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2013-04-02 00:20:09

Europe's Best Airline Plans for Takeoff at George Bush Intercontinental Airport HOUSTON, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Turkish Airlines, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, is expanding its presence in the United States. Today marks the launch of its newest gateway in Houston, Texas. Houston becomes the fifth U.S. gateway, joining Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C. The airline will offer non-stop flights from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)...

2013-03-18 12:28:07

ISTANBUL, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of multi-disciplinary researchers from Koc University developed artificial skin and bone tissue for the first time in Turkey. This study will further help in treatment of burns and bone fractures. The laboratory phase of the study has been completed and results are proved to be promising. Next steps are tests on animals and clinical trials. Prof. Ismail Lazoglu (Mechanical Engineering Department), Prof. Iskender YIlgor...

2013-03-05 08:32:13

ISTANBUL, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading provider of luxury apartments in Istanbul launches two new locations to meet the housing needs of travelers and expatriates. X Flats, the provider of luxury apartments, has launched two new residences, X Flats Galata and X Flats Tophane, in the locally-renowned, early 19th century buildings Ojeni(Eugenie) and Yazidjizade. The buildings were renovated by leading historical building restorers Karaoren Architects and decorated...

2013-02-22 04:21:13

AMSTERDAM, February 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkey is the largest economy in Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Black Sea basin and the Middle East. It is the European Union's 6th biggest trading partner and the world's 7th largest emerging economy. Furthermore, Turkey's food industry attracts more than USD 4 billion, offering vast opportunities for both regional and international food professionals. A population close to exceeding 73 million, the lack of market maturity...

2013-02-13 12:26:10

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The summer is filled with romance on Crystal Cruises, with seven ultra-luxurious, all-inclusive Mediterranean cruises that visit some of the most romantic places in the world. From June 27 to September 2, via the award-winning Crystal Symphony, Crystal's seven most romantic destinations for couples and singles seeking amour (with someone or someplace!) include: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130213/LA59420) Mykonos: Feed the flames...

2012-11-30 08:20:04

MONTREAL, Nov. 30, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada and Turkish Airlines are pleased to announce today a reciprocal code sharing agreement that will make it easy and convenient for customers to connect between the two Star Alliance partner airlines. The agreement, to take effect the beginning of the second quarter of 2013, will leverage Air Canada's planned Toronto-Istanbul route launching this summer pending receipt of government approval. "Air Canada is delighted by this code share...

2012-11-29 08:21:10

New Seoul and Istanbul routes; seven more weekly flights to China; Calgary-Narita upgrade MONTREAL, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada is bringing the world closer this summer with a major expansion of its international services. The carrier is launching a new non-stop route between Toronto and Seoul, starting service to Istanbul subject to government approval, adding seven weekly departures to Beijing from Toronto and Vancouver, and upgrading its Calgary-Tokyo Narita route to...

2012-11-22 08:21:08

ISTANBUL, November 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-famous Latin singer Jennifer Lopez, who performed three concerts in Istanbul recently, has returned to Turkey after her performance in Sofia and become one of the residents of Metropol Istanbul in Ata ehir Finance Centre. The pop star received the key to her flat with a Bosphouros and islands view during a ceremony organized in the sales office. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2012-10-16 11:20:51

ISTANBUL, October 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Targeting to be one of the most notable trade shows in Turkey and in EMEA Region, IFSEC Istanbul, which is being organised for the first time, has been introduced to the public with a press conference held today. UBM Istanbul is planning to organise an incomparable trade show in Turkey in private security service sector. Non-governmental organisations in the sector such as TOBB, GUESOD, GESIDER, ASIS and Private Security Federation are...

2012-09-26 22:22:09

ISTANBUL, September 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkcell Superonline, the 100% subsidiary company of Turkcell (NYSE: TKC, ISE: TCELL), the leading communications and technology company in Turkey, announces that it has turned Istanbul into an internet hub, lifting the boundaries between countries and initiating the "internet without a visa" era through direct access agreements. Turkcell Superonline has nine international gateways, which enable fast and seamless internet...