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Air Libya Suspends Air Libya Contract

Air Libya has suspended its contract with UAE-based lessor AeroVista, following a decision by AeroVista to quit the country for security reasons. ch-aviation reports that Air Libya, like Afriqiyah Airways, had a contract with AeroVista in which a B737-300 was used for scheduled flights throughout the region while a B737-500 was based at Tobruk for […]

Video: Embassies of Egypt and UAE Attacked

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Two bombs have exploded near the embassies of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates in Libya. Rival armed groups have been competing for power in the country. Al Jazeera‘s Osama Bin Javaid reports:

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UAE Pushed to Reveal Whereabouts of Libyans

Human Rights Watch has called on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities to immediately reveal the whereabouts of ten detained Libyans, at least two of whom authorities appear to have forcibly disappeared. According to HRW, the circumstances surrounding the detentions appear consistent with previous cases in which authorities arbitrarily detained Emirati nationals associated with a […]

Malta “Potential Libya Investment Base”

The chairman of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, Abdul Rahman Saif Al-Ghurair, has said that companies in Dubai are interested in using Malta as a base to invest in Libya. Libya Herald reports that, speaking after the signing of a Strategic Partnership Agreement with the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry in Dubai, Mr […]

UAE Firm “in Negotiations” on Business Park

Dubai Investments PJSC [DI] has announced that Dubai Investments International – its wholly-owned subsidiary targeting overseas expansion, is currently tapping into business opportunities in Africa and Asia. As a first step in scaling up its overseas operations, DI International is targeting investments, joint ventures and strategic partnerships across Africa and Asia, and also eyeing commercial […]

Etisalat Academy Training Centre in Libya

Etisalat Academy, the largest single-source provider of training and development solutions in the Middle East, has signed an agreement with Libyan Post Telecommunications Information Company for the establishment of a training academy in Libya. The MoU was signed by Ali Al Sharid, the CEO of Etisalat Services Holding and Dr Faisel Gergab, the chairman of […]

Etihad Suspends Libya Flights

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has temporarily suspended its three weekly passenger flights and two weekly cargo flights to the Libyan capital, Tripoli, effective immediately. The announcement follows safety and operational challenges which the airline has observed in recent months at Tripoli airport. Captain Richard Hill, Etihad Airways’ Chief Operations […]

Etihad Opens Office in Tripoli

UAE-based Etihad Airways has opened an office in Tripoli on Sunday. In a ceremony marking the occasion, the UAE’s Ambassador to Libya, Saeed Obaid Al Kaabi, said the office would help to ease travel between the two countries”. The event was attended by Abbas Ali, Regional Director of Etihad Airways, and a number of Libyan […]

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