Friday, March 21, 2014

Air Malta flight to Tripoli cancelled after Libya closes airport

Air Malta cancelled its flight to Tripoli this afternoon after Libyan authorities closed the airport because rockets hit a runway earlier in the morning. The flight had to leave Malta at 1700lt. An Air Malta's spokesman said the company was told by the Libyan authorities that the airport was closed for operational reasons. (Source: Air Malta & timesofmalta.com, 21-Mar-2014)