A new Syrian airline is seeking to lease three aircraft from Jordan as it plans to start its operations, a local media has said.
The decision by Iraqi Airways to reverse a decision to resume flights to Damascus highlights the obstacles to normalization with the Syrian authorities.
After taking control of the phosphate mines and the port of Tartous, Russia is now eyeing the Damascus International Airport.
The Syrian minister of transport has given more details on the Tartous deal with Russia, partly to deflect strong criticism coming from loyalists.
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.
Syria is set to handover to Russia the commercial port of Tartous, another major economic asset Damascus is giving away.
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.
The Lattakia Airport is planning to launch again commercial flights after a suspension of six months.
The Syrian government is planning to hand over the container terminal of the Lattakia Port to Iran, The Syria Report has learned.
Rostec, one of the largest Russian conglomerates, has said that it was looking for opportunities in the Syrian market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.