Transport

10-06-2013
The government has named a number of new managers and officials at the ministry of transport and in the companies affiliated to it.
13-05-2013
Lebanese transit trucks have been allowed to cross into Syria after being blocked for 47 days, The Daily Star reported.
06-05-2013
Russia’s Rosaviatsia has become the latest aviation agency to ban flights of its aircrafts above Syrian grounds.
09-04-2013
Some 51,000 containers transited through the two ports of Lattakia and Tartous in the first quarter of this year, a marked decline from last year.
02-04-2013
A government committee has completed the preliminary field works required for the establishment of an airport near the city of Tartous, according to local news outlets.
01-04-2013
For the second year in a row, Al-Ahliah Transport, one of Syria’s largest transport companies, has reported a steep decline in activity.
25-03-2013
The Ministry of Transport has announced that it was going ahead with a deal to purchase ten Ukrainian-made Antonov planes to expand the fleet of Syrianair.
04-03-2013
Royal Jordanian is changing the route of its flights between Beirut and Amman in order to avoid the Syrian airspace.
14-02-2013
The market for new cars in Damascus dropped dramatically last year according to the city’s transport directorate.
30-01-2013
The Syrian government has increased the cost of passenger and goods transport in the wake of the recent rise in the cost of gas oil.
14-01-2013
Traffic at Syria’s two commercial maritime ports fell sharply last year, according to the Deputy Minister of Transport.
31-12-2012
ICTSI, the operator of one of Syria’s two commercial maritime ports, is pulling out of the country, citing the rising violence.
03-12-2012
The clashes that forced the Damascus International Airport to close down for the week-end will likely have long-term effect on its operations.
09-11-2012
The volume of freight in Tartous Port declined some 27 percent in the first ten months of the year, according to estimates from the Ministry of Transport.
29-10-2012
Damascus Cargo Village posted a decline of 31 percent in its revenues and a sharper reduction of 60 percent in its profits for the first nine months of this year.

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