Libyan Airlines, formerly known as Libyan Arab Airlines over several decades, is the country’s flag carrier. Based in Tripoli, it operates scheduled passenger and cargo services within Libya and to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, the majority of which leave from Tripoli International Airport. Benina International Airport in Benghazi serves as a secondary base. The company is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization and the International Air Transport Association. It is wholly owned by the government of Libya.