Transport

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Syrianair has started operating a new aircraft and withdrawn another, while the U.S. Department of Justice has indicted several individuals for selling aircraft parts to it.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

Events

Reconstruct Expo
Dama Rose Hotel
Syria: Progress & Potential
BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1