© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Planes from German air carrier Lufthansa are pictured on the day of the airline’s annual general meeting at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany on May 4, 2021. REUTERS / Kai Pfaffenbach / File Photo
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German airline Lufthansa said Thursday it was suspending all flights to Tel Aviv until Friday, May 14, due to the escalating conflict in Israel.
“Lufthansa is closely monitoring the current situation in Israel and continues to maintain close contact with authorities, security service providers and our own personnel on the ground,” the company said in a statement.
Lufthansa said it expects flights to Israel to resume on Saturday, May 15.
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