Germany’s Lufthansa suspends flights to Tehran amid concerns of Iranian attack on Israel

Germany’s Lufthansa LHAG.DE says after careful evaluation it has decided to suspend flights to and from Tehran until probably Thursday, April 11, “due to the current situation in the Middle East.”

Countries in the region and the United States have been on high alert and preparing for a possible attack by Iran in response to an alleged Israeli attack on an Iranian consular building in Syria’s Damascus on April 1 in which several Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps officers and two generals were killed

“We are constantly monitoring the situation in the Middle East and are in close contact with the authorities. The safety of our guests and crew members is Lufthansa’s top priority,” a spokesperson for the company tells Reuters.

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