Transport

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.
09-05-2017
Fly Damas has announced that it will start a weekly route to Suleimanieh in Iraq.
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Syrianair has started operating a new aircraft and withdrawn another, while the U.S. Department of Justice has indicted several individuals for selling aircraft parts to it.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.
28-03-2017
Western airlines are planning a resumption of flights to and through Syria, the Minister of Transport has said, although the prospects of this happening any time soon appear remote.
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.
30-01-2017
The expected takeover by Iran of one of Syria’s ports has not yet materialised as traffic remained stable in the two ports of Lattakia and Tartous.
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.

Events

Damascus Scientific Pharmaceutical Days
Dama Rose Damascus Hotel
Syria: Progress & Potential
BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1