Syrianair has signed a contract with an Iranian company to repair part of its fleet while Cham Wings has been authorized to provide direct flights to the United Arab Emirates.
Syrianair and Cham Wings have entered into a codeshare agreement on their flights to Moscow, the first such type of deals involving Syrian airlines.
A Syrian official has said that flights between Lattakia and Sharjah were resuming, highlighting the intermittent use of the airport since the intervention of the Russian army in the conflict.
The Aleppo Free Provincial Council has announced the relaunch of a public transport service in areas under its control.
Cham Wings has announced that it will start flying to Moscow from next month.
The withdrawal of rebel forces from their pocket north of Homs is going to ease the transport of goods and passengers in central Syria.
The Ministry of Transport has issued new procedures for the licensing of airlines, which could already remove a player from the market.
Syria’s two main ports of Tartous and Lattakia witnessed increased activity in 2017 on the back of growing imports.
Syria’s two main airlines have announced an increase in the size of their operating fleets as they repair old planes and lease others from the market.
A license has been granted to a new private airline in Syria, a local media has reported.
The opening of a crossing between opposition and regime-held areas in the province of Hama has highlighted the continued economic and trade dependency of the two parties.
The volume of containers handled by the Lattakia Port in the first nine months of the year has increased, mostly because of a rise in imports.
Despite losing billions in the past years, Syria’s transport sector can still rely on its infrastructure that is mostly functioning.
The Ministry of Transport is preparing a draft law for the establishment of a state-owned airport operator.
According to a statement by the U.S. Department of Justice, three U.S.-based residents pleaded guilty on charges of exporting aviation parts to Syria despite sanctions.


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