in Route Planning & Tourism

Turkish PM says flights to Libya to resume

Posted 14 February 2017 · Add Comment

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has confirmed Turkish Airlines will resume scheduled passenger flights to Libya following the signing of an agreement between the two countries' governments last week, reports ch-aviation.

The agreement, which saw the return to Tripoli of Turkey's Ambassador to Libya last month, will now lead to the resumption of passenger flights, he said in a statement. No timeframe was, however, specified.

Turkish Airlines ended regular passenger flights to Misurata and Tripoli Mitiga in January 2015 following an escalation in Libya's internecine conflict. Since then, it has resumed only cargo services to the troubled North African country.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

A new way to Scout out web booking

An innovative new charter sales platform, Jet Scout, has been introduced to the African and Middle East market. Vincent Chappard finds out why it is receiving a positive reaction.

Travelport and Nesma Airlines announce new long-term agreement

Travelport and Nesma Airlines have announced the signing of a new, multi-year, full content agreement.

SAA and Hawaiian Airlines launch new interline partnership

South African Airways (SAA) and Hawaiian Airlines have established a new interline agreement, that provides new and convenient flight options for both SAA and Hawaiian customers travelling between the Hawaiian Islands and Southern

Eye spy in Africa

Increasing terrorist threats have led to a massive increase in special mission aircraft in Africa. Alan Warnes looks at the latest situation.

Fastjet appoint new CCO

Fastjet has appointed Sylvain Bosc as new CCO. Bosc previously worked at South African Airways.

IATA: Global Standards, Cooperation and Data Key to Keeping Aviation Safe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged aviation safety stakeholders to reinforce their commitment to a safety framework based on global standards, cooperation and dialogue, and effective use of data.

EBACE17 SK0103240517
See us at
EBACE17 BT0103240517Aviation Festival BT25114617GroundHandling BT0303280917