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20-03-2019

A full breakdown of Syria's 2019 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.

12-03-2019

Syria’s unrelenting energy crisis is pushing the government to try various solutions, including new supplies from the northeast and more import licenses to private investors.

23-01-2019

Three Gulf airlines are planning for a potential resumption of their flights to Damascus and would add to the three only international companies still flying to the Syrian capital. Here is a status of the airlines flying, and planning to fly, to and from Damascus.

02-10-2018

In an update on its operations, the Syrian Petroleum Company says that various oil fields restarted production this year across the country.

31-07-2018

An opposition development fund financed by western countries has announced that it was supporting, for the first time, projects in northeast Syria.

04-06-2018
29-05-2018

A Syrian official has said that flights between Lattakia and Sharjah were resuming, highlighting the intermittent use of the airport since the intervention of the Russian army in the conflict.

29-05-2018

This table provides data on passenger traffic at Syria's five civilian airports between 2010 and 2016.

22-05-2018

Cham Wings has announced that it will start flying to Moscow from next month.

10-05-2018

A full breakdown of Syria's 2018 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.

10-04-2018

A British petroleum company has confirmed that oil continues to be extracted from its fields in northern Syria despite western sanctions.

29-01-2018

Syria’s two main airlines have announced an increase in the size of their operating fleets as they repair old planes and lease others from the market.

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.

12-09-2017

The success by the Syrian regime and the various militias affiliated to it last week in breaking the siege of Deir-ez-Zor could pave the way for important long-term economic benefits.

08-08-2017

The volume of wheat purchased by the Syrian government from its farmers will fall sharply again this year, an official has said.

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

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

09-05-2017

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

25-04-2017

A scheduled bus trip has reportedly been launched between Qamishli and Damascus for the first time in four years, linking again the Iraqi border with the Mediterranean.

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.

08-11-2016

Syria’s seed cotton harvest is set to remain at a record low level for the second year in a row.

18-10-2016

Syria’s Kurds are launching a university in the city of Qamishli, the second in the space of one year.

18-10-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian daily Komsomolskaya Pravda on October 14, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

27-09-2016

The Syrian government has sent two of its members to Hassakeh as a means of reaffirming its bid for influence in the northeastern province.

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

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.

23-08-2016

The outburst of violence in the city of Hassakeh between the Syrian regime and the YPG, the armed branch of the Kurdish PYD, has ended with an agreement today that will apparently lead to the withdrawal of all forces affiliated with the Syrian regime, a move that has significant consequences on the political scene as well as on the governance of Syria’s northeast.

04-07-2016

The following is a short profile of the members of the Syrian Government appointed on July 03, 2016.

26-04-2016

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

22-03-2016

The Kurdish Democratic Union Party announced on Thursday 17 March the establishment of a federal region in northeast Syria in a meeting held in the oil rich town of Rumeilan.

26-01-2016

Growing in assertiveness, the Kurdish Self-Administration Democratic Authority in north-eastern Syria has issued in the past two years more than 40 different laws including investment regulations, the imposition of customs fees and the commemoration through a public holiday of the arrest of Abdallah Ocalan.

26-01-2016

UPDATED: Russian forces are considering using another Syrian airport, Qamishli’s, for their aerial operations against the Syrian opposition, according to a monitoring group.

07-12-2015

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

21-09-2015

The PYD, which manages the now semi-autonomous northeastern parts of Syria, has issued a law confiscating the properties of residents who left the region, a measure that will mainly impact Christians.

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.

13-04-2015

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

22-01-2015

Syria’s air transport regulator confirmed that its revenues declined significantly last year as most international airlines rerouted away from Syrian airspace.

08-12-2014

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

24-11-2014

Syria’s Kurdish regions are producing an average of 40,000 barrels of crude oil per day, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

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.

30-06-2014

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

08-04-2014

The airport of Qamishli in Syria’s northeast continues to witness relatively strong traffic, as the country’s roads remain insecure.