Etihad Airways suspends flights to Damascus

Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways has suspended flights between Abu Dhabi and Damascus with immediate effect and until further notice.

The decision, while not taken lightly, has been made due to the deteriorating security position in Syria, said a statement from Etihad Airways.

The safety of passengers and crew is paramount to the airline. Etihad Airways will notify affected passengers and offer a full refund for unused tickets, added the statement.