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.
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.
The Ministry of Transport has extended until December 3, 2009, the call for an expression of interest for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of two international motorways.
TICT has said that the number of shipping firms using its services was continuing to grow.
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