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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 […]

British Airways Increases Tripoli Service

British Airways is increasing its schedule to Libya, adding a fifth weekly flight from Heathrow to Tripoli from the end of February 2014. The new service is on sale immediately and begins operating on 26 February. It departs Heathrow at 09:20 on Wednesday mornings arriving in Tripoli at 14:50. The return flight leaves the Libyan […]

BA Increases Flights to Tripoli

British Airways has announced that it will be keeping its fourth weekly service between London and Tripoli over the winter season. According to Libya Herald, the fourth flight was originally introduced to boost the airline’s summer schedule, but t has been such a success that BA has decided to continue it into winter 2013. BA […]

British Airways Increases London-Tripoli Flights

British Airways is to add a fourth weekly flight between London and Tripoli, reports Libya Herald. The new Monday service will start on 2nd September, leaving London at 08:50 and arriving in Tripoli at 13:25. It then departs Tripoli at 15:30 and arrives at London Heathrow’s Terminal 5 at 18:15, in time for the last […]

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 […]