Syrianair resumed on Wednesday its flights to Cairo as Egypt announced that it had eased again the requirements imposed on Syrians to enter its territory.
Syrianair has signed a contract with a new computer reservation system following its removal from the SITA network.
Syrianair has been cut off from the SITA network, which provides reservation and other services to air carriers.
The government has named a number of new managers and officials at the ministry of transport and in the companies affiliated to it.
Lebanese transit trucks have been allowed to cross into Syria after being blocked for 47 days, The Daily Star reported.
Russia’s Rosaviatsia has become the latest aviation agency to ban flights of its aircrafts above Syrian grounds.
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.
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.
For the second year in a row, Al-Ahliah Transport, one of Syria’s largest transport companies, has reported a steep decline in activity.
The market for new cars in Damascus dropped dramatically last year according to the city’s transport directorate.
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.
Traffic at Syria’s two commercial maritime ports fell sharply last year, according to the Deputy Minister of Transport.
ICTSI, the operator of one of Syria’s two commercial maritime ports, is pulling out of the country, citing the rising violence.
The clashes that forced the Damascus International Airport to close down for the week-end will likely have long-term effect on its operations.
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