Lufthansa wings back to Libya capital

Leading German airline Lufthansa is set to restart its operations to the Libyan capital Tripoli on February 2 with three weekly non-stop flights from its hub in Frankfurt.

Announcing the relaunch of its Libya operations, Lufthansa said based on the expected escalating demand, the carrier will eventually increase capacity in the future.

The Tripoli-Frankfurt flights will be operated on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays with an Airbus A320 aircraft in a two-class cabin configuration, featuring Lufthansa’s Business and Economy class.

The flight LH1312 will take off from Frankfurt at 3.25pm (local time) and land in Tripoli at 5.40pm and on return, flight LH1312 will leave Tripoli at 10.30am and arrive in Frankfurt at 2.25pm.

The airport staff and town office are back in full swing to serve inbound and outbound passengers, said a senior official.

Antonio Tassone, Lufthansa’s GM in Libya said: "The resumption of our flights to Tripoli is a strong and important signal to Libya and western business community that we are confident to be back. As a leading European airline, Lufthansa can help and meet the demand to and from the Libyan capital."

(Source: Trade Arabia

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