6-Apr-2011 4:42 PM

Gulf Air extends suspension of Lebanon, Iran and Iraq services until 30-Apr-2011

Gulf Air has extended its suspension of flights to Lebanon until 30-Apr-2011 (TradeArabia News Service, 06-Apr-2011). "The decision has been taken following the ongoing security situation in the country," said the airline. Gulf Air flights to/from Beirut had been set to resume on 07-Apr-2011 after initially being cancelled on 23-Mar-2011. The carrier's services to/from Iran and Iraq have also been suspended until 30-Apr-2011. Bahrain Air announced on 03-Apr-2011 stated it had extended the suspension of all flights to Beirut, Najaf, Baghdad, Mashhad until 20-Jun-2011.