Owing to the destruction of the flight strips at the Beirut airport and cancellation of regular flights to the capital city of Lebanon "Aeroflot" OJSC currently carries passengers from Beirut through the capital city of Syria - Damascus.
Aeroflot tickets for the flight Beirut - Moscow will be valid for the flight Damascus-Moscow without additional payments for the passengers possessing these tickets.
Aeroflot performs regular flights from Moscow to Damascus on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays, and on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays from Damascus to Moscow.
On July 16, 2006 Aeroflot managed to carry 42 passengers possessing tickets for the flight Beirut - Moscow by the flight SU518 from Damascus. 35 more passenger with Beirut-Moscow tickets arrived from Damascus today.
To provide transportation of all the passengers from Beirut to Moscow Aeroflot has replaced Tu-154М by the aircrafts of a higher capacity. All the flights from/to Damascus will be carried out now by Airbuses А321 и Boeings 767.
The Aeroflot representative office in Beirut continues its operation in off-line regime, whereas the representative office in Damascus is keeping to the schedule.
According to the latest information received from the Lebanon government, the flight connection with Beirut will be suspended at least till the end of July.
To plan your trip, get additional information and book tickets please dial 8-800-333-55-55, around the clock toll free number of Aeroflot Information and Reservation Center. Moscow call-center number is: (495) 223-5555.