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WWII bomb found near Japan runway halts flights

A huge unexploded World War II bomb has been found buried near the runway of one of Japan's busiest regional airports, forcing all flights to be cancelled Tuesday.

WWII bomb found near Japan runway halts flights
Malaysian company offered to build airport in Kapshagai
Malaysian company offered to build airport in Kapshagai

Malaysian company ALM SDN BHD GROUP offered Kazakhstan Ministry of Transport and Communications to build a big airport in Almaty oblast.

Malaysian company offered to build airport in Kapshagai
New airport building in Kokshetau. Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org
Kokshetau airport will accept Airbus and Embraer after reconstruction

Kokshetau airport will comply with the first category requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization after completion of its reconstruction in the end of 2012.

Kokshetau airport will accept Airbus and Embraer after reconstruction
Petropavlovsk airport. Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Ministry of Transport and COmmunications©
Petropavlovsk airport may be closed

Transport prosecutors of North-Kazakhstan oblast have issued a ruling to close Petropavlovsk airport.

Petropavlovsk airport may be closed
Colombia nabs 2 who swallowed $40,000 in cash
Colombia nabs 2 who swallowed $40,000 in cash

Colombia police said Friday they have arrested two men who had each ingested about $40,000 before trying to enter the country, in what may be a novel form of money laundering.

Colombia nabs 2 who swallowed $40,000 in cash
Lufthansa cabin crew begin 24-hour strike: company
Lufthansa cabin crew begin 24-hour strike: company

A 24-hour strike called by Lufthansa cabin crew at German airports got under way Friday, the company said -- the latest in a series of work stoppages in a dispute over pay and conditions.

Lufthansa cabin crew begin 24-hour strike: company
Lufthansa cancels two-thirds of Friday flights over strike
Lufthansa cancels two-thirds of Friday flights over strike

German flag-carrier Lufthansa said it would cancel two-thirds of its Friday flights after a cabin crew union announced a 24-hour stoppage at six major airports.

Lufthansa cancels two-thirds of Friday flights over strike
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Lufthansa strike grounds hundreds of flights

German flag carrier Lufthansa on Tuesday cancelled over 200 flights at its Frankfurt hub, Europe's third busiest, as a union chief threatened to hit every German airport with a 24-hour strike on Friday.

Lufthansa strike grounds hundreds of flights
Almaty airport. Photo courtesy of spik.kz
Almaty airport to be expanded by November 2012

Almaty airport will add 3 thousand square meters by November 2012.

Almaty airport to be expanded by November 2012
Almaty international airport. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Almaty airport will eliminate private taxis

Almaty International Airport will launch a campaign to counter illegal private taxi drivers.

Almaty airport will eliminate private taxis
Photo courtesy of press-service of Air Astana
Runways expose passengers to danger in some Kazakhstan cities

The aircrafts land on worndown runways exposing passengers to danger in Kostanay, Petropavlovsk, Semey, Taldykorgan and Taraz: MP.

Runways expose passengers to danger in some Kazakhstan cities
Photo courtesy of Jonathan Newell's Facebook page
Push Off signs taken off Astana airport's doors

Administration of Astana airport replaced incorrect English signs on the doors of the passengers’ terminal after a critical comments of a British journalist.

Push Off signs taken off Astana airport's doors
Novaport's logo
Kazakhstan businessmen own Russian airports

Kazakhstan's Meridian Capital bought 50 percent of T.S.Trans Siberia that owns Russian airport holding Novaport.

Kazakhstan businessmen own Russian airports
A British fined for debauch in Astana airport

Astana court announced its ruling on the case against the British citizen who made a debauch in the airport of Astana.

A British fined for debauch in Astana airport
Almaty International Airport. ©Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Almaty airport bested CIS airports

Almaty International airport named the best airport in the territory of the CIS countries.

Almaty airport bested CIS airports
Astana airport. ©RIA Novosti
Zhumagaliyev initiated audit of Kazakhstan airports and airlines

Kazakhstan Minister of Transport and Communications instructed to audit airports and airlines.

Zhumagaliyev initiated audit of Kazakhstan airports and airlines
Minister of Transport and Communications Berik Kamaliyev. Photo courtesy of flickr.com
Kazakhstan Transport Minister instructed to solve jet fuel deficiency

Kazakhstan Minister of Transport and Communications Berik Kamaliyev held a meeting on supply of the civil aviation with jet fuel.

Kazakhstan Transport Minister instructed to solve jet fuel deficiency
An-225. Photo courtesy of tiaurus.info
World's biggest plane landed in Aktau

The plain weighing 600 tons landed on the runway of Aktau airport.

World's biggest plane landed in Aktau
Photo courtesy of airliners.nl
Air Astana offered to transfer airports to Samruk-Kazyna

President of Air Astana Peter Foster offered to transfer airports to Samruk-Kazyna National Sovereign Wealth Fund.

Air Astana offered to transfer airports to Samruk-Kazyna
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Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero arrives in Astana

PM Massimov personally met Mr. Zapatero at the international airport of Astana.

Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero arrives in Astana