Air Libya

Air Libya’s new Avro RJ100 enters service

Air Libya‘s newest Avro RJ100, 5A-FLF (msn E3381), entered service on 27 January, operating TLR147/148 from Benghazi to Alexandria. She had been ferried to the airline’s base at Benghazi on 29 December. She joins RJ100 5A-FLG (msn E3377), who has been flying primarily between Benghazi and Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport. A […]

Ex Swiss Avro RJ100 delivered to Air Libya

After painting in full Air Libya colors, former Swiss Avro RJ100 5A-FLF (msn E3381) was delivered to the airline on 29 December, being ferried to the airline’s base at Benghazi via Malta. She had been ferried to East Midlands for painting by AirbourneColours on 19 December and rolled out on […]

Ex Swiss Avro RJ100 ferried to paintshop

Former Swiss Avro RJ100 5A-FLF (msn E3381) was ferried to East Midlands on 19 December for painting into Air Libya colors by AirbourneColours. She had been at Prestwick for maintenance by Chevron since June. She had arrived there from Cranfield as M-ABKZ, but emerged from the hangar on 30 October […]

Avro RJ100 delivered to Air Libya

Former Swiss Avro RJ100 M-ABKY (msn E3377, ex HB-IYV/G-CFAB) was delivered to Air Libya as 5A-FLG. She had been stored at Cranfield since November 2016, initially as HB-IYV and then as G-CFAB. She was registered as M-ABKY to Mohamed Ahmed Elobeid on 17 January. After some post-storage maintenance, she was […]

Avro RJ100 5A-FLG

Air Libya Avro RJ100 5A-FLE

Air Libya acquires ex Swiss Avro RJ100

Air Libya has acquired former Swiss Avro RJ100 HB-IYR (msn E3382) from Falko as 5A-FLE. HB-IYR has been in storage at Cranfield since February, when she was returned off-lease to Falko. She was re-registered as G-CFAF in March. That registration was cancelled on 12 July, and she was registered M-ABKX […]

Air Libya BAe 146-300 burned at Dahra

Air Libya has lost a second aircraft as a result of the turmoil afflicting the country. In July 2014, Avro RJ100 5A-FLB (msn E3234) was written off after being severely damaged during fighting near Tripoli’s airport. Now BAe 146-300 5A-DKQ (msn E3191) — Air Libya’s first 146, acquired in 2009 […]

Air Libya Avro RJ100 damaged in airport fighting

Avro RJ100 5A-FLB (msn E3234) of Air Libya has apparently been damaged when rival militias battled for control of Tripoli’s airport in mid July. Shelling and gunfire resulted in several aircraft being completely destroyed — including an Afriquiyah Airbus A330 and a Libyan Arab Bombardier CRJ00 — and others damaged […]