According to data from the head of the Traffic Directorate in Damascus, half of all car accidents that occured last year in Syria were in Damascus.
Data from the Ports of Tartous and Lattakia for the first quarter of this year show a small increase in container traffic and a decline in bulk cargo.
The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority has obtained a court order seizing the funds of a former Malaysian contractor.
Cham Wings has announced the opening of a new route to Tehran as Syrianair sees almost all its fleet grounded.
The Ministry of Transport has decided to reduce by 25 percent the fees collected by the country’s maritime ports starting the beginning of this year.
The fleet of Syrianair is down to as little as two planes as the Government appears reluctant to disburse funds to repair the company’s planes.
A second private airline, Fly Damas, has started flying in Syria.
The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority has provided data on airport traffic and on the performance of Syrianair, the national carrier, in the last two years.
All international flights to and from Lattakia Airport have been stopped, the Syrian Ministry of Transport has said.
Data from Syria’s two main maritime ports confirm the annual decline in traffic.
Cham Wings continues to expand its services and will start soon flying to Sudan.
A week after it effectively cut the Homs motorway, an opposition group has announced free passage for civilians during day hours.
Cham Wings, Syria’s only private airline, expanded its services last week with a new weekly flight to Muscat, Oman.
Traffic at Syrian airports increased 20 percent on an annual basis in the first half of this year, according to a Government official.
The U.S. Administration blacklist of Syrian companies now includes a number of state entities in the shipping and maritime industry.


Taxation in Syria
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
Investment Facilities at the Industrial City of Adra
Damascus Chamber of Commerce