Monday, June 3, 2013

► ALGERIA: Air Algérie now says it wants two ex-KLM MD11s for its freighter fleet.

Air Algérie logoAlgeria's national carrier, Air Algérie (AH) has announced it will take delivery of two former KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL) McDonnell Douglas MD-11s on five year leases following their conversion into cargo freighters.

It is uncertain as to whether these two aircraft will supplement or replace a previously announced plan to acquire two MD-11Fs from Ethiopian Airlines Cargo.

Air Algérie KLM MD11F Freighters Cargo

While the exact registrations have yet to be revealed, the Dutch airline currently has six MD11s still in active service with three other trijets (regs: PH-KCF/H/I) currently in storage in Victorville, California waiting to be scrapped.