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Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines Halt Libya Flights

German airline Lufthansa and its Austrian Airlines unit have halted flights to Libya indefinitely after the recent security incident at Tripoli airport, during which a bomb exploded on the main runway of Tripoli International Airport. According to Reuters, both airlines as well as British Airways and Italy’s Alitalia had suspended flights to and from Libya […]

Alitalia Increases Rome-Tripoli Flights

The Italian airline Alitalia has announced that it will start operating two daily flights from Rome Fiumicino – Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) to Tripoli. Libya Herald reports that the service will start from 31st March. The flight codes will be AZ 868/869 and 870/871. Alitalia currently operates one flight per day. (Source: Libya Herald)

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 […]