The number of 20’ containers handled by TICT, the company operating the container terminal of the Port of Tartous rose 44 percent year-on-year in the first half of this year.
Cham Wings Airlines has added a new 160-passenger capacity aircraft to its fleet.
Syria’s two largest ports, Lattakia and Tartous, saw their activities grow in the first half of this year.
Direct flights between Germany and Syria have resumed following the launch of a bi-weekly service between Damascus and each of Dusseldorf and Berlin by Blue Wings Airlines, an independent carrier.
Gulf Air, Bahrain's national carrier, has announced that it will run flights to Aleppo starting July 2, 2009.
Flydubai, Dubai's first low-cost airline, has announced that it will run daily flights to Aleppo starting July 13.
Syrian Pearl Airways, a subsidiary of Cham Holding, has suspended its operations a month after their launch.
Kuwait’s Wataniya Airways inaugurated its first flight to Damascus on June 3, according to a press release from the company.
SYRIAMAR, or the Syrian General Establishment of Maritime Transport, will acquire two new vessels for its fleet at a cost of USD 42.5 million.
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.
Three new low cost airlines are planning to add Syrian airports to their scheduled destinations.
Two train routes between Iraq and Syria will enter into operation within weeks to help strengthen economic and business ties between the two countries.
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.
Cham Wings Airlines has announced the launch of its first scheduled flights to the Iraqi city of Najaf on April 20.
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.


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