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Turkish Airlines to resume Vilnius–Istanbul flights

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Turkish Airlines plans resume flights between Vilnius and Istanbul, according to the carrier and Vilnius Airport. Turkish Airlines plans to relaunch the flights after Lithuanian citizens no longer need to self-isolate in Turkey or when returning to Lithuania. Flights will take place three times a week, according to Lietuvos Oro Uostai (Lithuanian Airports). In July, the airport operator  said the country’s aviation industry was “climbing out of a deep hole” after…

Flights cancelled from Lithuania to Copenhagen, Istanbul, Vienna, London

Thursday, March 12, 2020

As Europe toughens measures to fight the coronavirus spread, several airlines have cancelled Thursday’s regular flights between Vilnius and Copenhagen, Istanbul, Vienna and London Southend. Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has cancelled Thursday’s flights from Vilnius and Palanga to Copenhagen, according to information on the Lithuanian airports’ websites. Other cancelations include Austrian Airlines’ flight to Vienna, Turkish Airlines’ flight to Istanbul and Wizz Air’s flight to London Southend. However, Ryanair’s flight to…

‘I can’t breathe!’: Final words of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi are revealed in new transcript of his gruesome killing

Monday, December 10, 2018

An audio recording has revealed the harrowing last words of journalist Jamal Khahsoggi as he was brutally killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October. A source, who read a translated transcript of the recording, said that the journalist repeated several times ‘I can’t breathe’ moments before his death. The recording also captured the horrific sounds of Khashoggi’s body being dismembered with a saw – while his alleged killers…

Turkey jails 24 Istanbul airport workers pending trial after protests

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

A Turkish court has jailed pending trial 24 people involved in protests over work conditions at Istanbul’s new airport last week, broadcaster CNN Turk said on Wednesday. The airport is a centerpiece of a 15-year construction boom under President Tayyip Erdogan. It has an initial planned capacity of 90 million passengers a year, making it one of the world’s biggest airports. Istanbul’s governor said on Sunday more than 400 people…