Transport

12-08-2002
Syria and Oman are planning to increase the frequency of air flights between them during talks in Damascus, tomorrow.
12-08-2002
The Syrian government has banned the import of diesel vans, in a move designed at reducing pollution in the country.
03-07-2002
Rory Black has been promoted from his post as British Airways Country Manager Jordan and Syria to become the airline's area manager for the Levant, covering operations in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.
19-06-2002
Syria and Britain have decided to increase the number of flights between them.
22-05-2002
The two gulf airlines, Emirates and Gulf Air have been granted new landing rights in Syria to allow the carriers to expand their services.
20-05-2002
The joint transport company has seen its prospects improve with a reduction of its losses by around 25 percent last year and with profits expected for this year.
06-05-2002
The Syrian national air carrier has announced that beginning this summer it will start operating two new routes to Dubaï and Casablanca from Beirut's International Airport (BIA).
29-04-2002
Hertz Syria has reduced its car rental rates throughout the country as part of an ongoing campaign to boost customer service and increase value for money.
19-04-2002
Construction of the railway linking the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli to the Syrian border has started.
12-04-2002
The Syrian-Algerian higher committee ended its meeting in Damascus yesterday with the signing of a series of agreements, in particular in the maritime transport field.
04-04-2002
BCEOM, a French engineering group, is currently carrying a feasibility study for the development of a mass transport network for the city of Damascus.
28-03-2002
British Airways is set to increase its services to Aleppo, Syria, from 01st April as part of further improvements to its Summer 2002 schedule.
25-03-2002
Syria and Iraq have signed two new agreements that aim to promote air, rail and road transport between them.
22-03-2002
The Director General of the Syrian Civil Aviation Authority (DGCAA), Hussein Mahfouz, announced that the authority recently purchased three radar systems valued at USD50 million.
10-03-2002
According to Makram Obeid, Minister of Transport, expansion works are currently carried out at Damascus International Airport to increase its capacity to five million passengers a year.

Events

BUILDEX 2020
Damascus International Fairground
Assessing the Price of Imported Goods
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