UK carriers ponder Libya return

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  1. uggboy
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    UK carriers ponder Libya return:)

    With Qatar Airways announcing the launch of flights to Benghazi from November 1, British carriers BA and Bmi continue to monitor the situation before committing to the relaunch of services to Libya.

    Qatar Airways today announced it will fly four times-weekly to Libya’s second largest city from next month, using two-class A320 aircraft (see online news October 24).

    Both BA and Bmi suspended services to Tripoli back in February, with the latter being forced to cancel its flights just days after the launch of the route (see online news February 22).

    Bmi’s flights are currently suspended up to and including November 20. A spokesperson for the airline said that “The intention is to go back into Libya as soon as it's practical and safe to do so, so we're continuing to monitor the situation and work with the relevant authorities with a view to resuming services as soon as we can”.

    SOURCE // MUCH MORE!>http://www.businesstraveller.com/news/uk-carriers-ponder-libya-return

    Opinion: This is a huge opportunity, an untaped potential for which carriers will do everything IMHO to get people in who wanted always to visit this country. Plus business of course!:)


     
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    It would be great to see these airlines back in Libya again. It would help the region get back to "business as usual" and get their economy going again.
     
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    Indeed a good idea, that's how a country could be elevated from a stagnant closed society to a vibrant open society! Hope many carrier follow suit, demand would be surely high, because of business and many tourists who wanted always to see this country too. Thumbs up!
     

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