Transport

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.
01-12-2003
Etihad Airways, the new Abu-Dhabi based luxury airline company inaugurated its first flight to Damascus on 07 December.
01-11-2003
With the ambitious development plans of the two national railways operators, Syria is set to capitalize, at last, on its strategic geographic position.
01-11-2003
The first low cost Arab air carrier has inaugurated its first flight to Damascus.
01-11-2003
Syrianair has recently opened its fifth new office of the year in Sayyida Zeinab, in the outskirts of Damascus.
01-10-2003
The national air carrier, Syrian Arab Airlines is expected to make a new order for six new Airbus aircrafts.
01-07-2003
One of the most significant direct consequences of the landmark Law N°10, passed in 1991 to provide a more friendly environment to private sector investment, was the complete overhaul of the national transport sector.