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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. […]

Afriqiyah Wet-Leases Turboprop from Medavia

By John Lee. Afriqiyah Airways is reportedly wet-leasing a Dash 8-100 from Malta’s Medavia to run its scheduled charter flights between Libya with Malta. According to ch-aviation, two weekly flights from Misurata started on February 5th,  followed by a twice-weekly service from Brack on February 9th. An existing Malta-Tripoli Mitiga return service currently operates three […]

Medavia Resumes Flights between Tripoli and Malta

By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that Medavia is resuming flights between Libya and Malta. The service between Mitiga airport in Libya and Luqa in Malta was suspended by the Maltese Civil Aviation Authority in November on security grounds. Flights will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (instead of the previous daily flights), using […]

Medavia Flights to Resume

Medavia Aviation has confirmed that it is to resume its flight to Tripoli on Monday. The Malta-based carrier was ordered to suspend its two daily flights between Mitiga and Malta by the Maltese government in advance of last week’s EU summit on migration because of doubts over passenger and baggage screening at Mitiga. (Source: Libya […]

Medavia told to Stop Libya-Malta Flights

Medavia Aviation has reportedly suspended its daily flight between Libya’s Mitiga airport and Malta until 16th November. The Malta-based airline made the decision on instructions from the Maltese authorities while the island hosts a two-day EU migration summit. (Source: Times of Malta)

Maltese Evacuees Arrive Safely from Libya

The Times of Malta reports that round 70 Maltese nationals arrived back in Malta from Libya on a relief flight commissioned by the Maltese government. The Maltese government contacted expatriates and asked whether they wanted to return to Malta. They paid €260 each for the flight, which was operated by Medavia. (Source: Times of Malta) […]

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Tax Break for Malta’s Libyan CEOs

Malta Today reports that the bosses of Libyan companies operating in Malta will not be paying any income tax in 2013. According to the report, the then Maltese Finance Minister, Tonio Fenech, decreed in February 2013 that various Libyan directors and managers employed in Maltese-owned companies are to be exempted from income tax. The exemption […]