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Libya wins Compensation Lawsuit filed by Turkish Firm

By John Lee. Libya has reportedly won an international lawsuit against Turkey's TAV Airports Holding Company, which had been demanding compensation of 80 million euros (93 million U.S. dollars) for alleged violation of legal obligations following the suspension of construction at Sabha International Airport in southern Libya. According to Xinhua, the International Chamber of Commerce […]

Thieves Target Sebha Airport

By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that a large generator has been stolen from outside the main building at Sebha [Sabha] Airport. Computers and printers were also taken last week. The airport has been closed for more than 18 months because clashes in nearby areas, with the military airbase at Tamenhint being used instead. (Source: […]

Qaddafi-era Contracts Grossly Overpriced

In its report for 2014, the Libyan Audit Bureau (LAB) has highlighted three major airport contracts as examples of overpriced projects undertaken during the Qaddafi era. An assessment by consultants Mott & Arup carried out for the Ministry of Finance discovered: Benghazi airport: contract overvalued by 128 percent; Tripoli airport (pictured): contract overvalued by 57 […]

Cabinet OKs Airport Maintenance Contracts

Libya Herald reports that the cabinet has approved the Civil Aviation Authority's proposals for major maintenance work at Tripoli International Airport and Sebha Airport. The work will be carried out by Tripoli's Africa Engineering Company and by Brazilian contractor Odebrecht. Odebrecht originally won the project at the capital’s airport in 2007 as part of a […]