Transport

14-06-2011
The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority is seeking bids for a baggage handling system in Damascus International Airport.
08-05-2011
The number of  deaths from car accidents decreased last year in Syria, according to the Ministry of Transport.
18-04-2011
Container volume handled by the TICT, the company managing the Tartous terminal remained stable last year at 62,722 TEUs last year, according to data published by TICT’s mother company.
17-03-2011
The Ministry of Transport has issued new rules regulating the car rental industry, a sector that was until then very loosely regulated.
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.