Turkey’s giant new hub, Istanbul Airport, hosted more than 40 million passengers, mainly using international flights, since opening its doors last year.
Turkish tech and aerospace festival Teknofest Istanbul hosts World Drone Cup.
Turkish Airlines says that 10,000 pieces of equipment weighing 47,000 tonnes were tagged piece by piece to complete the shift from Ataturk Airport to the newly built Istanbul Airport.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey could play a mediation role to ease tensions between Russia and Ukraine after the seizure of three Ukrainian ships by Moscow sparked a major new crisis.
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The number of foreign tourists visiting Turkey is expected to pass the 40 million mark in 2018, says the culture and tourism minister. Over 10 million visitors hit Istanbul in 2017, according to Mastercard’s 2018 Global Destination Cities Index.
At the inauguration ceremony, which took place on Republic Day, Erdogan said that the city's Ataturk Airport will maintain its status as an airport, but it would be closed to commercial flights when the new Istanbul Airport is fully operational.
Over 50 foreign dignitaries from at least 18 countries will attend the ceremony for the soft launch of what will be one of the world's biggest and eventually busiest airports.
Teknofest Istanbul aims to showcase and promote Turkey’s rapid advance in technology.
Turkey's Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan says world's leading cargo companies have applied for rental spaces at the new airport, which will have an annual passenger capacity of up to 200 million.
A remembrance ceremony was held outside the arrivals hall of Istanbul's Ataturk Airport to mark one year since the triple suicide bombing and gun attack that left 45 people dead.
Police have carried out raids across Turkey and detained at least 14 people in the search for the assailant who killed 39 people at the Reina nightclub on New Year's Day.
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