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20-06-2017

The following tables provide various data on passenger and goods air transport in Syria in the past decade.

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.

23-05-2017

A full breakdown of Syria's 2017 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.

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.

02-05-2017

In this 2,500-word factsheet, we provide an overview of Syria’s economic and financial relations with Russia.

18-04-2017

Syrianair has started operating a new aircraft and withdrawn another, while the U.S. Department of Justice has indicted several individuals for selling aircraft parts to it.

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.

27-02-2017

The Syrian government, which is largely isolated from western countries, continues to try to build economic ties with other countries, although, six years after the beginning of the uprising, the impact of these efforts is hardly successful.

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.

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.

13-12-2016

The Syrian government is planning to reopen the Aleppo Airport years after it was closed.

20-09-2016

Syrianair has begun flying a third aircraft and is preparing to operate a fourth in the coming weeks, the minister of transport said.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

18-05-2015

Syrianair has reportedly managed to buy, through friendly countries, new engines for one of its Airbus aircrafts.

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.

02-03-2015

The fleet of Syrianair, the country’s national airline, is down to four planes after the grounding of an Airbus plane for engine failure, according to local reports.

23-02-2015

The Syrian national airline has reported profits in its activity last year as it continues to fly to several destinations in and out of the country.

08-12-2014

Syrianair transported more than 20,000 passengers on its international flights last month, official data show.

03-11-2014

Syria’s income from air traffic has declined by almost three quarters year-on-year as most international companies have rerouted their flight plans.

25-08-2014

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration banned on August 18 all American airlines from flying over Syria.

30-06-2014

Syrianair has announced that its safety accreditation has been renewed by IATA.

21-04-2014

Syria has repaired two of its civilian aircrafts in Iran, according to local press reports.

24-03-2014

A new Syrian private airliner will start flying a daily round trip from Damascus to Kuwait starting March 30.

10-03-2014

Syrian Airlines is going to resume regular flights between Damascus and Aleppo, a spokesman of the company said.

24-02-2014

Syria’s transport industry lost some 61 billion Syrian pounds from the conflict according to the Minister of Transport.

18-11-2013

Syrianair has suspended all its flights to Egypt, the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority has announced.

22-07-2013

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.

08-07-2013

Syrianair has signed a contract with a new computer reservation system following its removal from the SITA network.

24-06-2013

Syrianair has been cut off from the SITA network, which provides reservation and other services to air carriers.

10-06-2013

The government has named a number of new managers and officials at the ministry of transport and in the companies affiliated to it.

20-05-2013

The US Treasury froze last week the assets of Syrianair, among several other entities and individuals it has blacklisted.

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.

22-10-2012

The European Union has amended its blacklist of Syrian individuals and entities and issued new restrictions on Syrianair and on arms trade.

15-10-2012

The forced landing of a Syrian commercial plane in Turkey last week has heightened tensions among the two countries and led to a twin airspace ban that will disrupt further Syria’s international transport links.

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.