Transport

10-01-2005
Menajet, a low-cost air carrier has launched twice-weekly flights from Beirut to Aleppo.
01-11-2004
The Syrian Ministry of Transport (MOT) has asked developers to submit offers to build road projects on a BOT (Build Operate Transfer) basis for the first time in Syria.
01-11-2004
Syrianair has issued a tender for the purchase of seven new planes, including one optional.
01-10-2004
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.
01-08-2004
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.
01-07-2004
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.
01-07-2004
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.
01-06-2004
Etihad Airways (EA), the new Abu-Dhabi based luxury airline company is adding an additional flight to Damascus raising its weekly total to 4.
01-06-2004
Cyprus Airways has made an official demand to rent eight planes from Syrianair.
01-06-2004
Karl-Heinz Daehre, Transport Minister of Saxony Province, announced during a visit to Damascus that Lufthansa was soon to resume its flights to Syria.
01-06-2004
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.
01-05-2004
Syrianair, the national air carrier, is opening new routes starting June 1st, 2004.
01-04-2004
The transport sector continues to witness significant investments. Air traffic is set to increase with new airports and growing capacity.
01-03-2004
The national air carrier has been allowed to offer its services in joint-venture with private sector companies.
01-03-2004
The new low cost airline is adding a new destination in Syria to its schedule.

Events

Investment Facilities at the Industrial City of Adra
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
Syria: Progress & Potential
BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1