Transport

01-06-2009
A train carrying 800 tons of steel left the port of Tartous on May 30 heading towards Baghdad, the first rail freight trip between the two countries in decades.
17-05-2009
Three new low cost airlines are planning to add Syrian airports to their scheduled destinations.
10-05-2009
Two train routes between Iraq and Syria will enter into operation within weeks to help strengthen economic and business ties between the two countries.
03-05-2009
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has provided Syria a loan of USD 30 million to part-finance the construction of the Raqqa-Deir-ez-Zor-Hassakeh motorway.
19-04-2009
Cham Wings Airlines has announced the launch of its first scheduled flights to the Iraqi city of Najaf on April 20.
19-04-2009
Syrian Pearl Airways will launch its operations early next month, after it receives two BAE 146-300 aircrafts leased from Orion Air, a Spanish charter carrier, according to AbdelRahman Al-Attar, chairman of the company.
12-04-2009
Syrianair has announced that it has been operating a new leased plane since March 11.
15-03-2009
Flights between Damascus and the United Arab Emirates will increase significantly following an agreement between the civil aviation authorities of the two countries.
08-03-2009
Syrianair has announced that it will lease an Airbus 320 plane from Jordan Aviation, a privately-owned commercial airline based in Amman.
01-03-2009
A train route will link Aleppo with Mersin through Adana, south of Turkey, starting March 13, according to Erol Inan, from Turkish State Railways.
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.

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