Tag Archives | Civil Aviation Authority

Three Dead after Plane Crashes at Sharara Oilfield

By John Lee. The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has confirmed that a C-130 aircraft chartered by Akakus Oil crashed during take-off, 2km from the Sharara oil field, after delivering 18 tonnes of catering and maintenance supplies. The crash occurred took at 12:25pm on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Firefighters and paramedics quickly rushed to the scene. […]

Cabinet OKs Airport Maintenance Contracts

Libya Herald reports that the cabinet has approved the Civil Aviation Authority‘s proposals for major maintenance work at Tripoli International Airport and Sebha Airport. The work will be carried out by Tripoli’s Africa Engineering Company and by Brazilian contractor Odebrecht. Odebrecht originally won the project at the capital’s airport in 2007 as part of a […]

Italian Group Wins Libyan Aviation Contract

ENAV, the Italian company for air navigation services, together with its subsidiary Techno Sky, has been awarded two tenders by the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA). The contracts involve the supply of consultancy, technical and training services to assist the modernisation of the LCAA systems and its organisational and regulatory processes. ENAV will set a […]

Flight Ban could be Lifted in Weeks

The current ban on Libyan Airlines flying its own aircraft in EU airspace could be lifted within a matter of weeks, says Libya Herald. The director general of Libya’s Civil Aviation Authority (LYCAA), Captain Nasereddin Shaebelain, told the news agency: “We went to Brussels last week and discussed the preparation of our final report … […]

Tobruk Airport Moves Towards International Status

A committee from the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority has visited Tobruk airport to assess equipment and systems before it can be licensed as an international airport. The committee checked the facilities and reviewed safety equipment and procedures. Airport director Mohamed Manfour said that the airport’s facilities and capabilities were in no way inferior to those […]