By Houda Mzioudet,
Tripoli, 17 May 2014:
Tunis Air suspended all of its flights on Saturday to and from Benghazi because of the . . .[restrict]unstable security situation following yesterday’s clashes between extremist armed groups and groups belonging to the retired general Khalifa Haftar.
The Tunisian airline company issued a statement yesterday in which it apologised to its customers for the inconvenience caused by such a decision adding that it is a force majeure that is beyond its control.
Meanwhile, the director of Benina International Airport, Ibrahim Farkash, declared to Libyan media on Saturday that the airport would reopen at 13:00 local time and flights would resume, if the security situation stabilises in Benghazi. However, If clashes break out again, the airport would open at 20:00, he added. [/restrict]