yrian Arab Airlines to buy 10 civilian aircraft "Antonov".
The Cabinet approved the Syrian contract in which the national carrier Syrian Arab Airlines will acquire 10 civilian aircraft at the Ukrainian aircraft company "Antonov," the agency SANA.
Information about the type of aircraft and the cost of the contract has not been disclosed.
Currently, Syrian Arab Airlines flies from being in a state of civil war in Syria only Arab countries, Armenia, Iraq and Russia. Because of allegations of state terrorism in the United States in 2004 imposed sanctions on Syria, which, inter alia, prohibit the entry of Syrian aircraft in U.S. airspace. In 2012, the Syrian aircraft landing in their territory forbade European Union.