Transport

04-06-2019
A new Syrian airline is seeking to lease three aircraft from Jordan as it plans to start its operations, a local media has said.
22-05-2019
The decision by Iraqi Airways to reverse a decision to resume flights to Damascus highlights the obstacles to normalization with the Syrian authorities.
22-05-2019
After taking control of the phosphate mines and the port of Tartous, Russia is now eyeing the Damascus International Airport.
30-04-2019
The Syrian minister of transport has given more details on the Tartous deal with Russia, partly to deflect strong criticism coming from loyalists.
24-04-2019
The Ministry of Transport has said that it has accepted a request from Qatari authorities to allow Qatar Airways to fly over Syrian territory again.
23-04-2019
Syria is set to handover to Russia the commercial port of Tartous, another major economic asset Damascus is giving away.
17-04-2019
The Ministry of Transport has cancelled exemptions that benefitted Saudi and Emirati trucks crossing Syria, dealing an additional blow to efforts aimed at restoring ties with the Gulf.
19-03-2019
The Lattakia Airport is planning to launch again commercial flights after a suspension of six months.
12-03-2019
The Syrian government is planning to hand over the container terminal of the Lattakia Port to Iran, The Syria Report has learned.
27-02-2019
Rostec, one of the largest Russian conglomerates, has said that it was looking for opportunities in the Syrian market.
13-02-2019
Al-Ahliah Transport has reported an increase in its revenues last year, reflecting the continuing improvement in the security situation in most of the western part of the country.
06-02-2019
A Jordanian official delegation held talks in Syria late January to discuss the resumption of flights between Amman and Damascus, the Petra news agency reported.
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.
15-01-2019
Updated on January 23, 2019 - An explanation for the decline in revenues has been added. Data from Syria’s two main ports indicate a small increase in their traffic last year.
15-01-2019
DP World says that it is establishing what it calls a trade corridor between Dubai and Syria to ease transport between the UAE and the Mediterranean.