Cham Wings Airlines is a Syrian airline operating scheduled carrier services from its base at Damascus International airport (DAM) to destinations in the Middle East and North Africa. The airline is a privately owned by Issam Shammout, a businessman whose family own the Syrian car dealership, Shammout Groups.
Cham Wings Airlines was founded in July 2007 and gained its Aircraft Operator Certificate (AOC) the following year on September 2008. However, Cham Wings Airlines was only allowed to operate non scheduled charter flights by order of the Syrian Civil Aviation Authority. The airline flew its inaugural flight in 2008 with a service between Damascus International Airport (DAM) and Baghdad International Airport (BGW). In 2012 the airline terminated its operations following the unrest in Syria. In 2014, Cham Wings Airlines gained a certificate to operate scheduled passenger flights, the airline became the second Syrian carrier to offer scheduled after Syrian Air. The airline then resumed its operations to fly to destinations in the middle east including Beirut, Baghdad, Qamishli and Kuwait. In 2018, the airlines transported Syrian refugees in Germany from Munich to Damascus and back.
Cham Wings Airlines consists of entirely Airbus aircraft, with the majority of its fleet being made up of 4 Airbus A320-200s.
Cham Wings Airlines has different rules for carry-on and checked baggage. Your baggage allowance will depend on the ticket fare you purchased.
Passengers flying on Cham Wings Airlines in economy class are entitled to one item of carry-on baggage, the baggage must not exceed 7kg in weight. Passengers flying on Cham Wings Airlines in business class are entitled to one item of carry-on baggage, but it must not exceed 10kg in weight.
Passengers flying on Cham Wings Airlines in economy class are entitled to one item of checked baggage, the baggage must not exceed 30kg in weight. Passengers flying on Cham Wings Airlines in business class are entitled to one item of checked baggage, the baggage must be no heavier than 40kg in weight. This excludes flights from Damascus to Erbil and vice versa allowable weight is 20kg.
Cham Wings Airlines offer the option to purchase additional baggage, however, the fee of the baggage will depend on where you're flying to.
Learn about Cham Wings Airlines different cabin classes below.
Economy Class is one of two classes that the airline offers and is the more basic, stripped-back service of the two.
The Economy Class service is delivered by the airline's professionally trained cabin crew, who are on-hand to help with anything that you might need. Economy Class passengers are offered food and drink from the airline's in-flight menu.
Economy class seats are set out in a 3 x 3 x 3 configuration. Seats are designed to give sufficient room to each passenger for a comfortable journey. The airline offers wide seats and ample amount of legroom.
Business Class is the airline's most premium cabin class with the highest standard of service. Each passenger in Business Class is attended to by the expertly trained Business Class flight attendants.
Guests can choose from a wide variety of snacks and meals with access to Business lounge entry at select airports. Passengers travelling between Sharjah will receive complimentary limousine transportation.
Business Class seats are set out in a 2 x 2 configuration, giving extra pitch and width to each seat giving you that little extra comfort.
Click on the logos below to find out all the destinations that Cham Wings Airlines flies to.
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As of December 2019, Cham Wing Airlines fleet comprises of:
4 Airbus A320-200
21st June 2018
Syrian Airline, Cham Wings Airlines, is making plans to fly to European destinations this year, with the first route in mind being a service between the airline's hub Damascus International Airport (DAM) and Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG), Serbia. The airline is looking to fly the Damascus—Belgrade route three times a week, using an A320-200 aircraft to carry passengers. While Cham Wings Airlines is yet to gain approval to fly to Serbia's capital, the airline is looking to fly the new service no later than the end of this summer.