Air France suspends all flights to Damascus

PARIS - Air France said on Wednesday it was suspending all its flights to Damascus due to the worsening security situation in Syria, a spokeswoman said.
"We have taken the decision to suspend flights to Damascus until further notice," a spokeswoman for Air France-KLM said. "It's because of the situation in Syria."
The airline operates three flights a week to Damascus via Amman, on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
France, which has led calls for President Bashar Assad to step down after a bloody crackdown against opponents, officially closed its embassy in Damascus on Tuesday.
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