Transport

07-03-2011
The number of vehicles registered in Syria stood at 2,051,977, including 838 thousand passenger cars, at the end of 2010, according to the Ministry of Transport.
07-03-2011
Syrian Railways has issued a tender to conduct repair works on the tunnels over the Aleppo-Lattakia railway link.
31-01-2011
The containers’ traffic at the Port of Lattakia declined 5.6 percent last year in line with the decrease in bulk trade.
24-01-2011
Syrian Railways has issued a tender for a study to operate dry ports in the country’s three main industrial cities of Adra, Hessia and Sheikh Najjar.
23-01-2011
Syrianair, the country’s embattled national carrier, has issued a tender for the restructuring of its operations.
10-01-2011
Bulk trade marked a slight slowdown in the two ports of Lattakia and Tartous last year, according to the Ministry of Transport.
27-12-2010
Syrianair has signed a contract to refurbish its two ageing Boeing 747 planes with AlSalam Aircraft, a Saudi-based Boeing subsidiary, according to a local daily.
27-12-2010
The Syrian Government has issued a tender for the evaluation of the pre-qualifications bids for the development of the two strategic north-south and east-west motorways.
20-12-2010
The number of containers handled by the Port of Tartous increased by 16 percent on a year-on-year basis as at the end of September.
29-11-2010
Naji Otri, Syria’s PM, inaugurated on November 28 the new 102 km motorway linking the two eastern cities of Deir-ez-Zor and Hassakeh.
15-11-2010
Qatar Airways will be the latest airliner to fly to Aleppo, according to a statement from the company.
24-10-2010
Qatar Airways has signed an open sky agreement with the Syrian Civil Aviation Authority, the first such agreement signed by Syria.
11-10-2010
Qatari Diar, the real estate development arm of the Qatari Government, will build and manage 13 underground car parks in Damascus starting next year, according to Nassouh Nabulsi of the Damascus Governorate.
27-09-2010
The Syrian Prime Minister, Naji Otri, inaugurated last week the completion of works in a tunnel that will ease traffic congestion in the Kafer Sousseh district of Damascus.
09-08-2010
The Ministry of Transport has released half year figures for various sectors of the transport industry.

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