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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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8 Countries served
10 Destinations served
11 Routes served

Schedule

Schedule

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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 ...

Turkish Airlines linked to Afriqiyah A330 lease deal

Turkish Airlines (TK, Istanbul Atatürk) is reported to be the unnamed European carrier which has been in talks with Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) over the planned lease of the latter's two A330-300s. Libyan media reports state the Turks are currently discussing the possible use of the jets ahead fo the upcoming summer season.

As previously reported, F-WWTS (cn 1499) and F-WWCK (cn 1535) are currently in storage at Teruel in Spain and have yet to commence operations for and on behalf ...

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 ...

Fleet

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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
A319-100123hiddenhiddenhidden
A320-100/-200347hiddenhiddenhidden
A330-200 22hiddenhiddenhidden
A330-300   hiddenhiddenhidden
Total4812hiddenhiddenhidden  
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.

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