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.
Syria’s two main commercial ports had a mixed performance in the first half of this year, data show.
According to data from the head of the Traffic Directorate in Damascus, half of all car accidents that occured last year in Syria were in Damascus.
Data from the Ports of Tartous and Lattakia for the first quarter of this year show a small increase in container traffic and a decline in bulk cargo.
The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority has obtained a court order seizing the funds of a former Malaysian contractor.
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.
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