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


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