FYR Macedonia to call tender for Skopje airport concession

FYROM plans to call a tender for concession on country’s main airport in Skopje by the end of 2007 or the beginning of 2008, according to local media. Potential bidders will certainly be required to build a new ... More

Silistra site to be developed into industrial zone

Dunav Industrial Park, a unit of the local Alfa Finance Holding, will develop a 4.0 ha site in the city of Silistra, on the Danube, into an industrial zone, it was announced during Monday's inauguration of the Silistra-Calarasi ... More

Greece seeks to promote combined cargo hubs

"Development of the logistics sector is an opportunity for Greece and for this reason the government has set a priority to highlighting the country's geographical position and to become the main logistics centre in the wider ... More

Industrial Holding Bulgaria to invest in marine ops

The local Industrial Holding Bulgaria, a former privatisation fund, said it will earmark the proceeds from an upcoming capital increase for investment in its marine businesses that include shipping and cargo handling. The ... More

Bulgaria to spend EUR 4,7 bln on transport infrastructure by '15

Bulgaria's new transport infrastructure strategy requires the country to spend EUR 4,7 bln by 2015 on upgrades, the country's Transport Minister Petar Mutafchiev said, Sofia News Agency reports. The ministry's experts have ... More

Bulgaria hosts CEI Transport Mins' meeting

Bulgaria's seaside city of Varna will host a meeting of the transport ministers of Central European Initiative's member-states, which is to be opened today, Sofia News Agency reports. The main topic of the forum will be the ... More

Builder of new Sofia subway route to be named early '08

All 10 companies and consortia that submitted offers for the construction of a new section of the Sofia subway system, connecting the northern-lying Nadezhda borough with the downtown Cherni Vrah boulevard, have advanced beyond ... More

Slovenia, go-ahead to Koper Port expansion

A total investment of 50 million euro will be made to expand the port of Koper with a new area of 27,600 metres to be provided with two cranes of post-Panamax dock. The go-ahead of the project was given by Slovenian Environment ... More

Marfin gets 49.9% of Attica Group

Marfin Investment Group (MIG) has acquired a 49.9% stake in shipping company Attica Group, according to an announcement by the company. The price for the stake was 286 million euro or 5.5 euro per share. The transaction took ... More

Turkish Airlines third in Europe for IFE

Turkey's leading airline company Turkish Airlines (THY) has earned third place in the In-flight Entertainment (IFE) Aviation Awards from the World Airline Entertainment Association (WAEA) board of directors last week. For ... More

Crucial Greece-EC talks over Olympic Airways

The Greek government is seeking the consent of the European Commission to offset Olympic Airways' debts to the Greek state with amounts being sought by the carrier from the state, so as to proceed with a solution to the company's ... More

Aeroflot interested in strategic partnership with Jat Airways

– Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Bozidar Djelic stated today that he met with Aeroflot General Director Valery Okulov who reiterated considerable interest in strategic partnership with Jat Airways. Having recalled that ... More

Cheaper flights from Belgrade

Czech CSA carrier has started selling cheaper tickets today, in a bid to compete with budget airlines. The newly established Click4Sky budget carrier will sell cheaper tickets for 36 destinations in 22 countries. Besides ... More

Turkerler Group to manage Derince Port

Turkerler Group, a Turkish company with interests in construction and energy, bid USD195.3 million to win an auction to operate the port of Derince in the country's northwest, Turkish Daily News reports. Turkerler beat Global ... More

ProLogis marks 10 years of growth and investment in Central and Eastern Europe

ProLogis the world’s largest owner, manager and developer of distribution facilities, today formally marked the 10th anniversary of its business operations in Central and Eastern Europe, according to a press ... More

10 co's interested for to building the new Sofia subway route

Ten companies and consortia have handed in their offers for the construction of a new section of the Sofia subway system, connecting the northern-lying Nadezhda borough with the downtown Cherni Vrah boulevard. The list ... More

Rothschild becomes Jat Airways privatization adviser

A consortium led by U.S. bank Rothschild has been selected as national carrier's privatization adviser. This was decided in a government session held in Belgrade Friday. According to earlier announcements, the role of the ... More

Spartan aircraft for the Romanian Air Forces

The first medium-courier transport aircraft C-27J Spartan could be delivered to the Romanian Air Forces until the end of this year, the final negotiations between the Romanian MoD and Alenia Aeronautica beginning this week, shows ... More

EasyJet enters Romanian market

British low-cost airlines EasyJet is formally entering the Romanian market next week, the entry being marked by its first flight departing from the Baneasa Aurel Vlaicu Airport on September 10, Mediafax informs. A return fare ... More

Grampet GFR is the only company still competing for privatization of MAV Cargo

Grampet Romanian Railway Group (GFR) is the only Romanian company still competing for the privatization of the freight transport railway company in Hungary, Mav Cargo, the GFR representatives told Rompres on Tuesday.The other ... More