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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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10 Countries served
12 Destinations served
15 Routes served

Schedule

Schedule

News

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Libya's Afriqiyah to lease out its new A330-300s?

Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) is reportedly looking to lease out one of its two brand new A330-300s, currently in storage at Teruel, Spain, as F-WWTS (cn 1499) and F-WWCK (cn 1535). With two of its A330-200s damaged during heavy fighting at Tripoli Int'l last year, the carrier has been hesitant to import the two jets into the country resulting in their being stored indefinitely.

Libyan Aviation News reports the airline is looking to secure wet-lease, as opposed to dry-lease, contracts ...

Aerovista suspends Air Libya lease contract

Air Libya (7Q, Tripoli Mitiga) has suspended an ACMI contract with UAE-based lessor Aerovista after the latter withdrew its fleet of aircraft from the troubled North African country citing security reasons.

The Libyan carrier, like fellow operator Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l), had a contract with Aerovista in which a B737-300, 4L-AJW (msn 28733), was used for scheduled flights throughout the region while a B737-500, 4L-AJH (msn 25794), was based out of Tobruk for use in the charter ...

Libya's Afriqiyah confirms suspension of European operations

Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) has confirmed the suspension of its services to Europe, just one week after it announced that it was resuming them. According to a statement issued by the carrier, AeroVista, the UAE-based ACMI specialist which had wet-leased two A320-200s - 4L-AJD (cn 879) and 4L-AJF (cn 1422) - to the Libyans for use on flights to Europe, has decided to quit the country for security reasons.

AeroVista's concerns emanate from an Islamist attack on the luxury Corinthia ...

Afriqiyah A320 deal with Air Contractors ends, exploring options

Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) has ended its partnership with Air Contractors (AG, Dublin Int'l) ch-aviation has learned. According to research, the two A320-200s - EI-ONJ (cn 4203) and EI-ONL (cn 4489) - the Irish ACMI specialists had operated on flights to Europe on behalf of the Libyans have now been ferried to Vilnius where they will be transferred to the Small Planet Airlines (S5, Vilnius) Air Operator's Certificate (AOC).

Under the original agreement, announced in February of ...

Malta's Med Avia opens flights to Tripoli to general public

Med Avia (N5, Malta) has opened up its weekly Malta to Tripoli Mitiga service to the general public effective January 19. The Beech 1900D-operated flights, which Med Avia has been plying for an oil company on an ad-hoc charter basis for the last two months, are sold in conjunction with FCm Travel Solutions.

Since the onset of heavy fighting in June last year, flights to the Libyan capital have come at a steep premium with all international carriers having now suspended services to both ...

Fleet

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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
A319-100123hiddenhiddenhidden
A320-100/-200369hiddenhiddenhidden
A330-200 22hiddenhiddenhidden
A330-300   hiddenhiddenhidden
Total41014hiddenhiddenhidden  
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.

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