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Emirates launches additional summer services to Beirut

Additions to Dubai-Beirut schedule come with school holiday season in full swing.

Emirates Airline confirmed on Tuesday it is introducing nine additional services between Dubai and Beirut during August.Khalid bel Jaflah, Emirates Vice President Commercial Operations UAE said: "Demand for travel to Beirut from Dubai and the Emirates network is usually very high during summer.

In addition to Lebanese expats heading home to spend time with their family, large numbers of UAE residents and GCC nationals also find Lebanon an attractive destination for their summer holidays.''

Beirut has long been a popular summer destination for residents in Dubai and the wider Middle East, offering travellers a cooler climate and a diverse environment to holiday in.

Emirates operates a total of 17 weekly flights between Dubai and Beirut.

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