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Weekly Security Review

Projections The security situation in Tripoli is projected to remain stable, although there is an ongoing risk of sporadic clashes between former rebel militias and involving elements suspected of being sympathetic to former leader Muammar Gaddafi. In both Benghazi and Tripoli there is an ongoing risk of demonstrations by those frustrated by the lack of […]

EgyptAir to double flights to Libya

EgyptAir announced Monday it will increase its number of flights to Libyan cities, starting on 7 December. The airline will offer 21 flights per week instead of 11. Hussein Massoud, head of EgyptAir Holding Company, told Al-Masry Al-Youm that the company will operate two flights daily to Tripoli and one to Benghazi. In November, EgyptAir […]

War-torn Libya welcomes new tourism possibilities

The end of the 42-year Gaddafi era brings opportunities for war-torn Libya’s tourism sector according to a report from Euromonitor International. Prior to the conflict in 2010 arrivals to Libya reached just 1,245 thousand trips. The vast majority were for leisure purposes, accounting for 80% in 2010, as the country was only slowly opening up […]

Qatari Investments in Libya accounting for around USD 10 billion

Before the collapse of the Libyan regime led by Gaddafi, several Libyan-Qatari agreements were concluded covering common investments that exceed USD 10 billion. After the National Transitional Council (NTC) took power in Libya, the Qatari Government started to observe cautiously, like all the other countries that supported the NTC, the size of its projects and […]

Etihad’s Tripoli flights to start in January

Etihad Airways announced today that it will begin flying to Tripoli on 17 January. The three return flights a week will be operated by an Airbus A320 with 162 Coral Economy seats. The flights will depart from Abu Dhabi at 8 am. on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays with the return service leaving Tripoli at 4.15 […]

Weekly Security Review

Tripoli The security situation in Tripoli remains good. In general, the attitude towards western personnel is positive, however AKE sources on the ground have reported a degree of suspicion among some sections of the population. Personnel are not advised to spend large amounts of time outside without a Libyan national accompanying them.  AKE sources on […]

AACO 2011: EgyptAir resumes flights to Tripoli

Ahead of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation Annual General Meeting in Abu Dhabi Egypt Air has confirmed it will re-launch services to Tripoli. The Egyptian flag-carrier suspended operations to Libya during the political unrest which swept the country earlier this year. However, EgyptAir will now operate daily non-stop flights between Cairo and Tripoli. Flights will […]