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Qatar Airways Launches Flights to Benghazi

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Friday, 11 November 2011

Qatar Airways has launched scheduled flights to the Libyan port city of Benghazi in North Africa.

Operating four-times-a-week from Doha, Libyas second largest city is a leading economic centre located on the Mediterranean.

Benghazi, together with the Ugandan city of Entebbe, are the airlines latest African destinations launched within the space of two days, taking the number of new routes started by the Doha-based carrier this year to fourteen.

Benghazi is home to numerous industries, including oil refining, food processing, cement production and fishing.

Qatar Airways is operating an Airbus A320 aircraft, configured with 12 seats in Business Class and 132 in Economy on the route.

The Doha-based airline is already well established in Libya, despite having to temporarily suspend flights to Tripoli due to the recent political situation.

Qatar Airways is to launch its last new route of 2011 on 28 November with services from Doha to the Chinese city of Chongqing.

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