By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 23 July 2014:
Turkish Airlines has suspended all its Libya services, including passenger and cargo flights, until the . . .[restrict]end of the month, with Tripoli flights cancelled until the end of August.
In a statement, the airline said Benghazi flights had been cancelled until 30 July, Misrata flights until 31 July and Tripoli flights until 31 August.
The airline told the Libya Herald that it might restart flights to Misrata sooner, describing the city as “safe and secure compared especially to the rest of the country”. A Turkish Airlines spokesperson added that there were no plans to fly to Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport for the time being.
British Airways has suspended its flights between London Heathrow and Tripoli up to and including Thursday 31 July. “We are keeping the situation under regular review but we would never operate a flight unless it was safe to do so,” said a spokesman for the airline. [/restrict]