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.
Cham Wings has resumed today a direct air link between Damascus and Doha.
After a year of relative stabilisation, traffic in Syria’s two main commercial maritime ports declined again in the first half of 2015, according to official data.
A Ukrainian company has begun flights to Lattakia airport, becoming one of the rare European airlines to fly to Syria.
Passenger traffic remains strong at Qamishli Airport, which continues to benefit from the lack of security on Syrian roads.
Syrianair has reportedly managed to buy, through friendly countries, new engines for one of its Airbus aircrafts.
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