Libya: Tripoli air traffic controllers strike over pay

September 16, 2012 14:34

TRIPOLI - Air traffic controllers at Tripoli airport in Libya are striking over pay, forcing the cancellation of some flights, an official at the airport said on Sunday.

"They are striking over pay and for technical reasons," Tripoli airport director Milad Maatouq said. The strike was also impacting flights into Benghazi which take directions from air traffic controllers in the capital.

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