Transport

Low visibility delays flight to Thessaloniki airport

A flight from Athens to Thessaloniki was delayed by two hours on Thursday due to low visibility at the northern port city's international airport, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.

Greece's National Meteorological Service (EMY) said fog at the airport limits visibility to 100 meters creating problems for landing aircraft. It expects visibility to gradually improve after 10 a.m.

AnadoluJet goes global brand with international flights

AnadoluJet, a brand of Turkey's national flag carrier, will be a global carrier by launching several new international flights from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport.

The carrier, which operates only two international flights currently, will launch flights from Istanbul to 26 new destinations in 16 countries as of March, 29, the Turkish Airlines' brand announced on Jan. 14.

Driving Instructors Protest

Driving instructors from across the country with more than 400 cars joined a protest on January 14 in the centre of Sofia against a plan for new rules for conducting driver training courses. 

From midday they blocked the traffic on Tsar Osvoboditel bulevrad in the section between Rakovski street and Dondukov boulevard.

One dead, two injured in truck-bus collision on national road

One person was killed and two injured on Monday morning in a road accident involving a a truck and a long-distance KTEL bus on the Athens-Lamia national highway, near Inofyta.

According to the police, both vehicles were moving in the direction of Athens when the accident happened at the highway's 60th kilometre. It also said the KTEL bus had no passengers.

There are Over 200 Million Registered Motor Vehicles in China

More than 200 million were the registered motor vehicles in China by the end of 2019, an 8.83% year-on-year increase, the Ministry of Public Security reported.

The number of electric cars reached 3.81 million last year, the ministry said, adding that for the second consecutive year it has exceeded the 1 million mark.

After a Meeting with PM Boyko Borissov: Bulgarian Carriers won't Protest on January 13th

The government will satisfy the demands of the carriers and the TOLL system will start with lower tariffs. Only the motorways and first-class roads will be covered by the TOLL system, and the second-class roads will be toll-free.

This became clear after a meeting of the protesting carriers with Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, which lasted 3 hours.

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