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Turkish Airlines announces resumption of flights to Tripoli's Mitiga Airport

A man takes a photograph of the International Departures board in Tripoli International Airport in Libya on September 21. With the capital looking to regain stability, Turkish Airlines have agreed to begin international flights to and from Libya.
A man takes a photograph of the International Departures board in Tripoli International Airport in Libya on September 21. With the capital looking to regain stability, Turkish Airlines have agreed to begin international flights to and from Libya.Leon Neal / AFP - Getty Images

The Malta Independent Online reports that the airport is open, even though it has not been officially announced.

A man takes a photograph of the International Departures board in Tripoli International Airport in Libya on September 21. With the capital looking to regain stability, Turkish Airlines have agreed to begin international flights to and from Libya.
A man takes a photograph of the International Departures board in Tripoli International Airport in Libya on September 21. With the capital looking to regain stability, Turkish Airlines have agreed to begin international flights to and from Libya.Leon Neal / AFP - Getty Images
An armed soldier loyal to Libya's new rulers walks on the runway of Tripoli International Airport on September 21 as Turkish Airlines agreed to begin international flights to and from Libya with the capital looking to regain stability.
An armed soldier loyal to Libya's new rulers walks on the runway of Tripoli International Airport on September 21 as Turkish Airlines agreed to begin international flights to and from Libya with the capital looking to regain stability.Leon Neal / AFP - Getty Images
Libyan passengers wait by their baggage at the departure hall in the Tripoli airport after it was re-opened for passengers, in Tripoli, Libya Wednesday, Sept. 21. The U.S. ambassador to Libya returned to Tripoli Wednesday to lead a newly reopened American Embassy in a post-Moammar Gadhafi era.
Libyan passengers wait by their baggage at the departure hall in the Tripoli airport after it was re-opened for passengers, in Tripoli, Libya Wednesday, Sept. 21. The U.S. ambassador to Libya returned to Tripoli Wednesday to lead a newly reopened American Embassy in a post-Moammar Gadhafi era.Abdel Magid Al Fergany / AP