Tag Archives | Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA)

Medavia to set up Libyan Airline

By John Lee. Malta’s Mediterranean Aviation Company Ltd (Medavia) is reported to be setting up a Libyan-based airline. According to Forbes, the new carrier is provisionally named Medlib, or Medavia Libya, and it expects to receive an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) from the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) in the second half of this year. […]

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. […]

Enav to build Control Tower at Mitiga Airport

Italy’s Enav has been awarded by the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) a contract for the construction and set up of the control tower and technical building of the Mitiga airport in Libya. The new facilities will be equipped to guarantee the capability to provide all air navigation services and ensure the full operation and […]

Dutch Firm to Supply Airport Management Systems in Libya

The Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) has reportedly signed a contract with Dutch firm Travsys Software Solutions to provide services to all of Libya’s airports. According to a report from Libya Herald, the contract entails “the supply of passenger handling applications, departure control systems for optimal passenger management flow, web based reservation systems and airline connectivity […]

Labraq Airport Reopens

Libya Herald reports that Labraq [Al Abraq] Airport has reopened after a 24-hour closure, with all flights now operating as normal. The director general of the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) told the Libya Herald that the closure was due to a dispute about immigration control, not security. Airport director Abu Bakr al-Abaidi had previously told […]

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) […]

Italy to Give Civil Aviation Training

Turkish Weekly reports that the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) has signed a training agreement with its Italian counterpart. The General Director of the LCAA, Nasreddin Shaib Ayoun, said that the agreement provides six month consultations from the Italian side to LCAA managers, adding that the Libyans will also be trained about echnical operating and […]

Libyan Airlines Still Banned from EU

Following consultations with the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA), the EU Air Safety Committee has decided to retain the ban on Libyan Airlines and Afriqiyah Airways flying their own aircraft in EU airspace. While noting that “progress continues to be made“, it said that the restrictions will remain “under close monitoring” by the EU Commission […]