A C-27J Spartan airship of the Romanian Air Force took off at 9.00 a.m. on Saturday from Otopeni Air Base 90, heading for Spain, transporting 90,000 FFP-type protection masks, the Ministry of National Defence reported.
A third air transport carrying medical equipment from South Korea has landed, on Wednesday morning, on the Otopeni Airport with a C-17 Globemaster III airplane. According to the Defence Ministry, the aircraft transported approximately 45 tons of medical protection equipment. The airplane was greeted by Defence Minister Nicolae Ciuca and US Ambassador in Bucharest Adrian Zuckerman.
Dismissed Transport Minister Lucian Bode said on Thursday that 22 national roads are closed in Romania, most of them located in the south-eastern parts of the country, there is traffic jamming on four national roads, and 35 trains are halted. The Bucharest subway is operating normally. "At 08:00hrs the code red was lifted.
Nearly 14.8 million passengers transited, in 2019, the "Henri Coanda" Bucharest International Airport and the "Aurel Vlaicu" Bucharest-Baneasa International Airport, up 6.39 per cent on the previous year's figure, show data released by the National Company Bucharest Airports (CNAB) on Tuesday.
Journalist Cristina Ţopescu has passed away. The information was confirmed, on Sunday evening, for AGERPRES, by the manager of the Bucharest-Ilfov Ambulance Service, Alis Grasu. "She was found dead in her house. The call was made at 21:39 hrs by the Police, in a cooperation operation with us.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said Monday morning, during a visit at the site of the Steaua Stadium, that in 2014 Romania pledged to complete four stadiums to serve as venues for the EURO 2020 matches to be played in Bucharest, but that he now finds that "almost nothing" has been done in four years.
The tender regarding the design and execution of the new terminal in Otopeni will be launched in about one month, so that the companies show up for the tender and we start the job properly, Transport Minister Razvan Cuc stated on Saturday at Antena 3 privte television station.
The Holy Light from Jerusalem touched down on Saturday evening at the Henri Coanda (Otopeni) Bucharest International Airport, with a special flight, being brought by a delegation of the Romanian Patriarchy headed by Vicar Bishop of the Archbishopric of Bucharest Timotei Prahoveanul.
AGERPRES correspondent Doroteea Purcarea reports: Prime Minister Victor Ponta met the CEO of Qatar Airways on Sunday, and subsequently announced he submitted a call for investments in a package comprising the Otopeni Airport near Bucharest and the Romanian airline TAROM.
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