Lufthansa resumes Beirut service

After the re-opening of Beirut Airport, Lufthansa has re-established its
flight operation to the Lebanese capital.As of Wednesday, 23 August, customers have
choice of five flights a week from Frankfurt to Beirut.

Due to the military conflict in Southern Lebanon, and due to the closure of Beirut
International Airport, Lufthansa was forced to suspend its flights on 20 July and
cancelled flights for the time being until 31 August 2006. However, the airline
assisted passengers booked on Beirut flights with free rebooking on connections to
Amman or Larnaca. Besides, on demand of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany, four
special flights were operated by Lufthansa from Damascus, Larnaca and Amman to
Frankfurt.

Lufthansa has also been nominated this year for a

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World Travel Award as World’s Leading Airline.
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