Anadolu Jet has announced the launch of the first non-stop flights from Ankara to Damascus.
Syria’s two main ports, Lattakia and Tartous, registered a significant increase in their traffic last year in spite of the global crisis.
Syria ranked 80th in the world and 9th regionally in the World Bank’s Logistic Performance Index for 2010.
Iberia, Spain’s national air carrier, has announced that it was adding Damascus to its summer schedule.
The Port of Lattakia has acquired four new gantry cranes from the Chinese Dalian Company at a cost of USD 26.5 million.
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.
A regular railway route between Aleppo and the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep has been launched.
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.
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.
Six companies have received a license to provide radio taxi services in four Syrian cities.
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.
Tartous International Container Terminal has announced that a new shipping firm was shifting its operations to the Port of Tartous from Lattakiaز
Jazeera Airways has announced that it was expanding its services to Syria by adding a new destination, Lattakia.
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.
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.             


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