Showing posts with label Toumai Air Tchad. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Toumai Air Tchad. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

► CHAD: Toumaï Air Tchad resumes limited operations with Hajj charters.

Toumaï Air TchadToumaï Air Tchad (9D) has resumed limited operations using its ex-Georgian Star International (GST) B737-300 (MSN 24717 | TT-EAZ) for Hajj charter flights from N'Djamena to Madinah, Saudi Arabia. 

Thursday, January 17, 2013

► CHAD: Congolese government provides Chad with Il76 to aide with deployment of 2'000 troops to Mali.

Chad flagThe Congolese government has made ​​available its Ilyushin Il76 (MSN 1033415504 | TN-AFS) transport to the Chadian government following the latter's decision to deploy 2000 troops to join the growing international operation (Mission Internationale de soutien au Mali - MISMA) against Islamist insurgents in northern Mali.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

► CHAD: The case of Toumaï Air Tchad and the dodgy Boeing 737-300.

Toumai Air TchadA confiscated Georgian-owned Boeing 737-300 (4L-IMA) could soon join the fleet of grounded Chadian national carrier, Toumaï Air Tchad (9D). However, the acquisition is shrouded in controversy as the Chadian private press allege that the aircraft is to be diverted to Sky Air Corp, a local company owned and run by Zakaria Déby, the son of Chadian strongman, Idris Déby, who incidentally, is also the boss of Toumaï Air Tchad.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

► CHAD: Toumaï Air Tchad grounded by authorities after IATA audit finds serious safety shortcomings.

Toumaï Air TchadChadian state carrier Toumaï Air Tchad (9D), along with two other unspecified airlines, have been grounded indefinitely by Chadian authorities in Ndjamena following a damning safety audit of the airlines by IATA, which uncovered serious safety shortcomings.