Air Libya began operations with former Flybe BAe 146-300 5A-DKQ (msn E3191 ex G-JEBD) on 17 February. The 146 had been prepared by KLM Engineering at Norwich, then ferried to Kemble on 6 January for HF radio installation. Following an air test on 3 February, she was ferried to Birmingham on 4 February, and then ferried to Benghazi via Nice on 5 February. Once she received her certification from the Libyan civil aviation authority, she operated her first passenger charter on 17 February. Since then, she has operated a number of charters, domestically and internationally. One such charter took her as far afield as Prague, via Malta, on 8 March.
Recent news items on Air Libya:
- Ex Swiss Avro RJ100 delivered to Air Libya (2018-12-31)
- Ex Swiss Avro RJ100 ferried to paintshop (2018-12-20)
- Avro RJ100 delivered to Air Libya (2018-07-25)
- Ex-Swiss Avro RJ100 being prepared for Air Libya (2018-06-10)
- Air Libya BAe 146 returns to service after maintenance (2018-02-24)