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19th September 2016 - Turkmenistan has unveiled a gleaming new international airport with a roof in the shape of a flying falcon, a reference to the mascot of its national carrier. The $2.3 bn (£1.8bn) airport is located in the nation's capital of Ashgabat, and has the capacity to process more than 1,600 passengers an hour. Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov hailed his country's "solid transit potential" during the opening ceremony. Read More

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