Turkish Airlines Resumes Tripoli Flights

Turkish Airlines returns to Tripoli with three weekly flights.

Turkish Airlines returns to Tripoli with three weekly flights
Photo/ Turkish Airlines)

Turkish Airlines (TK) has recommenced scheduled passenger service to Tripoli, the capital of Libya.

Tripoli flights resumed on March 28th, 2024, marking the airline’s return to the Libyan capital after a ten-year hiatus.

Expanded Route Network, 3x Weekly Service

Turkish Airlines emphasised its strengthened position as the leading carrier connecting Africa with the most destinations globally.


The airline, which currently serves 62 locations across the continent, reportedly plans to further expand its network with the launch of new services to seven additional African destinations: Aswan, Brazzaville, Hargeisa, Lomé, Monrovia, Port Sudan, and Windhoek.

Flights to Tripoli will operate on a three times weekly schedule, with departures on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Bilal Ekşi, Chief Executive Officer of Turkish Airlines, highlighted the significance of the relaunch at the inauguration ceremony held at Mitiga International Airport:  

 “As Turkish Airlines, we feel the excitement of connecting continents, this time in Tripoli, the capital of Libya. We are delighted to start flights again to Libya, with which we have historical ties. We will continue to bring cultures together in Africa, as in many continents.”