Greece's Aegean Airlines suspends flights to Beirut after plane damage

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Greece's Aegean Airlines suspends flights to Beirut after plane damage

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Greece's Aegean Airlines suspends flights to Beirut after plane damage

Greece's largest carrier Aegean Airlines said on Saturday it had suspended all flights to Beirut pending the results of an investigation into the cause of damage to one of its planes that flew to the Lebanese capital.

1 minute readAn Aegean Airlines Airbus A320-200 taxis as it prepares to take off from Manchester Airport, Britain, January 8, 2018. REUTERS/Phil NobleRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegister(AGNr.AT)said on Saturday it had suspended all flights to Beirut pending the results of an investigation into the cause of damage to one of its planes that flew to the Lebanese capital.

Ground crew at Beirut's Rania Hariri International Airport found external damage to the fuselage of a plane that flew from Athens on Jan. 10, prompting the airline a day later to suspend all flights to and from Beirut, a company statement said.It gave no further details about the damage found on the aircraft's exterior.

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"After close examination, it was determined that it was not the result of a bullet," the email said. Αegean said it had notified Greek authorities and Beirut airport authorities and expected to give an update on resuming flights to Beirut in the coming weeks. Therefore, they show the seismicity from 1964 until the earthquake occurrence. Therefore, they show the seismicity from 1964 until the earthquake occurrence. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Reporting by Angeliki Koutantou and Edmund Blair; Editing by Helen Popper and Timothy Heritage Our Standards: More from Reuters Daily Briefing Subscribe to our daily curated newsletter to receive the latest exclusive Reuters coverage delivered to your inbox. Sign up .