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Syria is a republic in south-western Asia, bordered on the north by Turkey, on the east by Iraq, on the south by Jordan and Israel, and on the west by Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea. Syria has an area of 185,180 sq km (71,498 sq mi). The capital and largest city is Damascus.

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>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline : dates are searchable using ddmmyyyy

January 7, 2017

Damascene Airways was a passenger charter services that operated out of Damascus (DAM) in the mid-2000s [added]

January 6, 2017

Syrian Wings Airlines is a proposed passenger charter carrier based at Damascus (DAM) [added]

January 6, 2017

Syrian Pearl ceased operations due to its aircraft provider, Orion,  flaunting US export regulations [status change]

Airlines

Cham Wings Airlines   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2008 - date

^ Comments :   Cham Wings Airlines was formed as Sham Wings Airlines on 09Jul2006. Lo cost scheduled services out of Damascus International Airport that started on 03Mar2008

^ Genealogy :    Sham Wings Airlines >Cham Wings Airlines

^ Airline Code : 6Q : SAW

Damascene Airways  added

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2006* - 2007

^ Comments :   Damascene Airways was a passenger charter services out of Damascus (DAM)

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

EBLA Airlines   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2016)

^ Comments :   Syrian Civil Aviation Authority issued EBLA Airlines with operator's license on 18 Aug 2016 but did not appear to start in 2016

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

FlyDamas   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2015 - date

^ Comments :   FlyDamas launched services on 10Dec2015. It started with scheduled flights to Iraq, Syria and Sudan.

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

FlySyria   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2014)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Kinda Airlines   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2014)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 2S : KJA

Orient Air   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2006* - 2007

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : OVV

Phoenician Express   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2007)

^ Comments :   Phoenician Express was founded in 2005 but did not start operations

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Sham Wings Airlines   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           2008 - 2008

^ Comments :   Cham Wings Airlines was formed as Sham Wings Airlines on 09Jul2006. Lo cost scheduled services out of Damascus International Airport that started on 03Mar2008

^ Genealogy :    Sham Wings Airlines >Cham Wings Airlines

^ Airline Code :  

Syrian Airways   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1947 - 1960

^ Comments :   Syrian Airways was formed in 1946 as an international and regional passenger and cargo airline. Renamed to Syrianair and then to Syrian Arab Air Lines

^ Genealogy :    Syrian Airways > Syrianair >Syrian Arab Air Lines

^ Airline Code :  

Syrian Arab Air Lines (Syrianair)   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           1961 - date

^ Comments :   Syrian Arab Air Lines was formed as a successor to privately-owned Syrian Airways. Operations started on 30Jun1961

^ Genealogy :    Syrian Arab Air Lines

^ Airline Code : RB : SYR

Syrian Pearl   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2009 - 2012*

^ Comments :   Syrian Pearl Airlines was incorporated by Presidential Decree No 5 in 2008 to perform scheduled flight operations. On 03May2009, it had its first flight from International Damascus Airport bound for Aleppo. The airline was using aircraft supplied by Orion of Spain. The Orion - Syrian Pearl Airlines deal was subject to US Department of Commerce on-going investigation and subsequent action since it was first announced covering breach of US export regulations, denying "Export Privileges", hence effectively grounding Syrian Pearl Airlines

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : PSB

Syrian Wings Airlines  added

^ Status :          Planned

^ Dates :           2017 >

^ Comments :   Syrian Wings Airlines is a proposed passenger charter carrier based at Damascus (DAM)

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

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