Tunisia, Libya resume flights after year-long interruption
Djerba–Zarzis International Airport. (Shutterstock)
The first plane coming from the Mitiga airport (Libya) is expected to land in on Thursday at the Djerba-Zarzis airport, as part of the resumption of the Djerba-Tripoli air route after several year-long interruption.
The Libyan carrier will serve this air route by means of two flights a week (Thursdays and Sundays), which will help promote tourism and facilitate B2B meetings between the countries, a press release by the regional tourism commissioner reads.
Some 150 travellers will be on board of the Libyan plane which scheduled a return flight on the same day and another on Sunday, said official in charge of the carrier’s public relations Imed Lajmi.
The carrier is willing to schedule other flights depending on the demand on this air route, he affirmed to TAP correspondent.
The Djerba-Zarzis airport management for its part, specified that it had not received up to Wednesday, the confirmation notice on the arrival of the flight Thursday afternoon.
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