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EGYPTAIR doubles flights to Libya

As a result of the increase in traffic between Egypt and Libya, and in response for its customers’ needs, EGYPTAIR took the decision of doubling the flights to the Libyan cities to become 21 weekly flights instead of 11 flights; by double daily flights to Tripoli starting 7th of Dec and a daily flight to […]

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 […]

Qatar Airways launches Benghazi flights

Qatar Airways has launched scheduled flights to the Libyan port city of Benghazi in North Africa. Operating four-times-a-week from Doha, Libya’s second largest city is a leading economic centre, ideally located on the Mediterranean for trade and export. Benghazi, together with the Ugandan city of Entebbe, are the airline’s latest African destinations launched within the […]

Qatar Airways will fly to Benghazi

Qatar Airways will fly four-times-a-week non-stop to Libya’s second largest city of Benghazi starting November 1, taking the number of destination launches by the airline to 15 during 2011. As part of the airline’s aggressive route expansion strategy to fly to diverse cities, Benghazi is yet another destination which is under-served and will benefit from […]