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Buraq Air Resumes Operations

By John Lee. Buraq Air has announced that it will resume flights. The company said that three flights per day between Mitiga and Benghazi are expected to start on Wednesday 20th September, while flights to Labraq and Tobruk airports are expected to follow soon. It ceased operations in July due to financial difficulties (Source: Buraq […]

Buraq Air Ceases Operations

By John Lee. Libya Herald has reported that Buraq Air has stopped all flights, closed its office in Tripoli, and has been uncontactable. Staff at the airline, which had been flying from Mitiga to Labraq and Tobruk, told Libya Herald that the company is in financial difficulties. Last month it suspended its service between Mitiga and Tunis. […]

Afriqiyah Airways Resumes Flights to Monastir

By John Lee. Afriqiyah Airways resumed its flights from Tripoli’s Mitiga airport to Habib Bourguiba International Airport in Monastir, Tunisia. It has scheduled 4 flights per week to Monastir: on Monday and on Friday from the Beida Al Abraq International Airport, and on Thursday and Sunday from Mitiga. According to a report from allAfrica, Buraq […]

Tripoli Airport to Close for 3 Months

Libya Herald reports that Tripoli International Airport is to close for runway repairs in six weeks time. The work is planned to take three months, during which time all domestic and international flights will move to the military airbase at Mitiga on the eastern side of the city. The Ministry of Transport source did not […]

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 […]

Libya’s Buraq Air plans Takeover of Bosnia’s B&H

Libya’s Buraq Air is said to be the likeliest candidate to take over a 49% stake in the Bosnian-based B&H Airlines. Ex-Yu Aviation News reports that a contract will be drafted specifying the exact roles of each part owner so as to avoid a repeat of the failed Turkish Airlines partnership. Official talks with Buraq […]