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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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Libya Set To Return Airlines To The Skies

Nearly a year ago a revolution was set in motion in Libya, grounding the nation’s two primary airlines, Afriqiyah Airways and Libyan Airlines.  At the time the Libyan Uprising began on the 15th of February 2011 Afriqiyah Airwaysand Libyan Airlines were two years into a planned merger … now three months following the end of…

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