Transport

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Syrianair has started operating a new aircraft and withdrawn another, while the U.S. Department of Justice has indicted several individuals for selling aircraft parts to it.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.
06-09-2016
The Ministry of Economy has banned the import of cars until at least the end of the year, according to a local media.
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.
15-08-2016
Syrianair, the state-owned carrier, has rented a 20-year old Airbus plane from Iran’s Mahan Air to increase the size of its fleet that had fallen to a single aircraft.
18-07-2016
Syria’s two main commercial ports had a mixed performance in the first half of this year, data show.
24-05-2016
The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority has suspended for one full month the license of Cham Wings, the country’s main private sector airline.

Events

6th Damascus Insurance Forum
Four Seasons Hotel
Assessing the Price of Imported Goods
Damascus Chamber of Commerce