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

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Tripoli International (TIP)
Libya B
Africa B

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13 Countries served
18 Destinations served
29 Routes served




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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, ...

Afriqiyah A330 a possible write-off as Tripoli fighting escalates

Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) could be forced to write-off one of its three recently delivered A330-200s following an attack on Tripoli Int'l airport this past weekend. The Libyan Herald says the A330, along with an A320, were hit with gunfire which, in the A330's case, was described as "severe".

It is also claimed that three B737s belonging to local private carrier, Buraq Air (UZ, Tripoli Mitiga), also sustained damage though the severity is currently unknown.

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Libyan Airlines, Afriqiyah eye freighters for cargo operations

Afriqiyah Airways (8U, Tripoli Int'l) and sister carrier, Libyan Airlines (LN, Tripoli Int'l), are both in the process of acquiring freighter aircraft in a bid to regain control of the Libyan market from foreign operators. Libyan Airlines' chairman, Khalid Taynaz, told industry publication, Loadstar, that his airline's maiden dedicated freight operations will begin as soon as the required aircraft arrived.

“We are now in negotiations to lease one aircraft and are thinking of buying another ...


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


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