Transport

20-06-2017
Traffic at Syrian airports declined by more than three quarters since 2011 although it somewhat stabilized in the past two years, official data show.
06-06-2017
Starting June 21, Cham Wings will fly to Erevan connecting Armenian Syrians in the two countries.
30-05-2017
The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State has destroyed dozens of bridges as Syria’s transport infrastructure has been largely affected by the war, Ali Hammoud, the Minister of Transport said.
09-05-2017
Fly Damas has announced that it will start a weekly route to Suleimanieh in Iraq.
18-04-2017
Syrianair has started operating a new aircraft and withdrawn another, while the U.S. Department of Justice has indicted several individuals for selling aircraft parts to it.
11-04-2017
Syrian Arab Airlines, the national air carrier also known as Syrianair, will see its status change as the government seeks to accommodate more private companies.
28-03-2017
Western airlines are planning a resumption of flights to and through Syria, the Minister of Transport has said, although the prospects of this happening any time soon appear remote.
14-02-2017
Syrianair is adding a fourth aircraft to its fleet, a 16-year old Airbus A340.
30-01-2017
Fly Damas, one of two Syrian private airlines, has signed an agreement to help boost bilateral trade with Iraq.
30-01-2017
The expected takeover by Iran of one of Syria’s ports has not yet materialised as traffic remained stable in the two ports of Lattakia and Tartous.
20-12-2016
Only a week after the announcement that Aleppo Airport will resume its operations soon, flights have resumed at Lattakia’s Bassel Al-Assad airport.
13-12-2016
The Syrian government is planning to reopen the Aleppo Airport years after it was closed.
20-09-2016
Syrianair has begun flying a third aircraft and is preparing to operate a fourth in the coming weeks, the minister of transport said.
30-08-2016
Syrian media are reporting that Cham Wings, a private airline, has been granted a license by the European air traffic regulator, to fly to Europe, potentially restoring air traffic between Damascus and EU countries.
30-08-2016
The airport of Qamishli, which is the only means for Syrians from the northeast to connect with the rest of the country, continued to witness significant activity in the first half of this year.