Transport

30-08-2009
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.
03-08-2009
Cham Wings Airlines has added a new 160-passenger capacity aircraft to its fleet.
20-07-2009
Syria’s two largest ports, Lattakia and Tartous, saw their activities grow in the first half of this year.
13-07-2009
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.
29-06-2009
Gulf Air, Bahrain's national carrier, has announced that it will run flights to Aleppo starting July 2, 2009.
22-06-2009
Flydubai, Dubai's first low-cost airline, has announced that it will run daily flights to Aleppo starting July 13.
22-06-2009
Syrian Pearl Airways, a subsidiary of Cham Holding, has suspended its operations a month after their launch.
08-06-2009
Kuwait’s Wataniya Airways inaugurated its first flight to Damascus on June 3, according to a press release from the company.
01-06-2009
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.
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.

Events

Syria: Progress & Potential
BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1
Taxation in Syria
Damascus Chamber of Commerce