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Afriqiyah Airways, Still Grounded But Buying Planes & Announcing Routes

Libya’s Afriqiyah Airways has been grounded since the 17th of March 2011, when a United Nations mandated No Fly Zone went into effect at the start of the nation’s civil war. Now after a year on the ground, the airline remains flightless while its counterpart, Libyan Arab Airlines, has returned to flying.   Despite the…

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Saudi Arabia Opens Domestic Routes To Foreign Airlines

International airline routes, bilateral and multilateral agreements are governed by the Freedoms Of The Air, as outlined under the 1944 Convention on International Civil Aviation. Within these Nine Freedoms Of The Air it is rare for a foreign carrier to be allowed to operate domestic routes within a foreign nation, especially, without the flight originating…

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