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Showing posts with label Air Algérie. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Air Algérie. Show all posts

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

■ ALGERIA: Austria, Algeria to renegotiate BASA in push to establish direct flights.

Algeria and Austria are set to commence negotiations over a proposed revision of their Bilateral Air Services Agreement signed in 1991, Austria's Ambassador to Algeria, Ms AloisiaWorgetter, announced on Sunday September 29. According to her, the direct air link will facilitate both increased travel and business between the two countries through the estbalishment of direct flights. At present, there are none.

Monday, July 22, 2013

► FLEET UPDATE BULLETIN: Afriqiyah, Libyan Airlines, Syphax Airlines, Comair, Afric Aviation, Solenta Aviation, Tassili Airlines, Air Algérie, AfricaWest, Air Memphis & Royal Air Maroc.

The following is a fleet update bulletin for aircraft that are in use, have been in use or will be in use for these listed airlines: Afriqiyah Airlines (8U), Libyan Airlines (LN), Syphax Airlines (FS), Comair Ltd (MN), Tassili Airlines (SF), Air Algérie (AH), Africa West (FK), Afric Aviation (L8), Solenta Aviation, Air Memphis (E9), Royal Air Maroc (AT).

Thursday, July 11, 2013

► FLEET UPDATE BULLETIN: Arik Air, Tunisair, Air Algérie, Aeolus Air, Comair.

The following is a fleet update bulletin for aircraft that are in use, have been in use or will be in use for these listed airlines: Arik Air (W3), Tunisair (TU), Air Algérie (AH), Aeolus Air (AAZ) and Comair South Africa.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

■ ALGERIA: Ethiopia, Algeria agree to set up Business Chamber; discuss possible air links.

Algeria and Ethiopia on Sunday June 30, signed a Declaration on Strategic Partnership aiming at boosting their existing, if currently tepid, bilateral relations. Under the declaration, thecountries will cooperate in various fields, namely health, cultural and economic, while an Algerian-Ethiopian Business Council will be set up to promote economic cooperation between the two countries. As a direct result, the possibility of establishing an air route between the two countries was also discussed.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

► ALGERIA: Air Algérie's turnaround plan begins to bear fruit as Africa now a "priority" market.

Air Algérie logoAir Algérie's (AH) turnaround plan is beginning to pay off with the number of passengers uplifted increasing by more than 13% during the first four months of 2013. The carrier's traffic has grown by 13.61% on 2011/2012 resulting in a market share growth of 49%, CEO Mohamed Salah Boultif announced at a press conference in Algiers on Saturday.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

► BRAZIL: Royal Air Maroc to return to Brazil from mid December.

Royal Air Maroc RAMMorocco's national carrier, Royal Air Maroc (AT) is set to join the growing number of African carriers jostling for a share of the growing South America - Africa market when it resumes flights to Brazil from December this year. Swiss aviation newswire, ch-aviation, reports that flights from Casablanca to Sao Paolo will operate 3x weekly using a 767-300ER effective 20 December.

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.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

► ALGERIA: Air Algérie details its planned Joburg, Sao Paulo and Amsterdam flights.

Air Algérie logoAlgerian national carrier, Air Algérie (AH), has hinted at possible dates for its planned new routes to Johannesburg, Amsterdam and Sao Paulo. The new destinations are part of the airline's reorientation plans which will see it transform Algiers into an international hub. 

Monday, April 29, 2013

► ALGERIA: Air Algérie now eyeing two Ethiopian Airlines MD11Fs for Cargo ops.

Air Algérie logoAir Algérie (AH) is planning to add two Ethiopian Airlines Cargo McDonnell Douglas MD-11Fs (possibly (MSN 48758 | ET-AML) and (MSN 48780 | ET-AND)) to its Cargo division as part of its fleet renewal and business turnaround plan.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

► SPAIN: Air Algérie to tentatively offer Summer flights between Oran and Madrid.

Air Algérie logoAlgerian national carrier, Air Algérie (AH), is planning to offer an Oran – Madrid service from 24JUN13 to 18SEP13  though reservations are not, at present, available to general public.

Monday, March 11, 2013

► ALGERIA: Air Algérie to retain Beijing flights following improvement in load factors; to add Conakry, Ndjamena, Lagos in Winter 2013/14.

Air Algérie logoAlgerian national carrier, Air Algérie (AH), is planning new routes to Ndjamena (Chad), Lagos, and Conakry (Guinea) during Winter'13/14 according to the airline's President and Director-General, Mohamed Saleh Bolatif.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

► ALGERIA: Government gives Air Algérie greenlight to proceed with fleet renewal plans but remains hesitant about deregulation, Open Skies.

Air Algérie logoThe Algerian Government has given national carrier, Air Algèrie (AH), in whom it is 100% shareholder, the green light to proceed with the acquisition of 16 new aircraft in a bid to bolster the airline's long term viability and therefore, profitability. However, until such time that Air Algèrie is capable of holding its own, the Government has deferred both the liberalization of the local aviation industry and the possibility of an Open Skies treaty, without completely excluding them in the future.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

► ALGERIA: Air Algérie in talks to buy 787-8s, 737-800NGs and A330s as international expansion plans move forward.

Air Algérie logoAlgerian carrier, Air Algèrie (AH), in an announcement via its official Facebook page, is to forge ahead with the first stage of its previously announced renewal plan with the carrier said to be negotiating a deal for the purchase of an undisclosed number of Boeing 787-800s, that it hopes to "make concrete very soon." Delivery of the first aircraft is scheduled for 2017.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

■ ALGERIA: Air Algérie renews IOSA certificate; successfully concludes SAFA inspections with EU.

Air Algérie logoThe International Air Transport Association (IATA) has renewed Algerian national airline Air Algérie's (AH) IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) certificate for a further two years, the carrier said in a statement.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

► ALGERIA: Air Algérie adds various domestic, regional flights.

Air Algérie logoAir Algèrie (AH) has added 3 new connections to its domestic and regional networks effective 28 October 2012. Among the new routes are Oran - Tunis, Adrar, Algeria - Bordj Mokhtar, Algeria – Tamanrasset, Algeria and Constantine, Algeria – Tamanrasset, Algeria.

Monday, November 5, 2012

● ALGERIA: Program for the Arab Air Carriers Organization 45th AGM in Algiers.

Arab Air Carriers OrganizationThe Arab Air Carriers Organization is holding its 45th Annual General Meeting from 5-7 November 2012 in the Algerian capital, Algiers. The symposium this year is hosted by the Chief Executive Officer of Air Algérie, Mohamed Salah Boultif, who is also Chairman of the AGM, with patron, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of Algeria.

Monday, October 1, 2012

■ ALGERIA: More government protectionism as Minister says Low Cost Carrier would be "unprofitable".

Algerian GovernmentDespite protests outside offices of Algeria's national carrier Air Algérie (AH)  in both London and Paris two weeks ago, calling for the liberalisation of Algerian skies, the Algerian Government has remained adamant that the creation of any Low Cost Carrier (LCC) in the country would not be profitable; a move that the Algerian media says, smacks of government protectionism for both Air Algèrie and AigleAzur (ZI).

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

► ALGERIA: Air Algérie Boeing 737 lands short of runway at Algiers; no injuries.

Air Algérie logoAn Air Algérie (AH) Boeing 737-800 (MCN: 34164 | 7T-VKA), operating domestic flight AH6231 from Tamanrasset, Algeria to Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport on 18 September 2012, at 03h25 local time, reportedly landed ahead of the runway threshold on the paved surface of the runway end safety area, to the right of the extended runway centreline, thereby taking out a number of runway end and edge lights during the subsequent roll out. 

Thursday, August 16, 2012

► ALGERIA: Air Algérie to start Nigeria & South Africa flights but axes Beijing.

Air Algérie logoAlgerian national carrier Air Algérie (AH) has joined the growing list of carriers, both African and international, that are turning their focus towards the long neglected African market in the hopes that it will provide the stimulus needed for sustainable long term growth.