Transport

04-01-2010
The Port of Lattakia has acquired four new gantry cranes from the Chinese Dalian Company at a cost of USD 26.5 million.
04-01-2010
The US Department of Commerce has refused to grant an export license to European plane manufacturer Airbus for the sale of planes to Syrianair, according to Yarob Badr, Syria’s Minister of Transport.
28-12-2009
A regular railway route between Aleppo and the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep has been launched.
28-12-2009
Jazeera Airways, a Kuwaiti lost cost airliner, has announced that it was postponing the launch of its Kuwait-Lattakia route that was originally scheduled to open on December 15. It did not announce a new date for the launch of the service.
21-12-2009
Syrian Arab Airlines is considering buying two French-manufactured turboprop ATR 72-500s airplanes in a move that would help it avoid a total halt of its services.
20-12-2009
Six companies have received a license to provide radio taxi services in four Syrian cities.
16-11-2009
SETZPFANDT, a German consultancy based in Saxony-Anhalt, will complete a technical study of the Damascus Great Bypass project by the end of 2009, according to Ihab Mawalidi, Head of Investments at the Ministry of Transport.
09-11-2009
Tartous International Container Terminal has announced that a new shipping firm was shifting its operations to the Port of Tartous from Lattakiaز
02-11-2009
Jazeera Airways has announced that it was expanding its services to Syria by adding a new destination, Lattakia.
26-10-2009
Lattakia International Container Terminal, a joint-venture between Souria Holding, CMA-CGM and Terminal Link, has taken over the management of the containers terminal of the Port of Lattakia on October 1.
19-10-2009
The fleet of Syrian Arab Airlines has been reduced to three aircrafts after the US Government intervened to ground the engines of two of the planes that were under repair in Germany, The Syria Report has learned.             
19-10-2009
The Ministry of Transport has extended until December 3, 2009, the call for an expression of interest for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of two international motorways.
28-09-2009
TICT has said that the number of shipping firms using its services was continuing to grow.
21-09-2009
Tartous International Container Terminal has announced that it was set to take delivery of two quay cranes.
31-08-2009
After repeated failures to buy European manufactured airplanes, Syrianair, the national carrier, is looking again at procurements from Russia.