Transport

17-04-2006
Syrianair, the national state-owned air carrier, carried a total of 1.220 million passengers in 2005, according to Nashaat Numair, the company’s General Manager and Chairman of the Board of Directors.
03-04-2006
The Syrian Railways Corporation has recorded profits of SYP 86.55 million (USD 1.66 million) in 2005 from a loss of SYP 50 000 in 2004.
18-03-2006
Jazeera Airways, a new low-cost airliner has announced that it would be launching direct flights from Kuwait city, where it is based, to Aleppo.
05-03-2006
3 million passengers used Syrian airports in 2005, according to preliminary figures from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation published in al-Thawra.
17-01-2006
Revenues of the Hijaz Railway Organization (HRO) generated revenues of SYP 220 million (USD 4 million) in 2005. This was 10 percent over the planned income figure of SYP 200 million.
17-01-2006
The volume of goods that are handled by Syria’s two main container ports continued to increase at a significant pace.
05-01-2006
Syria's Transport Ministry signed a contract with the Chinese Zijan Timis Company whereby 600 buses will be imported to the country.
02-12-2005
Damascus will have to wait before it can have its first innercity transport network after the Syrian government rejected the monorail project put forward by Malaysia’s Mtrans.
15-11-2005
The port of Tartous is expected to handle 11.7 million tons for the whole of 2005, from 9.8 million tons last year, according to the Minister of Transport Makram Obeid. In the first nine months of this year total volume handled had already reached 9.7 ...
15-11-2005
Syrianair occupancy rate went up to 95 percent for the first nine months of the year 2005, according to Director General Nashaat Numeir.
01-10-2005
Syrian Arab Airlines is planning to rent planes in order to increase capacity and meet increasing demand, according to the Director General of the company, Nashaat Numayr.
01-10-2005
The Syrian government issued for the first time a license to an air transport company fully owned by the private sector to operate in Syria.
15-09-2005
The total lengths of motorways in Syria should double to a total of 2,300 kms at the end of the coming 5-year plan from 1,100 kms at the moment, according to Makram Obeid Minister of Transport.
02-07-2005
The Hijaz Railways Corporation (HRC), one of the two operators of the Syrian Railways network, has awarded a contract to Lebanon’s Rock Wall Company (RWC) for the building of a dual lane electric rail link between Damascus International Airport a...
16-06-2005
The 2004 income of Tartous port stood at SYP 2.585bn (USD 48.7m) in 2004, according to Zaki Nagib, DG of the Tartous Port Company.

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