Tag Archives | United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Afriqiyah Airways Suspends European Operations

Afriqiyah Airways has suspended its services to Europe, just a week after announcing that it was resuming them. The suspension follows a decision by UAE-based AeroVista, which had wet-leased two jets to the Libyans for use on flights to Europe, to quit the country for security reasons. ch-aviation reports that Air Libya also had a […]

Libyan Interior Minister Visits UAE

Omar al-Sinki, the interior minister of Libya’s internationally recognized government in Tobruk, met his counterpart in the United Arab Emirates, Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Monday to seek continued support in the battle against Islamist-allied militias. He told Associated Press that he wants greater technical, logistical and political support from Arab and international allies, but […]

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 […]