UPDATED: Russian forces are considering using another Syrian airport, Qamishli’s, for their aerial operations against the Syrian opposition, according to a monitoring group.
Data from Syria’s two main commercial maritime ports confirm the decline in trade activity last year.
The Ministry of Transport has decided to reduce by 25 percent the fees collected by the country’s maritime ports starting the beginning of this year.
The fleet of Syrianair is down to as little as two planes as the Government appears reluctant to disburse funds to repair the company’s planes.
A second private airline, Fly Damas, has started flying in Syria.
All international flights to and from Lattakia Airport have been stopped, the Syrian Ministry of Transport has said.
Data from Syria’s two main maritime ports confirm the annual decline in traffic.
Cham Wings continues to expand its services and will start soon flying to Sudan.
A week after it effectively cut the Homs motorway, an opposition group has announced free passage for civilians during day hours.
Fighting between rebels and regime forces has led to the closure of the highway connecting Damascus with most of Syria.
Cham Wings, Syria’s only private airline, expanded its services last week with a new weekly flight to Muscat, Oman.
Traffic at Syrian airports increased 20 percent on an annual basis in the first half of this year, according to a Government official.
The U.S. Administration blacklist of Syrian companies now includes a number of state entities in the shipping and maritime industry.
Syria is extending its sales tax to include airplanes ticket as the treasury seeks to generate new sources of income.
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