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Libyan Airlines, الخطوط الجوية الليبية‎, was founded in 1964 and is the flag carrier of Libya. It was originally known as Libyan Arab Airlines until 2006 where they renamed to their current form. The airline is based in Tripoli, but operates services to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Libyan Airlines is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation and the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Baggage Policy

Currently the only specific information available for Libyan Airline's baggage policy is for carry-on baggage. For checked baggage it depends on your ticket.

Carry-on Baggage

Libyan Airlines permit one carry-on bag per person. The dimensions of this item must not exceed 23 x 40 x 55cm and 8kg in weight. This applies for passengers travelling in business class and economy class. Libyan Airlines currently offer cabin baggage free of charge.

Checked Baggage

Checked Baggage for Libyan Airlines depends on the type of ticket purchased. Check your ticket or with the airline to see charges for checked baggage, and the permitted dimensions.

Cabin Classes

Libyan Airlines offers Economy class on all their flights, and Business on select flights only.

Economy Class

The airline serves hot meals on certain flights. With the option to order food and drinks available on every flight.

There's no in-flight entertainment system onboard. However, passengers may be given a free in-flight magazine to enjoy when airborne.

Economy Class Seats

The Economy Class cabin offers large and spacious seats.

Business Class

On select flights, the airline offers a Business Class cabin, which offers a more luxurious flying experience, with greater comfort, more space for each passenger and some complimentary extras.


Libyan Airlines only currently offers airport check-in.

Online Check-in

Libyan Airlines are yet to offer online check-in for their flights.

Airport Check-in

Libyan Airlines require passengers to check-in for their flights at the airport. The check-in desk opens two hours prior to departure, and will be closed 30 minutes before scheduled departure time.

Alternatives to Libyan Airlines

Airlines that fly similar routes to Libyan Airlines include Egyptair, Libyan Wings and Royal Air Maroc. Please click on the logos below to find out more:

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Hub Airport

Tripoli International Airport

Tripoli International Airport is an international airport serving Tripoli and it’s surrounding areas. After the Libyan Civil War which resulted in closures from mid-2014 due to much damage to the building and aircraft, it was announced in July 2018 that reconstruction work will commence at the airport, resuming some commercial services. This airport was also the hub for Afriqiyah Airways, Buraq Air, and Ghadames Air Transport. Berneeq Fly and MedSky Airways are new Libyan airlines that may operate services out of this airport.


The fleet currently consist of Airbus and Bombardier aircraft, with more in development plans including Boeings.