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RJ denies aircraft was ‘forcibly held’ at Libyan airport

Royal Jordanian (RJ) has said that none of its aircraft were forcibly "held at Tripoli International Airport", in Libya, Jordan Times has reported. The RJ flight was delayed while the plane was parked at the airport, after the Libyan authorities closed the runway for undisclosed reasons, the airline said. The aircraft, which was scheduled to return to Amman Monday night, with all 120 passengers and its crew on board, left Tripoli at noon Monday after the runaway was reopened, it said.