Tag Archives | Airports

Mitiga Airport diverts Flights after Rocket Attack

By John Lee. Tripoli’s Mitiga International Airport has reportedly diverted flights after a rocket attack on Tuesday night. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties, according to BBC. The attack forced a Libyan Airlines flight from Alexandria in Egypt to divert to Misrata. (Sources: Reuters, BBC)

Libya Unity forces take Control of Tripoli Airport

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Forces loyal to Libya’s UN-backed unity government take control of Tripoli International Airport, which was largely destroyed in 2014, after the withdrawal of rival militias from the site:

Tripoli International Airport holds Opening Ceremony

On February 16, Tripoli International Airport was officially reopened after over two years of closure following severe damage during heavy clashes in 2014. Despite the presence of some officials closely linked to the Government of National Accord (GNA), the ceremony was very much led by the General National Congress (GNC). GNC leader, Khalifa al-Ghweil, gave […]

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 […]

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 […]

PwC Wins Contract to Advise on Redevelopment

The Libyan Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF) has appointed PwC as its strategic advisor on three major development initiatives in Libya. The LLIDF is supporting the redevelopment of Libya through its new Investment Programme which includes the redevelopment of Tripoli International Airport into a world-class international airport. Based within a secure hub on the […]

Libya to Rebuild Tripoli Int’l Airport

Tripoli International Airport is soon be renovated with the rebuilding of its terminal and other structures, according to Airport Technology. The airport was destroyed by Libya Dawn rebels last year and has been out of action since then. The announcement comes a week after the internationally-recognised government in Tobruk announced its decision to rename the airport […]