Israel: Could We See Commercial Flights in Beirut Reduce?

Israel: Could We See Commercial Flights in Beirut Reduce?
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Amid the ongoing conflict in Israel, the suspension of commercial flights from airlines looks to be spreading over to Beirut.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs for Canada has today warned citizens who are in Lebanon to think about “leaving while commercial flights remain available”.

With this in mind, will commercial flights to Beirut and Lebanon begin to reduce, like we have seen in Tel Aviv, Israel?

Israel: Could We See Commercial Flights in Beirut Reduce?…

Israel: Could We See Commercial Flights in Beirut Reduce?
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We are beginning to see airlines take action on services into Beirut, Lebanon already.

As per Simple Flying, German carrier Lufthansa took the decision over the weekend to cancel services into the country’s largest international airport.

Such initial cancellations were between October 13 to today, with flight tracking apps stating that tomorrow’s 0400 & 1650 local time services have been cancelled tomorrow.

AFP reported that the German carrier’s sister airline in the group, SWISS, has cancelled services to Beirut until October 28 at the earliest.

As per data from, Eurowings has also followed suit in a cancellation, with the 1315 local time rotation to Dusseldorf being affected by this.

Royal Jordanian has also cancelled services from Amman from tomorrow, with its 2315 RJ404 service still expected to run.

Other than that, other operators such as Turkish Airlines, Middle East Airlines, Transavia and others are still running services.

This remains a developing story. Any additional updates regarding further commercial flight suspensions will be noted in due course.

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