IOM Libya Organizes First Charter Flight to Ethiopia with a Stopover in Egypt

Libya, 28 September 2018 - On Monday 24 September, IOM, the UN Migration Agency organized its first charter to Ethiopia from Libya’s Zintan airport, with a stopover in Egypt for 177 stranded migrants. With the current unpredictable security situation and limited international flights following the closure of Tripoli’s Mitiga airport, IOM managed to plan a stopover in Alexandria, with the support of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to assist an additional 60 Egyptian migrants stranded in Libya to return home.