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Turkish Cargo launches freighter flights to Libya

Turkish Airlines’ (THY) cargo services has launched scheduled freighter flights to  the Libyan airport Mitiga, 8 kms from Tripoli. The flights will commence twice-weekly, on Wednesdays and Sundays. Depending on demand, the A310 Freighter, which offers a capacity of 36 tons or the A330-200 Freighter, which offers a capacity of 65 tons, will be delivering the cargo. […]

AACO 2011: EgyptAir resumes flights to Tripoli

Ahead of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation Annual General Meeting in Abu Dhabi Egypt Air has confirmed it will re-launch services to Tripoli. The Egyptian flag-carrier suspended operations to Libya during the political unrest which swept the country earlier this year. However, EgyptAir will now operate daily non-stop flights between Cairo and Tripoli. Flights will […]

AIR MALTA to resume service to Tripoli on Nov 28

Air Malta said today it will resume air services to Libya on Monday November 28 with flights to Tripoli International Airport every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. “This decision was taken following recommendations by Air Malta’s Technical Team that audited airports in Libya over the last three weeks. The team comprised experts in the field of […]

Railway Still Seeking Middle East Projects

Russian Railways is seeking to enter into new projects in the Middle East, despite the losses it has faced in restive Libya, Vladimir Yakunin, chief executive of the state-run monopoly, said Saturday. “We are seeking the possibility to penetrate into the international market of infrastructure construction. … Our first attempt in Libya seemed to be not very exciting … but we continue this policy,” he said. Yakunin, […]

Royal Jordanian to resume operations to Tripoli

Royal Jordanian will resume its regular direct operations from Amman to the Libyan capital, Tripoli, starting November 24, 2011. The airline has five flights a week to Tripoli. RJ President/CEO Hussein Dabbas said that the company’s decision to restart operating flights to Tripoli comes two months after its resumption of flights to Benghazi, which started […]

Royal Air Maroc to resume flights to Libya

Royal Air Maroc to resume flights to Libya on 21 November – The Moroccan airline, Royal Air Maroc (RAM), on Thursday said it would, from 21 November, resume its flights to Libya from Casablanca, following the reopening of the Tripoli international airport. The Moroccan airline said it would resume flights to Libya from the Mohamed […]

Qatar Airways launches Benghazi flights

Qatar Airways has launched scheduled flights to the Libyan port city of Benghazi in North Africa. Operating four-times-a-week from Doha, Libya’s second largest city is a leading economic centre, ideally located on the Mediterranean for trade and export. Benghazi, together with the Ugandan city of Entebbe, are the airline’s latest African destinations launched within the […]