Cham Wings (43)

20-06-2017

Traffic at Syrian airports declined by more than three quarters since 2011 although it somewhat stabilized in the past two years, official data show.

06-06-2017

Starting June 21, Cham Wings will fly to Erevan connecting Armenian Syrians in the two countries.

16-05-2017

The list below includes all the Syrian individuals, entities, aircrafts and vessels that have been put under sanctions by the U.S. Administration since 2005.

09-05-2017

Fly Damas has announced that it will start a weekly route to Suleimanieh in Iraq.

11-04-2017

Syrian Arab Airlines, the national air carrier also known as Syrianair, will see its status change as the government seeks to accommodate more private companies.

21-02-2017
14-02-2017

Syrianair is adding a fourth aircraft to its fleet, a 16-year old Airbus A340.

30-01-2017

Fly Damas, one of two Syrian private airlines, has signed an agreement to help boost bilateral trade with Iraq.

03-01-2017

Cham Wings, a private airliner, Russian banking executives and Rami Makhlouf-owned companies are among 23 new entities and individuals blacklisted by the American administration.

20-12-2016

Only a week after the announcement that Aleppo Airport will resume its operations soon, flights have resumed at Lattakia’s Bassel Al-Assad airport.

30-08-2016

Syrian media are reporting that Cham Wings, a private airline, has been granted a license by the European air traffic regulator, to fly to Europe, potentially restoring air traffic between Damascus and EU countries.

30-08-2016

The airport of Qamishli, which is the only means for Syrians from the northeast to connect with the rest of the country, continued to witness significant activity in the first half of this year.

15-08-2016

Syrianair, the state-owned carrier, has rented a 20-year old Airbus plane from Iran’s Mahan Air to increase the size of its fleet that had fallen to a single aircraft.

24-05-2016

The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority has suspended for one full month the license of Cham Wings, the country’s main private sector airline.

15-03-2016

Cham Wings has announced the opening of a new route to Tehran as Syrianair sees almost all its fleet grounded.

14-12-2015

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.

07-12-2015

A second private airline, Fly Damas, has started flying in Syria.

26-10-2015

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.

05-10-2015

Cham Wings continues to expand its services and will start soon flying to Sudan.

07-09-2015

Cham Wings, Syria’s only private airline, expanded its services last week with a new weekly flight to Muscat, Oman.

17-08-2015

Traffic at Syrian airports increased 20 percent on an annual basis in the first half of this year, according to a Government official.

27-07-2015

Syria is extending its sales tax to include airplanes ticket as the treasury seeks to generate new sources of income.

20-07-2015

Cham Wings has resumed today a direct air link between Damascus and Doha.

08-06-2015

A Ukrainian company has begun flights to Lattakia airport, becoming one of the rare European airlines to fly to Syria.

18-05-2015

Passenger traffic remains strong at Qamishli Airport, which continues to benefit from the lack of security on Syrian roads.

20-04-2015

Syrianair will start flying again to Bahrain, according to a report from a local newspaper.

13-04-2015

Cham Wings, Syria’s only private airline, is starting round trips to Kuwait, the company announced in a statement.

10-11-2014

Cham Wings, a Syrian private charter airline, said that it began last week its first flight on a domestic route.

15-09-2014

Cham Wings, a private charter airline, is planning to resume operations in the next few days, betting on high demand for domestic flights, as roads remain insecure.

09-03-2011
29-03-2010

Cham Wings, Syria’s only private sector airliner, has added a thirds plane to its fleet, an Airbus A-320.

22-03-2010

Cham Wings Airlines has announced that it was increasing the frequency of its flights to Istanbul.

15-02-2010
Cham Wings Airlines, Syria’s first private sector airliner, will be expanding its fleet with a new aircraft next month. The Syria Report talks to Ossama Satea, Business Development Manager, on the company’s performance and prospects.
03-08-2009

Cham Wings Airlines has added a new 160-passenger capacity aircraft to its fleet.

 

22-06-2009

Syrian Pearl Airways, a subsidiary of Cham Holding, has suspended its operations a month after their launch.

19-04-2009

Cham Wings Airlines has announced the launch of its first scheduled flights to the Iraqi city of Najaf on April 20.

19-04-2009

Syrian Pearl Airways will launch its operations early next month, after it receives two BAE 146-300 aircrafts leased from Orion Air, a Spanish charter carrier, according to AbdelRahman Al-Attar, chairman of the company.

29-09-2008
Cham Wings Airlines has announced that it had concluded negotiations to lease two Airbus A319 aircrafts for a period of three years.
20-01-2008

The Syrian Government has granted a license to establish the first private airline company in Syria to operate scheduled flights.

14-01-2008

Following the publication of our article on Sham Wings Airlines in our January 7 edition we have received the following note from Salim Sodah, Vice President of the company.

07-01-2008
Cham Wings Airlines, a private airliner owned by Iraqi and Syrian businessmen, announced in December that it would be flying its first flight from Damascus before the end of the year.