airmale
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Libyan Arab To France

Sun Feb 17, 2002 6:11 am

LN have sre resuming operations to Paris, suspended since 1992, A320 will be used on the route. Air France are also planning to return to Tripoli later this year.

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RE: Libyan Arab To France

Sun Feb 17, 2002 6:13 am

Where'd they get the A320? They had some previously but those were TransAer planes and TransAer went bust. So, whose 320s are these?

Also, does the US hold an embargo against Libya similar to Iran's that would prevent the Libyran airline from getting new Boeings and even Airbuss' with American components?

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RE: Libyan Arab To France

Sun Feb 17, 2002 6:34 am

As long as they lease the aircraft there are no problems and the US sanctions seem not to apply for leased aircraft (they've even leased a B737-400 for a while). However, since the demise of Transaer and the leased B737-400 not flying for LN anymore I haven't seen them at AMS and every Sunday they always cancel the flight.

BTW Air France is very late in restoring flights to Libya. All other major European airlines already have flights to Tripoli.

BTW the Libyan Airlines flight to CDG is still not in the CRS

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RE: Libyan Arab To France

Sun Feb 17, 2002 7:02 am

Flights start end of this month.
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RE: Libyan Arab To France

Sun Feb 17, 2002 10:05 am

I would not recommend anyone have anything to do with Libyan Arab. If you are flying to Libya, stick with KLM, Lufthansa, or BA. Libyan Arab have a terrible reputation for reliability.
 
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RE: Libyan Arab To France

Sun Feb 17, 2002 10:17 am

They are flying an MD80 into LHR ,leased from Nouvelair.
EI-CNO i think off the top of my head
 
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RE: Libyan Arab To France

Sun Feb 17, 2002 12:32 pm

yeah but they have a beautiful livery.
 
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RE: Libyan Arab To France

Wed Feb 20, 2002 7:14 am

wouldn't have any problems to fly with them. and on domestic flts think it's the only way to move a on the "fast" way...
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