglobespan will now be offering direct flights from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen to the fantastic resort of Dalaman in Turkey for Summer 09.” Each airport will operate a weekly flight, giving a total of three...

Posted on 14 February 2011