EU bans Libyan airlines over safety concerns
The EU has banned all Libyan airlines from its airspace until November at the earliest because of safety concerns.
The ban was agreed with Libya's civil aviation authorities, a European Commission statement said.
The Commission - the EU's executive arm - spoke of "serious concerns... regarding the safety oversight of air carriers licensed in Libya".
An interim government has been running Libya since Col Muammar Gaddafi was ousted in a revolt last year.
The updated EU air safety list also includes a ban on the Venezuelan airline Conviasa, deemed to fall below safety standards.
Two other Venezuelan carriers, Estellar Latinoamerica and Aerotuy, have been placed under strict monitoring.