Tag Archives | Benina International Airport

Tripoli-Tobruk Flights Suspended

By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that the Prime Minister of Libya’s Tobruk-based government, Abdullah Al-Thinni (pictured), has ordered the suspension of all Tripoli flights to Tobruk Airport. The move follows Tobruk Airport’s refusal to allow a UN plane carrying 29 House of Representatives (HoR) members to land. Tobruk-bound flights are now landing at Benghazi’s Benina […]

Benghazi Airport Reopens

By John Lee. Benghazi’s Benina International Airport has reopened to commercial flights, just days after the defeat of terrorist groups in the city. The airport closed three years ago due to fighting, forcing travelers to use Labraq airport, a four-hour drive to the east of Benghazi. The first outbound flights were to Tripoli, Kufra and the Jordanian […]

Foreign Nationals Cannot Enter via Labraq Airport

Libya Herald reports that foreign nationals will no longer be able to enter Libya via Beida’s Labraq Airport (pictured) due to concerns about security. The airport is currently being used by airlines affected by the closure of Benghazi’s Benina Airport, including Libyan Airlines, Afriqiyah Airlines, Tunisair and Buraq Air. The Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) […]

SNC-Lavalin “seeking to Restart Work in Libya”

The Montréal-based company SNC-Lavalin Group, the largest engineering and construction company in Canada, is reported to be trying to pick up work again in Libya, signalling it is ready to move on from corruption allegations that tie the firm to the country’s former dictatorship. Citing an email from a company spokesperson, the Financial Post says […]