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The Netherlands-based travel fare aggregator website Booking.com on March 30 began to halt selling rooms in Turkey to Turkish users, one day after a court decision to block the website in the country
Coca-Cola İçecek (CCI) said in a statement on March 30 that it plans to open its 10th plant in Turkey, in the southern province of Isparta, with a 110 million Turkish Lira ($30.1 million) investment.
Turkey’s national carrier, Turkish Airlines, will begin offering free Wi-Fi services on its U.S. flights to passengers who have submitted electronic devices larger than mobile phones to airline staff, Turkish Airlines’ chief has said in a tweeted comment.
The arrest in the United States of a top Turkish banker charged with participating in a multi-year scheme to violate sanctions against Iran is a “completely political” move, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ told broadcaster A Haber on March 30, as reported by Reuters.
Russian and Turkish economy ministries plan to hold consultations on Russian grain supplies to Turkey soon, Russia’s RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Economy Minister Alexei Gruzdev as saying, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on March 29.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Turkey was the fifth largest trade partner of the European Union last year, according to data from the Union’s statistical authority on March 29.
NEW YORK/MONTREAL - Reuters
The leading international airline trade organization’s top official on March 28 denounced U.S. and British bans on some electronic devices on flights from several Muslim-majority countries, criticizing the policies as a move toward “more restricted borders and protectionism.”
Boeing and Turkish Aerospace Industries have announced a contract extension to produce the Elevator for the 787 Dreamliner.
Turkey has launched a year-long image-building campaign to inform foreigners through chief executive officers of international companies in Turkey about the “country’s reality,” inviting them and their friends to visit and see it with their own eyes.
Turkish Airlines has added five more round-trip flights between the southern resort of Antalya and Moscow, increasing the number of direct flights between the two cities to seven days a week.
One of the key factors exhausting Turkey’s economy is ongoing uncertainties, the head of Turkey’s largest listed lender has said, adding that it will be important as to whether Turkey will focus on another date after the April 16 referendum
An Istanbul court on March 29 ordered the suspension of the activities of Booking.com, the Netherlands-based travel fare aggregator website, in Turkey in a bid to prevent unfair competitio
Serkan Demirtaş - ANKARA
Discussions on a new customs union, one of the few bright spots between Ankara and Brussels, appears to also be threatened by bilateral tension