Afriqiyah Airways (8U) Flight schedules
Afriqiyah AirwaysÂ is an airline based in Tripoli, Libya. It operates domestic services between Tripoli and Benghazi and international scheduled services to over 20 destinations in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Its main base is Tripoli International Airport. The name Afriqiyah comes from the Arabic language word for African. The 9.9.99 logo on the side of Afriqiyah's airplanes refers to the date of the Sirte Declaration which marked the formation of the African Union. The idea was for Afriqiyah to be the "Airline of Africa" with its hub in Tripoli.
Afriqiyah Airways is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization and the International Air Transport Association.
The airline expects to carry 655,000 passengers in 2008. With the continued launching of new routes, Afriqiyah aims to carry 1 million passengers by the end of 2009. The airline generated US$120 million in revenue in 2006.
Afriqiyah Airways Contact Information
|IATA Code||8U||ICAO Code||AAW|
|Phone||+218 21 444 2622||Fax||+218 21 444 8302|
|Hub City||Tripoli||Head Office||Baladya St, Grand Hotel|