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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 […]

Austrian to Reduce Flights during Ramadan

Austrian Airlines is reducing its flights to Libya for Ramadan, which takes place in July and August. Libya Herald reports that lower demand is expected at that time, and only five round-trip flights, occurring between 9 July and 6 August, will be affected. Apart from these confirmed changes, the airline’s schedule will run as normal, […]

Shorooq Handles 25,000 Flights in 2012

Libya’s state-owned Shorooq Handling and Ground Services has announced that it handled 24,921 flights in 2012, according to Tripoli Post. The Ministry of Transport said the figures referred only to Tripoli International Airport, although previous data reported from Shorooq appeared to cover all Libyan airports where it had operations. A partial breakdown of flights handled by […]

Lufthansa Returns to Daily Flights

German airline Lufthansa has re-introduced daily flights between Tripoli and Frankfurt. For the past month, the airline has been operating just three flights a week, on Sunday, Monday and Thursday. The company, along with its subsidiary Austrian Airlines, suspended flights to Tripoli on 5th February due to security concerns. An attempt to restart a limited […]

Lufthansa, Austrian, Temporarily Barred from Libya

Germany’s Lufthansa and its subsidiary Austrian Airlines, have been refused permission to resume flights to Tripoli. The companies has suspended flights since 5th February over security concerns, but were planning to re-commence service from the middle of this week. A source at Tripoli Airport told Libya Herald that, since the two airlines had stopped flights […]

Lufthansa to Resume Flights on Wednesday

Lufthansa and its subsidiary, Austrian Airlines, has said it is to resume flights to Tripoli International Airport on 20th February. The companies halted flights to Tripoli due on 5th February due to security concerns. Lufthansa normally operates three flights a week to Tripoli, with Austrian Airlines flying twice a week. According to the report from […]

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Suspend Tripoli Flights

Reuters reports that Germany’s Lufthansa and its subsidiary Austrian Airlines have halted flights to Tripoli due to security concerns. “We have taken the decision given the developments in Tripoli and the tense situation in the region,” the Lufthansa spokeswoman said. Lufthansa normally operates three flights a week to Tripoli, with Austrian Airlines flying twice a […]