The fleet of Syrianair, the country’s national airline, is down to four planes after the grounding of an Airbus plane for engine failure, according to local reports.
The Syrian national airline has reported profits in its activity last year as it continues to fly to several destinations in and out of the country.
Syria’s market for new cars remained depressed last year, according to preliminary data from the customs directorate.
Al-Ahliah Transport, a listed passenger transport company, has reported an increase in sales and profits last year.
Syria’s air transport regulator confirmed that its revenues declined significantly last year as most international airlines rerouted away from Syrian airspace.
The Tartous Port has reported a decline in bulk trade last year, while containers traffic increased.
ISIS, the Al-Qaeda offshoot ruling over large parts of eastern Syria, has announced the launch of regular passenger bus trips across Syrian and Iraqi cities within the territory under its control.
Syrianair transported more than 20,000 passengers on its international flights last month, official data show.
Syria has adopted a new car license plates design, whose introduction will generate billions of Syrian pounds to the government.
The market for cars in Damascus has declined to only 0.5 percent of its level four years ago, according to official data.
Cham Wings, a Syrian private charter airline, said that it began last week its first flight on a domestic route.
Syria’s income from air traffic has declined by almost three quarters year-on-year as most international companies have rerouted their flight plans.
Traffic at Syria’s two commercial ports has remained relatively stable in the first nine months of this year compared to the same period of last year, official data show.
At least a dozen regional and international companies are still flying over Syria’s air space in spite of the ongoing war.
Cham Wings, a private charter airline, is planning to resume operations in the next few days, betting on high demand for domestic flights, as roads remain insecure.
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