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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
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.
Shares in Turkey’s Halkbank tumbled as much as 16 percent early yesterday, the sharpest drop on record, after U.S. prosecutors charged one of its senior executives with participating in a multi-year scheme to violate U.S. sanctions against Iran
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.
European travel and tourism giant TUI has reiterated its target of reaching at least 10 percent growth this year after seeing solid demand for winter and summer bookings, despite lower demand for Turkey and North Africa.
Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said in a statement on March 29 that the company aims to finish construction of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline by the end of 2019, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency and Russia’s TASS have reported.
A top Turkish official has said a technical delegation will visit the United Kingdom to discuss the in-cabin ban on electronic devices, adding that he believes the U.K. will likely lift the ban for flights from Turkey
Some 357,000 new jobs were created between Jan. 1 and March 20 in Turkey, said a top official, adding that the rising unemployment rate would decrease by May or June.
Toshiba’s loss-hit U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Company has filed for bankruptcy protection, the companies said on March 29, as the troubled division wrestles with huge losses and accounting fraud claims.
Foreign holidays remain a top priority for Europeans despite economic and security worries, tour operator Thomas Cook said on March 28, reporting a 40 percent jump in bookings to Greece and signs of a recovery in travel to Turkey and Egypt