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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
14 Routes served

Schedule

Schedule

News

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EC bans all Libyan carriers from European airspace

Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) along with Libyan Airlines (LN, Tripoli Int'l) and all other Libyan carriers have been collectively banned from operating in European airspace after the European Commission ruled that the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority (LyCAA) could no longer fulfil its mandate as a regulatory body in line with international requirements.

“Recent events in Libya have led to a situation whereby the Civil Aviation Authority is no longer able to fulfil its international ...

Afriqiyah's operations beginning to normalize despite war - Fares

Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) chairman Abdulhakim Fares says the carrier's operations have begun to normalize despite the escalation of a civil war that has torn Libya in two. Speaking to Gulf News, Fares said demand as well as revenue inflows had improved following the carrier's switch to Tripoli Mitiga.

Despite half its fleet having been grounded following heavy fighting at Tripoli Int'l this year, Afriqiyah has continued to offer scheduled services to Turkey, Jordan, Egypt, ...

Bankruptcy not an option Senegal Airlines boss insists

Senegal Airlines (DN, Dakar) will not file for bankruptcy despite its precarious financial state the airline's CEO, Racine Mayoro, has said. In an interview with JeuneAfrique magazine, Mayoro said the carrier's high debt ratio had forced it to depend on the Senegalese government for funding.

"It's not possible. Our debt is nothing compared to that of other companies. It would only take one creditor to resolve this issue," the CEO responded when questioned about a possible bankruptcy ...

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.

Sister ...

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 ...

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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