Transport

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.
10-05-2016
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.
03-05-2016
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.
19-04-2016
The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority has obtained a court order seizing the funds of a former Malaysian contractor.
15-03-2016
Cham Wings has announced the opening of a new route to Tehran as Syrianair sees almost all its fleet grounded.
05-01-2016
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.
14-12-2015
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.
07-12-2015
A second private airline, Fly Damas, has started flying in Syria.
26-10-2015
The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority has provided data on airport traffic and on the performance of Syrianair, the national carrier, in the last two years.
19-10-2015
All international flights to and from Lattakia Airport have been stopped, the Syrian Ministry of Transport has said.
19-10-2015
Data from Syria’s two main maritime ports confirm the annual decline in traffic.
05-10-2015
Cham Wings continues to expand its services and will start soon flying to Sudan.
21-09-2015
A week after it effectively cut the Homs motorway, an opposition group has announced free passage for civilians during day hours.