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Afriqiyah Airways buys into Tunisian Aviation Training Company

By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that Afriqiyah Airways has bought 20 percent of the Aviation Training Center of Tunisia (ATCT) from two Tunisian banks. The deal was signed by Abubaker Elfortia, the airline’s chairman, and Chokri Zarrad, the CEO of Nouvelair, one of ATCT’s existing stakeholders. who signed on behalf of the other shareholders: […]

Libyan Wings Signs Deal with Lufthansa Technik

Libyan Wings, the new Tripoli-based airline, has signed an agreement with Lufthansa Technik (LHT), the leading provider for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of airplanes, components and engines, for the provision of engineering and planning services. Under the terms of the agreement, LHT will provide Aircraft Engineering Services including preparation of a comprehensive maintenance programme, […]

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 […]

Lufthansa Suspends Libyan Flights

Due to what it describes as “a general strike and the current situation in Libya”, the German airline Lufthansa has cancelled all flights to and from Tripoli up to November 25th. A spokesman for the company told Libya Herald that any tickets booked over this week-long period would be refunded or rebooked at no extra […]

Lufthansa Helps Families Reunite this Ramadan

Lufthansa German Airlines is calling on all caring souls this Ramadan to nominate a friend or colleague who they think would love to be reunited with their family. From June 25 to August 09, the public can nominate and vote via www.lufthansa-ramadan2013.com. Lufthansa will provide the 10 nominees with the most votes with free tickets […]

Austrian to Reduce Flights during Ramadan

Austrian Airlines is reducing its flights to Libya for Ramadan, which takes place in July and August. Libya Herald reports that lower demand is expected at that time, and only five round-trip flights, occurring between 9 July and 6 August, will be affected. Apart from these confirmed changes, the airline’s schedule will run as normal, […]

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 […]

Lufthansa Returns to Daily Flights

German airline Lufthansa has re-introduced daily flights between Tripoli and Frankfurt. For the past month, the airline has been operating just three flights a week, on Sunday, Monday and Thursday. The company, along with its subsidiary Austrian Airlines, suspended flights to Tripoli on 5th February due to security concerns. An attempt to restart a limited […]