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The bankruptcy of French budget airline Aigle Azur has left Lebanese travelers and foreign visitors stranded or hundreds of dollars out of pocket.The airline announced on Sept. 5 that it would suspend all flights, effective from Sept. 7 .Some airlines have offered discounted "repatriation assistance" flights to stranded travelers whose return journeys have been canceled.Sharbel Faraj, a Lebanese optometrist who had booked an Aigle Azur ticket to Paris at the end of this month, received word from his travel agent on Sept. 5 of the flight's cancellation.Justine Babin, a French citizen living in Beirut, said she'd had a similar experience.She had booked an Aigle Azur flight to Paris for an October visit.
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