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  • Afriqiyah Airways Airline Name
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General Info

IATA

8U

ICAO

AAW

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Scheduled Carrier
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History

Libo Air Cargo (2010-2013) merged into Afriqiyah Airways

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Base

Tripoli International (TIP)
Libya B
Africa B

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13 Countries served
18 Destinations served
29 Routes served

Schedule

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Libyan carriers resume limited international flights

Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) has resumed operating flights to London Gatwick, albeit from the Tunisian resort town of Djerba. In statement issued via its Facebook account, the Libyan carrier disputed claims the country's western airspace was closed adding that it plans to offer flights from Tripoli's secondary international airport, Tripoli Mitiga, and Brack to Cairo Int'l, Dubai Int'l, Alexandria Borg el Arab, Jeddah, Casablanca Int'l, Tunis, and Istanbul Atatürk this week.

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Libyan carriers reduce operations by 70% as insurers pull out

Libyan Airlines (LN, Tripoli Int'l) and sister carrier, Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l), have reduced their operations by up to 70% as a result of the ongoing turmoil currently affecting the North African country. With the airlines having now sustained over USD3billion in damages to their respective fleets, Bermuda-based specialty insurance firm, Catlin, has moved to cancel its policy covering the two Libyan African Aviation Holding Co. (LAAHCO) entities on the grounds that Libya is now a ...

Air Contractors ferries Libyan A320s to Malta

Air Contractors (AG, Dublin Int'l) has ferried its two A320-200s, EI-ONJ (cn 4203) and EI-ONL (cn 4489), to Malta Skyliner Aviation has reported. While operated under the Irish ACMI specialist's AOC, the aircraft do in fact belong to Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l).

It is to be recalled that Tripoli Int'l, where the aircraft were based, has now been closed owing to sustained heavy fighting which has seen a number of aircraft either partially damaged or completely destroyed.

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Insurance firms weigh up cost of Tripoli Int'l Airport attacks

Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) and sister carrier, Libyan Airlines (LN, Tripoli Int'l), have incurred 'at least' USD200million in damages since fighting broke out at Tripoli Int'l Airport between rival Zintani Islamist militias earlier this month.

"Barclays Bank said in a research note that the fighting at the Tripoli Airport saw USD200 million to USD400 million in damages to aircraft. The aircraft loss will be borne by the niche aviation war market which could also be hit by the loss ...

Libyan Airlines, Afriqiyah cooperate on repatriation flights

Libyan Airlines (LN, Tripoli Int'l) and sister carrier Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) will operate charter flights to help transport over 6'000 Libyan nationals left stranded by the closure of Tripoli Int'l airport.

Pan African newswire, Panapress, says the airlines will offer repatriation flights to nationals currently stuck in Cairo Int'l and Alexandria Borg el Arab in Egypt, Amman Queen Alia, Istanbul Atatürk, Paris CDG, Dubai Int'l, London Gatwick and Manchester Int'l, Sfax, ...

Fleet

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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
A319-100123hiddenhiddenhidden
A320-100/-200437hiddenhiddenhidden
A330-200 22hiddenhiddenhidden
A330-300   hiddenhiddenhidden
Total5712hiddenhiddenhidden  
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.

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