Monday, January 21, 2013

► LIBYA: Tunisair to launch Tunis - Sebha flights from February.

TunisairTunisair (TU) has announced that it will start flights between Tunis and Sebha, Libya effective 1 February. The addition of Sebha will bring the number of Tunisair destinations served in Libya to four after Tripoli and Benghazi, and Misrata.

The new flights will operate three times weekly (Days 135) with Misrata flights also due to increase from their current 3x weekly, to 5x weekly. Reservations via Tunisair's site are not open as yet.

The airline has three flights a day to Tunisia from Tripoli and two from Benghazi.

Tunisair will, starting 2 April 2013, expand its Boeing 737-600 operations from the Tunisian city of Sfax to Libya. New route Benghazi will see 2x weekly flights whilst Tripoli is to resume with 3x weekly flights, having last seen ops from Sfax back in 2001.