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Researcher says Turkey property prices are among the cheapest.

Date: 05/10/2007Researcher says Turkey property prices are among the cheapest. According to research results by ERA, Turkey is among the cheapest countries regarding property prices. In a report called “Europe 2006-2007” prepared by ERA, Turkey is at the top of a list among countries where the percentage of becoming a...

Posted on 14 February 2011

bmi starts flying to Turkey

Date: 05/10/2007 bmi starts flying to Turkey Following a major expansion of routes, bmi, London Heathrow’s second largest based airline has announced that it will start services to Turkey. Starting from 28 October, bmi are flying to Ankara 6 times per week from Heathrow. (Tuesday to Sunday inclusive).

Posted on 14 February 2011

TESCO sees great growth in Turkey

Date: 03/10/2007 TESCO sees great growth in Turkey The rapid development of our store network in Turkey means that we added 33% to our selling space there in the first half alone, adding 8 hypers and nine Express stores. We opened our first hyper market in Ankara in the next...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish Airlines Flying High

Date: 18/09/2007 Turkish Airlines Flying High The number of passengers flying with Turkish Airlines (THY) increased by 16.6 percent in the first eight months of 2007 (January to August), compared to the same period last year, reported THY in a statement released to the Istanbul Stock Exchange. Source : Zaman,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Major US company sets sail for Turkey.

Date: 07/09/2007 Major US company sets sail for Turkey. U.S. specialist buyout firm Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts (KKR) is considering making its first venture into Turkey, via a major acquisition in the country's shipping industry. It's not hard to see what KKR finds attractive about such a deal. Turkey sits...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Turkish property a “well kept secret” for expats

Date: 07/09/2007 Turkish property a "well kept secret" for expats Retirees looking to move abroad should consider Turkey as the country's property market has remained a "well kept secret" in recent years meaning house prices are "exceptionally low". This could be an attractive proposition, considering that the average asking price...

Posted on 14 February 2011

New airport to open near Alanya on the Mediterranean coast

Date: 03/09/2007 New airport to open near Alanya on the Mediterranean coast TAV, the company responsible for running airports in Istanbul and Ankara has won an auction to operate Gazipasa Airport, near Alanya, on the southern Mediterranean coast of Turkey, the contract is for 25 years. The airport, which is...

Posted on 14 February 2011

EasyJet finishes its first year to Turkey

Date: 03/09/2007 EasyJet finishes its first year to Turkey EasyJet has finished its first year of flights between Istanbul and Luton Airport. Since starting this route in August 2006, the airline it has flown 100,000 passengers on the route. Philippe Vigno, EasyJet director of Turkey said, “The airline is planning...

Posted on 14 February 2011

London based consultancy says “Turkey has one of the most attractive property markets in Europe”

Date: 30/08/2007 London based consultancy says “Turkey has one of the most attractive property markets in Europe” A leading london based property consultancy group who carry out analyses and research on global property markets determined recently that Turkey has one of the most attractive property markets in Europe. The GPG...

Posted on 14 February 2011

The Greeks like the Turkish after all.

Date: 30/08/2007 The Greeks like the Turkish after all. The second largest bank in Greece, Alphabank, is preparing to start up business in Turkey, though bank leaders have issued precautionary comments in advance of action. The head of Alphabank, Yannis Costopoulos, has said "We will enter the Turkish market. But...

Posted on 14 February 2011