|Petro Air |
Malek Ben Senan Street,
P.O. Box: 2453,
Tripoli , Libya,
Tel: +218 21 3621972 – 74
Fax: +218 21 3621978,
+218 21 362 19 81
Ownership: state-owned (100%), for details please see below.
Petro Air was incorporated in 2008 subject to a resolution by the General People’s Committee merging four National Oil Corporation (NOC) aviation departments (Sirte, Waha, Zuetina and Veba) into one entity. Petro Air commenced operations on the 1st June 2008, its objective is to provide aviation services and support for all the sectors of the oil industry in Libya, drawing on individual merged company aviation departments previous track record, noting since its operations it captured 80% market share. Staff members: approx 300.
Petro Air fleet consist of the following:
- 1 x Embrear 170 (Engines: 2 x GE CF34-8E)
- 1 x Fokker 28
- 2 x de Havilland Q300 (Engines: 2 x PW123)
- 1 x beech Crafft King Air (Engines: 2 x PT6-68)
- 8 x de Havilland Twin Otter (Engines: 2 x PT6A-27-34)