Mitiga airport re-opens


Airspace re-opened at the Libyan capital’s only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Sunday after it was halted following a missile attack, according to a post on the airport authority’s Facebook page.

The airport authority added carrier companies will begin receiving passengers to complete re-scheduled flights for the day shortly.

Three Afriqiyah airlines employees were injured and a plane was hit. No immediate comment was available from the carrier.

An airplane coming from Tunisia Carthage airport to Mitiga was redirected on Sunday to Misrata international airport serving the Mediterranean coastal city in Libya instead, after Mitiga’s airspace shut down, according to the authority’s Facebook page.