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Are Carriers Overflying Libya To Jnb?  
User currently offlineaf022 From France, joined Dec 2003, 2162 posts, RR: 1
Posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2470 times:

I'm wondering if carriers are overflying. Libya between Europe and South Africa again. I think Eurocontrol stopped this for a time?

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User currently offlinerl757pvd From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 4686 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 2341 times:

I did AMS-CPT and back this past week (as part of BGM-DTW-AMS-CPT) and we flew over Algeria both directions...

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User currently offlineRubberJungle From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 1799 times:

Libyan airspace is still closed to overflights.

User currently offlineaf022 From France, joined Dec 2003, 2162 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1674 times:

Quoting RubberJungle (Reply 2):
Libyan airspace is still closed to overflights.

I'm surprised by this. Is the airspace expected to open soon?


User currently offlinevirginson937 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2009, 71 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1627 times:
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VS have been re-routing over Algiers. The VS 601/602 has been doing it both ways to and from JNB. Not sure about the CPT flight but id presume it would as well.

Will


User currently offlineflyingalex From Germany, joined Jul 2010, 1016 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 1511 times:

Flights to JNB from Europe are still detouring around Libya. One example: my father flew FRA-JNB three weeks ago, and the flight was routed along the Dalmatian Coast, then to Albania, then via Corfu and Heraklion towards Egypt for the eastern detour around Libya.

Quoting rl757pvd (Reply 1):
I did AMS-CPT and back this past week (as part of BGM-DTW-AMS-CPT) and we flew over Algeria both directions...
Quoting virginson937 (Reply 4):
VS have been re-routing over Algiers. The VS 601/602 has been doing it both ways to and from JNB. Not sure about the CPT flight but id presume it would as well.

Both AMS-CPT and LHR-CPT would normally fly over Algeria - flying through Libyan airspace would be a bit of a detour on these routes.



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User currently offlineKL577 From Netherlands, joined Oct 2006, 776 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 10 months 3 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 1491 times:

One can check the actual routing of KLM flights on:

http://www.klm.com/travel/nl_en/prep...date/arrivals_departures/index.htm

KLM 591 (AMS-JNB) flew over western Libya today.


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