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

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Tripoli International (TIP)
Libya B
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7 Countries served
9 Destinations served
11 Routes served




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Libya's Afriqiyah Airways starts int'l flights out of Kufrah

Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) has commenced international flights out of Kufrah, linking the south-eastern Saharan town with Tunis via Brack. Additional flights to Egypt are also expected to commence in the coming months.

Though Tunisia has closed it airspace to all Libyan traffic originating in the west of the country, currently under Islamist control, flights from the east are still permitted provided they undergo Libyan government security checks in either Brack or Tobruk.

Turkish Airlines to lease five A330s; confirms Afriqiyah deal

Turkish Airlines (TK, Istanbul Atatürk) has confirmed it will lease two A330-300s from Libya's Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) a filing with the Istanbul Stock Exchange has revealed. F-WWTS (cn 1499) and F-WWCK (cn 1535), which are currently in storage at Teruel in Spain, will be secured on 8-year long contracts it said.

The Turkish carrier will also lease three A330-200s from Wells Fargo Bank Northwest, NA adding to its existing fleet of seventeen A330-200s.

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Tunisia again seals off airspace to western Libyan flights

Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) has been forced to cancel its recently resumed flights to Tunisia after authorities there sealed off their airspace to Libyan carriers operating out of the west of the country. A Tunisian government functionary told Reuters newswire the closure was as a result of security concerns.

The move comes 4 days after Tunis allowed Libyan carriers departing from Tripoli Mitiga and Misurata to resume flights to Tunisia and 6 days after Islamic State terrorists ...

Tunisia partially reopens airspace to Libyan carriers

Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) will resume flights to neighbouring Tunisia on March 20 after authorities in Tunis partially reopened the country's airspace to Libyan carriers.

Initial services will include 3x weekly flights from Tripoli Mitiga and Misurata to Sfax, Afriqiyah said via social media. According to a NOTAM seen by ch-aviation, the Tunisian Ministry of Transport has limited the flights to both Mitiga and Misurata.

Among its North African neighbours, Morocco has sealed ...


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