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Italian firm to Rebuild Tripoli International Airport

By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that the GNA’s Transport Minister-designate, Milad Matoog, confirmed that an Italian company will commence work on rebuilding the destroyed Tripoli International Airport (TIA) early in 2017. Addressing a forum on the Libyan transport sector organized by the Libyan African Aviation Holding Company — which owns both Libyan Airlines and […]

Afriqiyah Airways Flight Hijacked, Diverted to Malta

JGO Libya Security Incident Alert UPDATE: The hijackers of Libyan Afriqiyah Airways flight 8U 209 surrendered in Malta. All passengers and crew are safe. Libyan Afriqiyah Airways Flight 8U 209 was hijacked and diverted to Malta midday 23nd Dec 2016 with 118 passengers on board. The aircraft isolated at Malta International Airport at this time. […]

First Tanker Ships Oil from Es Sider

The first tanker has reportedly moored at the Es Sider (Sidra) terminal since it was attacked two years ago by Libya Dawn forces, and several of its oil storage tanks set on fire. According to Libya Herald, the tanker is the Maltese-registered SeaMusic, managed by the Thenamaris group, which is said to be heading for […]

Dutch Firm to Supply Airport Management Systems in Libya

The Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) has reportedly signed a contract with Dutch firm Travsys Software Solutions to provide services to all of Libya’s airports. According to a report from Libya Herald, the contract entails “the supply of passenger handling applications, departure control systems for optimal passenger management flow, web based reservation systems and airline connectivity […]

NOC Pre-Qual for Ship Brokerage Services

National Oil Corporation (NOC) of Libya invites eligible local and international companies specialized in providing “ship brokerage house services”. As part of the Pre-Qualification Stage, Participants will be required to submit Pre-Qualification Submissions in accordance with the provisions of this Invitation requirement, in order to demonstrate their compliance with the Pre-Qualification Requirements. Pre-Qualification Submissions will […]

Afriqiyah Airways buys into Tunisian Aviation Training Company

By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that Afriqiyah Airways has bought 20 percent of the Aviation Training Center of Tunisia (ATCT) from two Tunisian banks. The deal was signed by Abubaker Elfortia, the airline’s chairman, and Chokri Zarrad, the CEO of Nouvelair, one of ATCT’s existing stakeholders. who signed on behalf of the other shareholders: […]

Haftar Seizes Libyan Oil Ports

By John Lee. Forces loyal to Eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar have seized oil ports in Libya’s Oil Crescent. The Petroleum Facilities Guards (PFG), headed by Ibrahim Jadhran, lost control of the ports of Es Sider (Sidra) and Ras Lanuf following an attack on Sunday. These ports together account for more than half of Libya’s oil […]