Syrianair is increasing its fleet following a decision by its board to purchase seven new planes. The order is the first important decision of its newly-set independent Board of Directors.
The new airliner is expected to carry 500,000 passengers by the end of its fifth year of operations. It will use Mazzeh airport as its main hub and headquarters.
Ukraine's Antonov ANTK, the designer and manufacturer of Antonov cargo and passenger aircrafts is seeking to sell to Syria its 50-passenger AN-140 planes.
Aleppo's airport is expected to increase significantly its traffic after a number of new airliners, particularly from the Gulf countries, have announced the opening of new routes towards that city.
Etihad Airways (EA), the new Abu-Dhabi based luxury airline company is adding an additional flight to Damascus raising its weekly total to 4.
Cyprus Airways has made an official demand to rent eight planes from Syrianair.
Karl-Heinz Daehre, Transport Minister of Saxony Province, announced during a visit to Damascus that Lufthansa was soon to resume its flights to Syria.
Syrianair's 2003 income grew to SYP 8.6 billion (USD 171 million), according to Nashaat al-Numeir, its new Director-General and head of its Board of Directors.
Syrianair, the national air carrier, is opening new routes starting June 1st, 2004.
The transport sector continues to witness significant investments. Air traffic is set to increase with new airports and growing capacity.
The national air carrier has been allowed to offer its services in joint-venture with private sector companies.
The new low cost airline is adding a new destination in Syria to its schedule.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has awarded Denmark's Kampsax a six-month contract to provide support for the restructuring of Tartous Port General Company (TPGC) during the EUR 100-million project to upgrade the port, according to Middle East engin...
According to a study from ESCWA (the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia), the three countries of Lebanon, Jordan and Syria could save up to USD 850 million between them in the five years ending 2007 should they facilitate th...
The Hijaz Railways Corporation invited consultants to bid for an estimated USD 1 million contract to carry out a study for a railway line between the station of al-Qadam and Damascus international airport, according to MEED.
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