Libyan Airlines announced on Thursday that it will suspend flights to Carthage airport in Tunis, justifying its suspension to a decision taken by Benghazi parallel administration to recruit new staff at the company’s office in Tunis.

The Tripoli administration of the company said in a statement the eastern administration forcefully took over the offices with no response by the Tunisian authorities.

The Libyan Airlines' administration is divided between two departments, one in Tripoli that is part of the Ministry Transport of the Presidential Council, and another parallel administration that belongs to the eastern government of Abdullah Al-Thanni, which is based in Benghazi