Transport

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.
23-07-2007
Royal Jordanian will start to operate a weekly direct freight service to Damascus from Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) every Tuesday starting July 24.
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