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COMSOFT Wins Libyan Contract

Libyan CAA launched a pioneering programme to perform a fundamental country-wide upgrade of their existing AFTN and AIS infrastructure in order to enhance flight safety. LCAA have been effectively operating COMSOFT’s highly dependable AIDA-NG (pictured) and CADAS products since 2004, and have again put their full confidence in the German expert to address their high […]

Radar Project Agreed

The head of the Libyan army’s air defences, Brigadier-General Juma Hussein El-Abani, has told the Libya Herald that the Ministry of Transport plans to implement a major radar project to monitor Libyan airspace. The project will begin with work at the radar station at Tripoli International Airport. In addition, a civil aviation information centre would […]

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 […]

Italy’s ENAV Wins Libyan Training Contract

Italy's ENAV has become the official training provider for the Libyan air traffic control service. Under the €1 million contract, the company will train 140 air traffic controllers, who will take part in two-week courses on a roster basis at the ENAV Academy in Forlì between October and December. ENAV CEO Massimo Garbini said: “In a […]