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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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Iraqi Airways Flies Into A Legal Battle As It Returns To London After 20 Years

Two days ago a historic moment occurred at London’s Gatwick International Airport … however it happened a nine days later than planned considering much of Europe’s airspace had been closed due to a volcanic ash cloud. On Sunday afternoon an Iraqi Airways Boeing 737-400 (operated by Tor Air) touched down at London Gatwick Airport (LGW)…

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What Is The World’s Largest Airport? (you won’t believe its size!)

Web: www.fishfoto.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 9/01/2009 – What Is The World’s Largest Airport? (you won’t believe its size!) There are a lot of statistics travelers like to know, some are basic, some more advanced, and some have answers that are just staggering. A common curiosity is what is the busiest commercial airport. This distinction goes…

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