Etihad Airways has become the latest airline to suspended flights Damascus due to the deteriorating security position in Syria.
The flights, which had operated out of the UAE flag-carrier’s base in Abu Dhabi will be halted with immediate effect and until further notice.
“The safety of passengers and crew is paramount to the airline,” Etihad said in a statement.
Etihad Airways confirmed it would notify affected passengers and offer a full refund for unused tickets.
Air France, Turkish Airways, and Aeroflot are among the other carriers to have cancelled flights into the Syrian capital in recent days.