Tag Archives | Mitiga

GNA blames Tripoli for Airspace Closure

Reuters reports that the Government of National Accord (GNA) has accused authorities in Tripoli of closing the capital's airspace to prevent it from travelling from Tunis to start work. Its Presidential Council said a minority led by the Tripoli-based prime minister was "terrorising the safe population of Tripoli and obstructing the unity government by closing […]

Medavia Resumes Flights between Tripoli and Malta

By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that Medavia is resuming flights between Libya and Malta. The service between Mitiga airport in Libya and Luqa in Malta was suspended by the Maltese Civil Aviation Authority in November on security grounds. Flights will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (instead of the previous daily flights), using […]

Medavia told to Stop Libya-Malta Flights

Medavia Aviation has reportedly suspended its daily flight between Libya's Mitiga airport and Malta until 16th November. The Malta-based airline made the decision on instructions from the Maltese authorities while the island hosts a two-day EU migration summit. (Source: Times of Malta)

Libyan Wings Signs Deal with Lufthansa Technik

Libyan Wings, the new Tripoli-based airline, has signed an agreement with Lufthansa Technik (LHT), the leading provider for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of airplanes, components and engines, for the provision of engineering and planning services. Under the terms of the agreement, LHT will provide Aircraft Engineering Services including preparation of a comprehensive maintenance programme, […]

Unidentified Jet Strikes Tripoli Airport

At least one unidentified jet has carried out an air strike on Tripoli's Mitiga International Airport on Monday Reuters quotes witnesses and local television as saying that the extent of damage was not clear. The airport controlled by the Libya Dawn militia group, which is aligned with the islamist General National Congress in Tripoli, and […]

Tripoli Airport to Close for 3 Months

Libya Herald reports that Tripoli International Airport is to close for runway repairs in six weeks time. The work is planned to take three months, during which time all domestic and international flights will move to the military airbase at Mitiga on the eastern side of the city. The Ministry of Transport source did not […]