People wait at the arrivals hall at Beirut airport, July 3, 2019. (The Daily Star/Mohamad Azakir)
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Hundreds of Lebanese tourists who were stuck in Turkey after booking vacations through an unlicensed travel agency returned to Lebanon over the weekend as a report surfaced that the agency's owner had been arrested in Damascus.Saturday, 173 passengers arrived at 6 a.m. from Dalaman airport in Turkey, followed by 203 from Antalya Sunday at 5 a.m., Director-General of Civil Aviation Mohammad Chehabeddine told The Daily Star.Saturday, an airport source said a plane associated with Fawaz was stopped by the Internal Security Forces for attempting to take off without permission from the DGCA.The plane had been held up for about seven months at Beirut airport as Fawaz tried to establish a charter flight company, set to be named Fly Air Lebanon.
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