Transport

09-01-2018
A license has been granted to a new private airline in Syria, a local media has reported.
21-11-2017
The opening of a crossing between opposition and regime-held areas in the province of Hama has highlighted the continued economic and trade dependency of the two parties.
21-11-2017
The volume of containers handled by the Lattakia Port in the first nine months of the year has increased, mostly because of a rise in imports.
14-11-2017
Despite losing billions in the past years, Syria’s transport sector can still rely on its infrastructure that is mostly functioning.
17-10-2017
The Ministry of Transport is preparing a draft law for the establishment of a state-owned airport operator.
10-10-2017
According to a statement by the U.S. Department of Justice, three U.S.-based residents pleaded guilty on charges of exporting aviation parts to Syria despite sanctions.
15-08-2017
The Syrian government has updated its estimate for the loss incurred by its railway network, one of the largest in the Middle East.
15-08-2017
Fly Damas, one of two private airlines in Syria, has launched the country’s first cargo plane a few days before the beginning of the 59th edition of the Damascus trade fair.
07-08-2017
Syrianair plans to resume the operations of an additional aircraft in the coming months, the Minister of Transport said.
25-07-2017
Traffic at Syria’s two commercial ports of Lattakia and Tartous in the first half of this year increased compared with the same period of 2016, official data indicate.
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.
30-05-2017
The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State has destroyed dozens of bridges as Syria’s transport infrastructure has been largely affected by the war, Ali Hammoud, the Minister of Transport said.
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Syrianair has started operating a new aircraft and withdrawn another, while the U.S. Department of Justice has indicted several individuals for selling aircraft parts to it.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.

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