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Air France suspends Saudi flights due to route's poor economic performance

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(Reuters) - will suspend its flights to from Feb. 1 due to the route's poor economic performance, the company said on Thursday.

Direct flights between and the Saudi capital will now be ensured by as part of a cooperation agreement between the two firms, the French airliner said in a statement.

"Due to the economic performance and in view of the cooperation with on this route, the Air France-operated flights will be suspended," said.

(Reporting by and Gwenaëlle Barzic; editing by Michel Rose)

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 22:09 IST