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24 October 2011 15:06
Etihad Airways is to start flights to Tripoli
Etihad Airways has announced plans to launch flights to Tripoli.
The national airline of the UAE said that the Libyan capital will become its fourth North African destination.
James Hogan, chief executive officer of Etihad Airways, suggested that it is expected to initially carry holidaymakers, who may have taken out a good
travel insurance policy, thrice a week to Tripoli.
Mr Hogan said: "As soon as the Nato no-fly zone is lifted, the airport is declared safe and all appropriate infrastructure is in place we will be able to begin services."
The new service is expected to make the Libyan capital more accessible to holidaymakers.
Meanwhile, travellers who are taking flights to Dubai could make use of the opportunity to get a glimpse of new varieties of gold at the Eighth Dubai City of Gold Conference, it has emerged.
18 January 2017
Researchers at Cambridge University may have made a breakthrough in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, according to preliminary findings.
17 January 2017
Stansted Airport has made a bid to become Britain's next hub for long-haul travel, as passengers are promised seamless connection facilities and baggage transfer.
13 January 2017
Long-term goals such as travelling more and visiting new places have come above healthy eating and changing jobs in a list of the top New Year's resolutions.
14 January 2017
Some of the biggest airports in the UK have been forced to cancel flights as snow and blizzard conditions sweep parts of the country.
Stress could be as significant a risk factor for heart attacks and strokes as smoking, drinking and overeating, new research shows.
24 December 2016
Planned strikes by British Airways cabin crew on Christmas Day and Boxing Day have been suspended amid continuing industrial unrest ahead of the weekend break.
11 January 2017
A connection between diabetes and inflection in children could be a major breakthrough in developing a cure for type 1 diabetes, according to new research.
10 January 2017
A new trial aimed at tackling widespread loneliness among older people is successfully reducing isolation using community-based tactics, a report shows.
07 January 2017
People may be able to enjoy better brain health in later life by following a Mediterranean diet, research has suggested.
06 January 2017
Many Britons plan to cut down on the costs of their holidays in 2017, as part of their financial resolutions for the New Year.
05 January 2017
Holidaymakers have been encouraged to make the most of the fact 2017 boasts a pair of bank holiday weekends just two weeks apart.
04 January 2017
Holidaymakers are increasingly turning their attentions to trips which are all-inclusive, new research has suggested.