UAE-based airline Emirates plans to restart passenger flights to Tripoli from 1st September.
The flights from Dubai will operate every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday, using a Boeing 777-200ER in a three-class configuration, and will make a quick stop in Malta.
Flight EK745 will leave Dubai at 09:30 arriving in Malta at 13:25. It will depart Malta 14:45, arriving in Tripoli at 15:55. The return flight will leave Tripoli International Airport at 17:25 and will land in Dubai at 01:00.
Jean Luc Grillet, Emirates Senior Vice President Commercial Operations for Africa, said:
“We have been closely monitoring the situation in Libya and feel that the time is right to re-launch our services, which will help to support business, international trade and passenger travel to and from Tripoli, as well as strengthening the country’s overall infrastructure.”