Today, Wednesday, the Syrian Ministry of Transport announced the date for the return to service of Damascus International Airport after it was damaged by Israeli bombing, and the ministry said the airport will be operational from tomorrow, Thursday, June 23. 2022.
The ministry added that all air carriers can schedule their inbound and outbound flights through the airport from that date, once repairs are completed on the severely damaged runways and airport facilities resulting from the aggression.
In a statement posted on its Telegram channel, the ministry expressed its gratitude to the staff who facilitated the reopening of Damascus International Airport and its safe operation.
Following the ministry’s announcement, Syrian Airlines said flights would resume via Damascus International Airport tomorrow, Thursday.
Syrian Airlines has indicated that all booked tickets from tomorrow Thursday (June 23, 2022) are valid and their flights will operate as scheduled without any changes.
On June 10, 2022 (Friday), the Syrian government reported damage to the Damascus International Airport after it came under Israeli attack at dawn on that date.
The Syrian Ministry of Transport said in a statement that “the brutal Israeli aggression resulted in the attack on the infrastructure of Damascus International Airport and the failure of the runways, as it was damaged in more than one place and significantly, including navigation lighting.” .”