Transport

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
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