Libyan Airlines resumes flights to Alexandria, Egypt

Alwasat - Cairo Thu 18 Feb 2021, 11:01 PM
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Libyan Airlines resumed its flights to Burj Al-Arab Airport in Alexandria, Egypt, on Thursday afternoon, more than a year after the national carrier's flights to Egyptian territory were suspended, according to Egypt's Al-Ahram newspaper.

The announcement of the resumption of flights was made by the head of the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority, Dr. Ashraf Nuwair, who announced that the Egypt had "ratified the resumption of Libyan Airlines flights to Egypt, after a break of more than a year."

The first flight took off from Benghazi's Benina International Airport in Benghazi and will be followed next week by a flight from Tripoli's Mitiga International Airport.

The announcement that civil aviation authorities in Cairo have approved the resumption of Libyan Airlines flights to Egypt follows a meeting this morning between President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and the head of the  national unity government Abdulhamid Dabaiba.

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