Syrian Air makes 1st flight from Aleppo to Beirut since 2011: media

2021-01-15 22:05:27 GMT2021-01-16 06:05:27(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BEIRUT, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Syrian Air conducted its first flight in 10 years between the northern city of Aleppo and Lebanon's capital Beirut on Friday, resuming a round-trip route that has been suspended since Syria's conflict began in 2011, Lebanon's MTV local TV channel reported.

The channel said that the plane that landed at 2 a.m. in Beirut on Friday, coming from Aleppo International Airport, belongs to Syrian Air.

It added that it is an Airbus 320, and it arrived in Beirut carrying 26 passengers, then it took off with 43 passengers aboard traveling to Aleppo.

The airlines was quoted as saying that it will conduct weekly flights, every Friday, between Aleppo and Beirut. Enditem