Transport

28-05-2007
Activity at Syrian ports continued to rise rapidly, according to data published by the Ports of Lattakia and Tartous
30-04-2007
SYSTRA has won the contract to conduct the feasibility study for the first subway line in Damascus. The value of the contract stands at EUR 2.5 million and SYSTRA should need around 18 months to complete it
26-02-2007
Mohamed Abdulmohsin Kharafi and Sons of Kuwait (Kharafi) has started operations of Syria’s first radio taxi project in Damascus known as Star Taxi.
19-02-2007
Syrianair’s revenues reached SYP 11.47 billion (USD 225 million) in 2006, an annual growth of 4.3 percent, according to SANA, the state news agency
12-02-2007
The Syrian Ministry of Transport has asked Russia's Ilyushin Finance Company (IFC) to build a repair and service center for Ilyushin jets in Syria as a condition for Syrianair to finalize the purchase deal with the Russian company.
05-02-2007
Syrianair has announced that it would stop flying to four destinations in Asia and the Middle East. The four cities are Delhi, Bombay, Tunis and Manama (Bahrain)
15-01-2007
The Port of Lattakia has seen a growth in activity last year according to preliminary figures from the port’s authority
08-01-2007
Activity at the port of Tartous remained stable last year according to preliminary statistics from the port’s authority and published in al-Thawra
04-12-2006
Air Arabia is launching today its first flight to the city of Lattakia.
27-11-2006
ICTSI and the General Port of Tartous have formally signed the contract granting the Philippine company a 10-year concession, extendable five more years, to manage the container terminal of the Syrian port
27-11-2006
Syria's first ever maritime chamber was officially set up on November 23 in the coastal city of Lattakia.
20-11-2006
Syria, Jordan and Saudi Arabia are in the first stages of reviving the old Hijaz railway line after the signature of an agreement between a Syrian-based company, Balkees Real Estate, Industrial and Commercial Investment Company, and the Hijaz Railways ...
20-11-2006
Transtour, an important local tourism and transport operator, is being dissolved.
22-09-2006
Syrianair, the national air carrier will be joining before the end of the year the Arabesk Group.
22-09-2006
Syria’s largest cities should witness next year the most dramatic change in decades in their public transportation system.

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