Libyan Airlines restart Malta operations today

Libyan Airlines will restart operations to and from Malta today after wet-leasing an aircraft to circumvent the ban imposed by the European Commission earlier this month. The airline will fly out twice weekly, Monday and Thursday, after managing to strike a wet-leasing agreement with Nouvelair, Tunisia’s leading private airline. Libyan Airlines’ representative in Malta, Kevin […]

Libyan prime minister to reshuffle corruption-tainted cabinet

Tripoli Libya’s interim prime minister plans to reshuffle his cabinet which has come under fire over corruption scandals and failure to consolidate the national army, a government spokesman said. Prime Minister Abdul Rahim Al Keeb “has reviewed the performance of certain ministries” and “will announce a cabinet reshuffle soon,” Nasser Al Manaa told journalists late […]

Where International & Libyan Oil & Gas Decision Makers Meet

24-26 September, Tripoli Fully Endorsed By National Oil Corporation, Libya & Senior Attendance From The Libyan Oil & Gas Industry The Libya Summit will act as the official platform to assist in building the future of Libya and will focus on future development of the oil & gas industry whilst also highlighting the many opportunities […]

Eni not worried about Libya contract revisions- CEO

Italy’s oil and gas group Eni is not worried about potential revisions of its contracts in Libya where it expects to produce about 260,000 barrels per day at the end of 2012, Eni Chief Executive Paolo Scaroni told Reuters on Friday. Libya, where Eni is the biggest foreign oil operator, has started investigating foreign oil […]

Libya militia hands Tripoli airport control to govt

The Libyan government took control of Tripoli’s international airport on Friday from the militia that has run it since Muammar Gaddafi was deposed last year, an important step in its struggle to assert its authority over numerous armed groups. The ruling National Transitional Council now faces the challenge of showing it can maintain security and […]

Libyan govt investigates fraud in payment of bonuses to ex-combatants

The Libyan government has set up a special commission to investigate cases of financial fraud within the army’s accounting department following bonuses paid to the revolutionary soldiers, called ‘the thowars’, who participated in the war against the regime of Mouammar Kadhafi. The decision followed persistent rumours circulating across Libya that there were widespread fraud and […]

Libya pays JD50m to hotels, hospitals

The Libyan government has made a JD50 million payment on its outstanding debt to the Kingdom’s hospitals and hotels, officials informed with the issue said on Thursday. Ali Bin Jalil, head of the Libyan Medical Committee in Amman, told The Jordan Times on Thursday that the money had been already transferred and was expected to […]

GRTU gears small business up for Libyan opportunities

The Chamber of SMEs (GRTU) is leading a business offensive into the Libyan market for operators in food handling, construction, finance and investment, and maritime services. Pharmaceutical entrepreneur Mario Debono, who financed a humanitarian shipment of aid to Libya during the conflict in 2011, recently signed a memorandum with the Misurata chamber of commerce for […]