Airlines caught up in Mid-East conflictCreate Topic Home › Forums › Airlines › All airlines › Airlines caught up in Mid-East conflict This topic contains 2 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by SergeantMajor 4 years, 1 month ago. Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) Add a reply to this topic Skip to last reply Author Posts 9th August 2013 at 10:18 #522344 Anonymous 9th August 2013 at 10:18 #522345 AMcWhirterParticipant This morning’s kidnapping in Beirut of two Turkish Airlines crew members is a reminder of the risks that all airlines face when operating in the region. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-09/beirut-gunmen-kidnap-two-turkish-airlines-crew-members-from-bus.html Although it hasn’t been widely reported in Europe, last weekend’s incident at Tripoli airport is also of great concern. Surely an airport control tower would have the highest security ? Qatar Airways was also forced to pull out of Benghazi a couple of months ago. http://www.arabianbusiness.com/qatar-airways-targeted-by-gunmen-in-tripoli-512533.html 9th August 2013 at 11:10 #522346 SergeantMajorParticipant On a similar topic, there remains ligering disquiet about what happened in Kuwait on the eve of conflict: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Airways_Flight_149 Author Posts Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.