Cham Wings (60)

27-11-2018

The list below includes all the Syrian individuals, entities, aircrafts and vessels that have been put under sanctions by the U.S. Administration since 2005.

20-11-2018

The Lebanese government has reportedly decided to refrain from supplying jet fuel to Syrian and Iranian airlines landing on the Beirut International Airport, in compliance with American sanctions.

13-11-2018

Syrianair has been invited to attend a pan-Arab air transport event for the first time since the beginning of the uprising, a symbolic gesture from other Arab countries.

06-11-2018

The Central Bank of Iraq has frozen the assets of Syria’s two main airlines, potentially compromising a normalization of the economic and trade ties between the two countries.

04-09-2018

The Ministry of Transport has issued the new regulations pertaining to the licensing of airlines, which seem designed to protect existing companies, including Cham Wings.

21-08-2018

Cham Wings has launched a new service to Amman which highlights the warming of the relations between the two countries.

02-07-2018

Georgia has banned Syrian airlines from flying over its airspace after Damascus recognized as independent states two Georgian breakaway regions, extending the duration of flights between Moscow and Damascus.

19-06-2018

Syrianair has signed a contract with an Iranian company to repair part of its fleet while Cham Wings has been authorized to provide direct flights to the United Arab Emirates.

12-06-2018

Syrianair and Cham Wings have entered into a codeshare agreement on their flights to Moscow, the first such type of deals involving Syrian airlines.

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.

22-05-2018

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

01-05-2018

The Ministry of Transport has issued new procedures for the licensing of airlines, which could already remove a player from the market.

10-04-2018

Samer Foz is continuing to expand the scope of his activities as he sets-up a private airline and becomes the agent of a global commercial vehicles manufacturer.

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.

09-01-2018

A license has been granted to a new private airline in Syria, a local media has reported.

16-08-2017
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.

09-05-2017

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

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.

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.

03-01-2017

Cham Wings, a private airliner, Russian banking executives and Rami Makhlouf-owned companies are among 23 new entities and individuals blacklisted by the American administration.

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.

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.

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.

15-08-2016

Syrianair, the state-owned carrier, has rented a 20-year old Airbus plane from Iran’s Mahan Air to increase the size of its fleet that had fallen to a single aircraft.

24-05-2016

The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority has suspended for one full month the license of Cham Wings, the country’s main private sector airline.

15-03-2016

Cham Wings has announced the opening of a new route to Tehran as Syrianair sees almost all its fleet grounded.

14-12-2015

The fleet of Syrianair is down to as little as two planes as the Government appears reluctant to disburse funds to repair the company’s planes.

07-12-2015

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

26-10-2015

The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority has provided data on airport traffic and on the performance of Syrianair, the national carrier, in the last two years.

05-10-2015

Cham Wings continues to expand its services and will start soon flying to Sudan.

07-09-2015

Cham Wings, Syria’s only private airline, expanded its services last week with a new weekly flight to Muscat, Oman.

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.

27-07-2015

Syria is extending its sales tax to include airplanes ticket as the treasury seeks to generate new sources of income.

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.

20-04-2015

Syrianair will start flying again to Bahrain, according to a report from a local newspaper.

13-04-2015

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

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.

09-03-2011
29-03-2010

Cham Wings, Syria’s only private sector airliner, has added a thirds plane to its fleet, an Airbus A-320.