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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 […]

Alitalia and other airlines resume flying to Libya

Commercial aviation in war-torn Libya is slowly coming back to normal. Alitalia became the first European airline to resume flying to Libya, eight months after the Italian carrier suspended operations to the North African country that had been seized by a full-scale revolt and civil war for much of the year. Alitalia reopened its commercial […]

EgyptAir resumes flights to Benghazi on 5 November

EgyptAir will resume flights from Cairo to Benghazi on 5 November following a gap of seven months caused by Libya’s civil war, the chairman of the national carrier’s holding company said on Thursday. Chairman Masoud Al Hussein said the airline will provide four services a week — on Saturday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday — from […]

Qatar Airways will fly to Benghazi

Qatar Airways will fly four-times-a-week non-stop to Libya’s second largest city of Benghazi starting November 1, taking the number of destination launches by the airline to 15 during 2011. As part of the airline’s aggressive route expansion strategy to fly to diverse cities, Benghazi is yet another destination which is under-served and will benefit from […]