The first flight departing from Benina Airport in Benghazi landed at Misrata Airport on Tuesday, after a halt in flights between both cities which lasted for more than six years, with the last recorded flight between the two airports being on April 20, 2014.

Misrata airport administration said that an Afriqiyah Airways flight arrived from Benina Airport with 154 passengers on board, and returned to Benghazi with 167 passengers.