6 JUNE – 18 JULY 2019: TRIPOLI, LIBYA

The Libyan National Army (LNA) – a political group opposed to the current government of Libya – conducted a number of attacks, effecting the operation of Mitiga International Airport. The attacks included ground attacks and mortar and airstrikes on Turkish military aircraft and the military section of the airport. Flights were suspended multiple times and, on 7 July, following a missile attack on the airport’s maintenance hangar, three Afriqiyah Airways engineers were injured and an Airbus A320, which belonged to the same airline, was damaged.