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Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:02 GMT

Breaking: Lufthansa Cancels Iran Flights Over Security Reasons

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Fri, 10 Jan 2020 12:59 GMT

Germany's flagship carrier Lufthansa said that its group airlines were cancelling flights to and from Tehran until Jan 20th inclusive due to the uncertain security situation of the airspace around the Iranian capital, Reuters reported on Friday Jan 10th.

Lufthansa said the move was a "precautionary measure" and it would decide if and when its flights to Iran would resume when it had more information. 

US officials said on Thursday that the government believed Iran accidentally shot down a Ukrainian airliner shortly after Iran fired missiles at two U.S. military bases in Iraq, while Iran was on high alert.

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