Transport

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.
08-01-2019
Airline traffic to Damascus is likely to increase in the next weeks and months as Gulf countries rebuild ties with the Syrian government.
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.
29-10-2018
The volume of containers handled by the Lattakia Port increased in the first nine months of this year, official data show.
09-10-2018
Russian Railways, a state entity, has said that it was looking for opportunities to develop Syria’s railway network and infrastructure.

Events

Syria: Progress & Potential
BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1
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