Transport

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.
08-10-2012
Syria’s rail network is entirely out of service, Syria’s PM has said.
10-09-2012
Syrianair is adding Amman to its flight schedule and increasing its flights to Beirut as sanctions by the EU and other western countries prevent it from flying to many of its traditional destinations.
03-09-2012
Etihad Airways has become the latest international carrier to suspend its flights to Damascus.
27-08-2012
Damascus Cargo Village reported a 35 percent decline in revenues in the first half of this year compared to the same period of 2011.

Events

City View 2011 - Damascus
Four Seasons Hotel
Syria: Progress & Potential
BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1