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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
The Hijaz Railways Corporation has joined the International Union of Railways (UIC according to its French acronym).
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.
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.
Etihad Airways, the new Abu-Dhabi based luxury airline company inaugurated its first flight to Damascus on 07 December.
With the ambitious development plans of the two national railways operators, Syria is set to capitalize, at last, on its strategic geographic position.
The first low cost Arab air carrier has inaugurated its first flight to Damascus.
Syrianair has recently opened its fifth new office of the year in Sayyida Zeinab, in the outskirts of Damascus.
The national air carrier, Syrian Arab Airlines is expected to make a new order for six new Airbus aircrafts.
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.
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