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Talks to Resume Qatar Airways Flights

Libya’s Minister of Transport, Abdel-Qader Mohamed Ahmed, has had talks with acting Qatari charge d’affaires Nayef Abdullah Al Emadi about the possibility of Qatar Airways resuming flights to Libya, according to a report from Libya Herald. The talks reportedly focused on the issue of assuring security at Tripoli International Airport, and also touched on possible […]

Qatar Airways Upgrades Tripoli Route

Qatar Airways is to increase capacity on its route to Tripoli from this weekend. From Saturday 1st June, scheduled services to Tripoli will be de-linked from the Egyptian city of Alexandria, offering additional seats to both cities. Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, said: “We are delighted to resume non-stop flights from June 1 […]

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 […]

Air Traffic Controllers End Strike

Flights to and from Libya resumed on Sunday evening following a strike by air traffic controllers. The strike was announced on Sunday morning without prior warning to airlines, according to a report from AFP, forcing a Tunisair flight to remain grounded at Benina airport in Benghazi; a Qatar Airways flight to Benghazi was redirected to […]