rl757pvd From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 4707 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (2 years 12 months 10 hours ago) and read 2380 times:
I did AMS-CPT and back this past week (as part of BGM-DTW-AMS-CPT) and we flew over Algeria both directions...
If this link works... its a pic I look of the moving map in flight right around that area... https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1998819829373.78817.1809864885&type=3#!/photo.php?fbid=1998820309385&set=a.1998819829373.78817.1809864885&type=3&theater
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flyingalex From Germany, joined Jul 2010, 1019 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 11 months 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 1550 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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