Cham Wings Airlines, the only private airline in Syria and the only one in the country that flies to Minsk, has been accused of facilitating the trafficking of Syrian, Iraqi, and Yemeni migrants to Belarus.
Profits of Syria’s state-owned hotels have increased during the first half of this year due to the depreciation of the national currency. The government has continued to develop its domestic tourism as it searches for ways to replenish its depleted state coffers with foreign currency and to encourage investment.
The state-owned Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Pakistan’s largest airline, has launched a number of special flights to Damascus for Shia citizens observing the religious holiday of Arbaeen. After over 20 years, the first PIA flight landed at the Damascus International Airport on September 18.
The United Arab Emirates has approved the resumption of direct flights to its airports by Syria’s two airlines in a boost for the country’s aviation sector that will also ease Damascus’s isolation.
A previously unknown company, Saray LLC, has won the rights to broadcast Syria’s football league for three seasons, according to local media reports.
The number of positive Covid-19 cases in government areas increased by seven percent in the past week, rising to 5,528 from 5,180 a week ago. Out of these, there are still 3,432 active cases, 1,821 recoveries, and 275 fatalities.