Transport

09-05-2010
The Container Terminal of Tartous, managed by International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), a Filipino firm, saw an increase of 23 percent in the volume of goods handled in the first quarter of this year.
03-05-2010
Nasair has announced that it would add Aleppo to the destination its services, with the launch of two new routes from Riyadh and Jeddah.
03-05-2010
Syrianair will be able to repatriate and use again its two A-320 planes currently blocked in Germany after the company maintaining the engines, Lufthansa Technik (LHT), announced that it had received an export license from the US Administration.
26-04-2010
Flydubai, the low cost carrier, has announced that it was launching a new service to Lattakia next June, its third destination in Syria.
19-04-2010
Syrianair has taken delivery of the two ATR 72-500 planes it purchased recently from French-Italian manufacturer, Avions de Transport Régional.
12-04-2010
Visemar Line is to start operations on May 20 with a ferry service linking Venice with the Syrian port of Tartous, besides the Egyptian Port of Alexandria.
12-04-2010
The General Organization for Maritime Transportation, a state-run company, has announced that it has added a new ship to its fleet.
05-04-2010
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announced that it will launch a regular service to the northern Syrian city of Aleppo by next June.
05-04-2010
The Military Construction Establishment, or Milihouse, is carrying a USD 17.4 million contract to reorganize the road traffic in the Kafer Sousseh district of Damascus.
29-03-2010
Syrianair will take delivery in April of two French-made ATR planes, the first planes the national carrier is acquiring in some fifteen years.
29-03-2010
Cham Wings, Syria’s only private sector airliner, has added a thirds plane to its fleet, an Airbus A-320.
29-03-2010
The Syrian Cabinet has set a deadline of the end of this summer for the completion of the Lattakia-Ariha motorway.
22-03-2010
Cham Wings Airlines has announced that it was increasing the frequency of its flights to Istanbul.
22-02-2010
The Ministry of Transport paid SYP 1 billion in subsidies last year to finance the discount fares offered to users of the main cities public transport systems, according Yarob Badr, Minister of Transport.
15-02-2010
Cham Wings Airlines, Syria’s first private sector airliner, will be expanding its fleet with a new aircraft next month. The Syria Report talks to Ossama Satea, Business Development Manager, on the company’s performance and prospects.