Eurocopter Romania delivers 50th helicopter in the Puma and Super Puma range

This month, Eurocopter Romania - a subsidiary of Eurocopter Group - completed the 50th delivery of an aircraft ranging in the Puma and Super Puma family, whose overhaul and maintenance works were conducted in the Brasov-based ... More

Malev launch fifth destination in Romania

Romania is one of the most important markets for the Hungarian flag carrier, and this is proven by the launch this year of a new service to Iasi, the airline’s fifth destination in Romania. “Malév is one of the ... More

MTI approves Otopeni and Baneasa airports merger

Ministry of Transports and Infrastructure (MTI) approved last Friday, in a general extraordinary meeting of shareholders of Aurel Vlaicu Baneasa based International Airport, the merger of this airport with the International ... More

3 motorways planned for 2013 in Bulgaria

Bulgaria is planning to build 3 motorways within 4 years to cut off its geographical isolation and invigorate its shrinking economy, Rosen Plevneliev, Minister of Regional Development and Public Works said in an interview for ... More

New direct flights between Izmir, Athens

Three Turkish airline companies will start direct flights between Izmir and Athens, Anatolia news agency reported, quoting the Turkish Civil Aviation Authority. Turkey's flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) and Antalya-based ... More

Bulgaria to Participate in Construction of Black Sea Highway

The exact route of the new highway is not specified so far. According to the last working project, the new highway should start from Burgas, through Kableshkovo, St. Vlas, Bania, Obzor, Priseltsi and after reaching Beloslav ... More

Crime worth millions in road maintenance

Bihac-based Krajinaputevi claims that the Directorate for Roads of FB-H broke the law on road maintenance in FB-H and the binding rulebooks because it awarded the road maintenance in Una-Sana Canton for the next five years to a ... More

Serbia loses Horgos-Pozega guarantee money

The court in Vienna reached a temporary decision which forbids Austria Bank to pay EUR 10 million guarantee for Horgos-Pozega concession to Serbia. Concession-holder, Alpine-Porr consortium was supposed to deposit the money after ... More

Wizz Air to fly from Sofia to Basel, Kiev and Tunisia

Wizz Air Bulgaria Airlines, the local unit of the Hungarian budget airline, was cleared to launch regular routes from Bulgaria to Switzerland, Ukraine and Tunisia. The carrier will fly from Sofia to Kiev, Tunisia and Basel three ... More

JAT Airways to lay off 30% of staff

State-owned carrier JAT Airways plans to cut 500 jobs, or 30% of its staff, given that privatisation attempts have failed amidst global economic downturn, the company said. JAT set for its 1.697 employees deadline to apply for ... More

Bulgarian truckers hit hard by farm blocks

Bulgarian trucking companies suffered losses of as much as 10 million euros ($13 million) in a week since Greek farmers blocked all border crossings between the two European Union states, industry representatives said. Hundreds ... More

Intereuropa enters Albanian market

In mid January, Intereuropa registered a new company called Global Logistics Service Albania Shpk in Albania. The seat of the company is in Drac. The new company is completely owned by the parent company Intereuropa and should ... More

Auto carriers lose over EUR 10m to Greek political stand-off

Bulgaria’s auto transport companies have incurred direct losses of over EUR 10 million over farmers’ protests blocking the border with Greece, said Mirolyub Stolarski, chairman of the Bulgarian Association of the ... More

Malaysia will fund feasibility study for Visoko airport

FBiH’s PM Nedzad Brankovic and transport minister Nail Seckanovic met this morning with a delegation of the economic planning department with the Cabinet of the PM of Malaysia, for final talks about a feasibility study for ... More

Germans and Slovenians interested in Macedonian Post

One German and one Slovenian company showed their interest in Macedonian Post for now, and Canadian Post, which already had an unsuccessful attempt at Macedonian Post, might also submit a bid for the Macedonian company. The sale ... More

Romania and the virtual highways

President Traian Basescu has stated on Monday before leaving for Brussels where he was scheduled to meet Jose Manuel Barosso that the Ministry of Transportation is the country’s laggard when it comes to accessing European ... More

Wizz Air introduces new flights to Rome, Dortmund and Paris

Wizz Air carrier is adding two new flights to those operated from Romania, Agerpres informs. The company operates three flights per week from Timisoara to Rome and Dortmund and from Cluj-Napoca to Paris. The operator has also ... More

Bombardier sells EUR 300 M worth of trains to Metrorex

Bombardier Transportation has so far sold underground trains and signalling and control equipment for line 2 in Romania and is delivering signalling equipment for underground rail lines 1 and 3 in a total value of EUR 300 M, ... More

Road Construction along Entire Bulgarian-Greek Border in Progress

Deputy Regional Development and Public Works Minister Dimcho Mihalevski is paying a four-day working visit to Greece from Monday. The aim is for both sides to monitor the progress of road construction along the Bulgarian-Greek ... More

More than 30 bidders participate in OA privatisation procedure

The government on Monday expressed satisfaction over developments in a closely watched privatisation procedure for national carrier Olympic Airlines. Speaking to reporters, Transport and Communications Minister Costis ... More