Sebha Airport in southwest of Libya, received its first civilian flight from Tripoli, according to Sebha municipality.
The Sebha Municipal Council said that the Afriqiyah Airways flight took off from Mitiga Airport.
On March 5, the minister of transportation for the Government of National Accord, Milad Maatouk, issued instructions to the concerned authorities, including the airport authority, to open Sebha airport to air traffic and to take all necessary measures and arrangements.
The Airports Authority said in a statement at the time that the ministry’s decision came after a visit by a specialized working team to the airport. They determined the needs, supplies and necessary work necessary for its operation and to provide required security and safety standards, which the authority provided and implemented during the last period.