Transport

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.
01-03-2004
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has awarded Denmark's Kampsax a six-month contract to provide support for the restructuring of Tartous Port General Company (TPGC) during the EUR 100-million project to upgrade the port, according to Middle East engin...
01-02-2004
According to a study from ESCWA (the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia), the three countries of Lebanon, Jordan and Syria could save up to USD 850 million between them in the five years ending 2007 should they facilitate th...
01-02-2004
The Hijaz Railways Corporation invited consultants to bid for an estimated USD 1 million contract to carry out a study for a railway line between the station of al-Qadam and Damascus international airport, according to MEED.
01-02-2004
Royal Jordanian Wings (RJW) is going to service Aleppo from Amman twice a week within a few months, according to Ahed Qantar, CEO of RJW. RJW is the charter subsidiary of Royal Jordanian, the Jordanian national air carrier.
01-01-2004
Lufthansa, the German air carrier, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Syrian Arab Airlines (Syrianair) to conduct an assessment of the current state of the national air carrier and of the Syrian civil aviation sector in general.
01-01-2004
After inaugurating its first flight to Damascus in October last year, Arabian Airlines, the first low cost Arab air carrier will now fly to Aleppo.
01-01-2004
The Hijaz Railways Corporation has joined the International Union of Railways (UIC according to its French acronym).
01-12-2003
For the first time since the US-led invasion of Iraq in March 2003, the passenger train service between Aleppo and Mossul (northern Iraq) resumed its services on 21 November.
01-12-2003
Makram Obeid, Minister of Transport, announced that expansion works would be carried out on Mazzeh Airport, Damascus' other, and smaller, airport, starting next year, acording to Teshreen.