Libyan Airlines is the national flag carrier airline of Libya. Established in 1964 as Kingdom of Libya Airlines, it originally offered flights to domestic cities. Headquartered in Tripoli, Libyan Airlines is owned by the Libyan African Aviation Holding Company and is run by Captain Mohamed M. Ibsem.
An estimated 950,000 passengers fly with Libyan Airlines each year from its hub at Tripoli International Airport. The airline operates an international network of both passenger and cargo flights to destinations across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Libyan Airlines flights to the United Kingdom depart from London Heathrow and Manchester Airport. Other routes from Libya fly to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Greece, Italy, Spain and Turkey.
Libyan Airlines is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization and the International Air Transport Association.
Libyan Airlines advises passengers to arrive at the airport at least three hours before the flight. Check-in desks close one hour before scheduled departure. All passengers must be at the boarding gate 20 minutes prior to take-off.
The baggage restrictions onboard a Libyan Airlines flight varies between cabin class. Economy can check in up to 30kg, Business Class are permitted up to 40kg and First Class ticket holders can check in up to 50kg of hold luggage. All Libyan Airlines passengers can carry on one item of hand luggage not exceeding 5kg.
The seat pitch onboard a Libyan Airlines flight varies between aircraft. The airline uses a network of codeshare aircraft. Passengers should check Libyan Airlines information in advance for seat pitch details.
Frequent Flyer Programme
Libyan Airlines does not currently offer a frequent flyer programme instead the airline is committed to providing a professional service adding value to the cost of the airline fare.
Libyan Airlines is pleased to announce the purchase of two new ATR 42-500 aircraft. Equipped with PW 127M engines and a capacity for 48 passengers, Libyan Airlines believe this will improve passenger comfort and safety. The airline will take delivery of the aircraft later in the year.