Transport

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.
14-02-2010
Anadolu Jet has announced the launch of the first non-stop flights from Ankara to Damascus.
01-02-2010
Syria’s two main ports, Lattakia and Tartous, registered a significant increase in their traffic last year in spite of the global crisis.
01-02-2010
Syria ranked 80th in the world and 9th regionally in the World Bank’s Logistic Performance Index for 2010.
25-01-2010
Iberia, Spain’s national air carrier, has announced that it was adding Damascus to its summer schedule.
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.

Events

EDU 2011 Damascus
Kiwan Land
Computer & Technology Show
Boulevard Damascus