Benina Airport Preparing to Receive Berniq Airways Aircraft


The Director of Financial Affairs at Benghazi’s Benina International Airport, Osama Mansour, said that Berniq Airways’ A320 aircraft is scheduled to arrive on Wednesday. Mansour confirmed that the airlines will have its headquarters at Benina airport.

On Monday, the state-owned Afriqiyah Airways announced that it would begin operating direct flights from Tripoli’s Mitiga airport, to Alexandria and Khartoum. This is set to begin on the 4th and 7th of November.

Hisham Al-Kamoushi, the company’s head of schedules at the commercial planning department, said that the flights to Alexandria will be operated on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The flights to Khartoum will be on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

An Afriqiyah Airways plane arrived at Benina International Airport on Friday morning from Mitiga International Airport. This was the first scheduled flight from Tripoli to Benghazi in the past two years.

Onboard the flight was a delegation from the Afriqiyah Airways Company, along the Civil Aviation Authorities (CAA) of the Ministry of Transport in the Government of National Accord (GNA).