Transport

22-02-2009
Revenues of Al-Ahliah Transport Company, one of the largest transport firms in Syria, increased by 40 percent last year.
15-02-2009
Tartous International Container Terminal, the company managing the containers terminal of the Port of Tartous, has been allowed by the Government to handle transshipments, according to a statement from its mother company, ICTSI.
07-02-2009
The Port of Lattakia and a consortium led by CMA-CGM formally signed on February 1 the contract for the management of the containers terminal of the port.
19-01-2009
Activity at the Port of Tartous rose last year according to preliminary figures from the Ministry of Transport.
18-01-2009
Jazeera Airways has announced that it was launching a new route to Deir-ez-Zor.
12-01-2009
Activity at the Port of Lattakia posted a slight increase in 2008, according to its director general, Suleiman Baloush.
10-11-2008
Syria and Turkey have signed a memorandum of understanding to set up a joint railway factory in Aleppo.
13-10-2008
CMA CGM has won the contract to run the Container Terminal of the Port of Lattakia (PoL), The Syria Report has learned.
29-09-2008
Cham Wings Airlines has announced that it had concluded negotiations to lease two Airbus A319 aircrafts for a period of three years.
08-09-2008
Syrian Pearl Airways is considering buying airplanes from Brazilian manufacturer Embraer, according to Said Al-Hakim, Commercial Director of the Syrian Civil Aviation Authority.
18-08-2008
Syrianair will add two new Airbus planes to its fleet before the end of the year under a lease contract, according to Ya'rob Badr, Minister of Transport.
18-08-2008
Syrian Airways Pearl, Syria's first privately-owned airliner, has been formally established following the company's first assembly general held last week in Damascus.
28-07-2008
The Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic Development will provide a concessionary loan of USD 56 million to part-finance the construction of a motorway linking Deir-ez-Zor to the Iraqi border.
28-07-2008
Syria’s two largest ports, Lattakia and Tartous, handled a total of 20 million tons in 2007, stable from a year earlier, as well as 563,000 TEUs, an annual increase of 10 percent.
14-07-2008
The container terminal of the Port of Tartous has been inaugurated by PM Naji Al-Otri, eight months after it began operations.

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