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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Libyan African Aviation Holding Company

This is an interesting Expanding airline. Note that they have a Hub in Benin.

-Shimron

Libyan Airlines (Arabic: الخطوط الجوية الليبية‎; transliterated: al-Khutut al-Jawiyah al-Libiyah), formerly known as Libyan Arab Airlines,[1] is the national flag carrier airline of Libya, based in Tripoli.

It operates scheduled passenger and cargo services within Libya and to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Its main base is Tripoli International Airport.[2]

  • The airline carried 885,000 passengers in 2007, of which 40% travelled on domestic services. It ­expects to carry 950,000 passengers this year.
  • Libyan Airlines and Afriqiyah Airways, Libya's other state carrier, have recently been grouped under Libyan African Aviation Holding Company, an umbrella organisation created to oversee a co-ordinated development of Libya's air transport sector.[3]
  • The airline is also a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization and the International Air Transport Association.

Fleet
Airbus A300B4-600R2
Airbus A320-2003(6 orders)

Operated by Nouvelair
Airbus A330-200 (4 orders)
Airbus A350 XWB (4 orders)
Bombardier CRJ 900ER 5
Fokker F27 2
Fokker F28 1

Source: Wikipeida

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