Transport

20-02-2011
Qatar Airways is considering adding more Tripoli flights due to increased demand and close bilateral relations, Al Fajar Al Jadeed reported.
13-02-2011
A new baggage hall at Tripoli International Airport opened on 12 February, according to Al Jamahiriya.
06-02-2011
State-owned Afriqiyah Airways will take delivery of a new Airbus A320 soon, Al Fajar Al Jadeed reported on 1 February.
30-01-2011
Libyan Airlines and Buraq Air have increased the prices of return tickets from Tripoli to Benghazi by 12.5%, according to Oea Libya.
30-01-2011
Afriqiyah Airways, the state-owned Libyan carrier, said that it transported 741,000  passengers in 2010, an increase of 81,000 over 2009, according to Al Shams.
16-01-2011
Air France announced on 11 January that it would begin flying to Tripoli four times a week on 29 March, 2011.
09-01-2011
The state-owned General Company for Rapid Transport has signed a delivery contract for 60 new passenger buses, valued at LD10m ($8m), Al Jamahiriya reported.
02-01-2011
Libyan Airlines and Afriqiyah Airways took delivery of two new Airbus A320s on 23 December, according to Al Shams, with the aircraft received in a ceremony at Gardabya Airport in Sirte.
02-01-2011
The International Air Travel Association (IATA) will sign an agreement with the GPC of Foreign Liaison and International Cooperation on 5 January, according to Oea Libya, which quoted a source from Libyan Airlines.
02-01-2011
Libyan and Syrian officials held a meeting on 23 December to discuss deepening their bilateral maritime links, according to a report from the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).
19-12-2010
The secretary of the management committee of the Ras Al Jadir highway project and the head of an Italian consortium signed a €125m construction engineering contract on 14 December, Al Shams reported.
19-12-2010
Libyan Airlines has added a route from Misurata to the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria, according to Al Shams.
12-12-2010
The Libyan African Aviation Holding Company (LAAHC) and German airline Lufthansa signed an aviation safety agreement on 5 December, Al Jamahiriya reported.
12-12-2010
UK-based airline BMI is delaying the launch of its London Heathrow-Tripoli route until February 2011, according to Air & Business Travel News, an aviation industry news website.
05-12-2010
A feasibility study is under way for a $2bn high-speed rail line connecting Benghazi with Tobruk, on Libya’s eastern Mediterranean coast, according to MEED.