Transport

20-01-2008
The Syrian Government has granted a license to establish the first private airline company in Syria to operate scheduled flights.
14-01-2008
Following the publication of our article on Sham Wings Airlines in our January 7 edition we have received the following note from Salim Sodah, Vice President of the company.
14-01-2008
Sama, a Saudi-based low-fare airline, has announced that it would start servicing Aleppo International Airport from January 13.
07-01-2008
Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd has won a contract to rehabilitate and upgrade the existing passenger terminal building, road, car parks and parking apron at Damascus International Airport.
07-01-2008
Cham Wings Airlines, a private airliner owned by Iraqi and Syrian businessmen, announced in December that it would be flying its first flight from Damascus before the end of the year.
03-12-2007
The number of cars registered in Damascus this year until November 26 grew at an annual rate of 20 percent.
19-11-2007
Oman Air, the national airline of Oman, has announced that it had appointed Julia Dumna as General Sales Agent in Syria.
19-11-2007
Syria ranked 135 out of 150 countries in the world in the Logistics Performance Index released by the World Bank.
12-11-2007
Tartous International Container Terminal has announced that it had started commercial operations on October 28.
21-10-2007
Passengers’ traffic at Syrian airports reached 3.485 million in 2006, an annual increase of 10.5 percent.
01-10-2007
BMI has become the only British air carrier operating flights between Syria and the UK, following its purchase of BMED.
24-09-2007
Tartous International Container Terminal (TICT) has announced that it was about to start operations after having finalized all necessary legal requirements.
13-09-2007
The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has accepted to extend a new concessionary loan of KWD 6 million (USD 20 million) for the building of the Hassakeh-Deir-ez-Zor road in north east Syria.
06-08-2007
The General Authority for Maritime Transport, known as SYRIAMAR, has contracted to purchase a German-made commercial ship at a cost of EUR 20.5 million.
06-08-2007
Turkey and Syria’s railways companies are setting-up a joint USD 30 million company.

Events

EDU 2011 Aleppo
Sheraton Hotel Aleppo
Syrian International Microfinance & Banking Exhibition 2015
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