Posts Tagged ‘airport’

Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport shut down over clashes

  • 1 September 2018 - 13:30
Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport shut down over clashes

Clashes in Libya's capital of Tripoli have caused a 48-hour closure of Mitiga International airport, the city's only operational airport. A spokesman for the state airline Libyan Airlines said authorities closed the airport on Friday after some rockets were fired in its direction. Flights were...

Orly airport attacker in Paris killed by policemen, officials say

  • 18 March 2017 - 14:07
Orly airport attacker in Paris killed by policemen, officials say

BBC - A man has been shot dead after trying to seize a soldier's weapon at Orly airport in Paris, French officials say. He was killed by the security forces in a shop after the attack in the airport's southern terminal. The airport has been shut after what the authorities described as an...