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FOUNDED IN 1953. NATIONAL CARRIER. A K A COMPAGNIE NATIONALE DE TRANSPORTES AERIENS. DOMESTIC, REGIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL, PASSENGER AND CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.
DZ-16000 DAR-EL-BEIDA, (GRAND-ALGER), ALGERIA
ALGERIA (PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ALGERIA) WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1962, COVERS AN AREA OF 2,381,741 SQ KM, ITS POPULATIONS IS 31 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS ALGIERS, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS ARABIC.
JANUARY 1993: 334 INTERNATIONAL POINTS IN NORTH & WEST AFRICA, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, BULGARIA, COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES (CIS), CZECH REPUBLIC, EGYPT, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, ITALY, JORDAN, SPAIN, TURKEY, THE MIDDLE EAST, SHARJAH, UK, (UAE), AND SWITZERLAND.
1992 = +$14.5 MILLION (NET PROFIT), +4.6% (RPK) PASSENGER TRAFFIC, 4.9% PASSENGERS (PAX), -16.9% (FTK) FREIGHT TRAFFIC.
DECEMBER 1994: ACCDT: (ALG) 737-2D6C (322-20758, /73 45 27) CRASHED ON LANDING AT COVENTRY, ENGLAND, AFTER HITTING ELECTRICITY PYLON = ALL 5 FATALITIES.
JANUARY 1995: 1994 = +8% (RPK) TRAFFIC, +15.5% PASSENGERS (PAX), +40% (FTK) FREIGHT, 63.5% LF LOAD FACTOR.
OCTOBER 1996: 1 767-300 (A40-GX), EX-GULF AIR (GUL).
SEPTEMBER 1997: REINSTATED SERVICES TO PARIS FROM ANNABA, BEJAIA CONSTANTINE, ORAN, AND TLEMCEN.
OCTOBER 1997: $155 MILLION, 560,000 SQ FT, MAINTENANCE FACILITY TO OPEN IN 2000 AT HOUARI-BOUMEDIENE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
TAMANRASSET - NIAMEY.
APRIL 1998: 8,800 EMPLOYEES.
1 DC-8-61 (45912), ON GROUND SINCE JANUARY 1994 IS PARTED OUT.
JULY 1998: 1997 = >3.5 MILLION PASSENGERS (PAX).
$460 MILLION, 3 ORDERS (2002) 737-600'S, AND 7 ORDERS (2000) 737-800'S, TO REPLACE EXISTING 727 AND 737-200'S.
OCTOBER 1998: PILOT'S STRIKE VIRTUALLY GROUNDS ALL AIR TRAVEL IN ALGERIA. ENDS STRIKE AFTER 13 DAYS.
FISCAL YEAR (FY) 1997 = +$6 MILLION (+$40,000).
MARCH 1999: DECIDES TO HUSHKIT ALL ITS OLDER AIRPLANES TO MEET STAGE 3 NOISE STANDARDS.
APRIL 1999: 9,009 EMPLOYEES. SITA: ALGFZAH.
MAY 1999: 2 A310-203'S (295, 306) RETURNED TO ROYAL JORDANIAN AIRLINES (RJA).
JUNE 1999: 2 737-4YO'S, WET-LEASED FOR SUMMER SEASON.
AUGUST 1999: 1 MD-90-30ER, (AMC) AVIATION (AMF) LEASED, FOR 2 MONTHS.
SEPTEMBER 1999: 1ST 6 MONTHS 1999 = +15% PASSENGERS (PAX).
1 737-400, PEGASUS (PGS) WET-LEASED 6 MONTHS. 9 ORDERS (2000-07) 737-800'S.
DECEMBER 1999: 2 737-4YO'S (23979; 23981), (PGS) WET-LEASED.
FEBRUARY 2000: 1 737-82R (29329), (PGS) LEASED.
MARCH 2000: PLANS SERVICE TO MONTREAL, AND A USA DESTINATION.
APRIL 2000: 8,798 EMPLOYEES. SITA: ALGDDAH.
MAY 2000: TO MILAN (MALPENSA) (DAILY).
JUNE 2000: 1 767-300, ROYAL BRUNEI AIRLINES (RBA) WET-LEASED, UNTIL END OF SEPTEMBER 2000.
AUGUST 2000: 1ST 737-8D6 (610-30202, 7T-VJJ) DELIVERY. 4 ORDERS RAISBECK, STAGE 3, ENGINE HUSHKITS FOR 727-200'S (22373; 22374; 22375; 22765).
SEPTEMBER 2000: 1 737-8D6 (640-30203, 7T-VJK) DELIVERY. 1 737-4YO (1731-24345, /89 28 18), PEGASUS AIRLINES (PGS) WET-LEASED. 1 737-8D6 (30204, 7T-VJL) DELIVERY.
OCTOBER 2000: 1 737-8D6 (30205, 7T-VJM) DELIVERY.
NOVEMBER 2000: IN 3RD QUARTER 2001, PLANS TO LEASE 1 737-800, & IN 2ND QUARTER 2003, TO LEASE 2 737-600'S TO ITS SUBSIDIARY, TASSILI AIRLINES (TLR). 1 737-86N (573-28628, TC-APN), PEGASUS AIRLINES (PGS) WET-LEASED.
DECEMBER 2000: ANNOUNCES IT WILL PRIVATIZE.
HAS BUILT NEW HANGAR MAINTENANCE FACILITY TO OPEN IN APRIL 2001. CATERS FOR 2 747'S, & UP TO 2 767'S.
1 747-341 RETURNED TO AIR ATLANTA ICELANDIC (AID).
JANUARY 2001: 1 737-8D6 (30206, 7T-VJN) DELIVERY.
FEBRUARY 2001: PARIS TO TAMANRASSET, VIA ALGIERS (737-800, WEEKLY).
2 A300B4-600R'S (601; 616), ROYAL JORDANIAN AIRLINES (RJA) LEASED.
APRIL 2001: (http://www.airalgerie.dz). (email@example.com).
BEJAIA TO PARIS (CDG) (737-800, WEEKLY).
MAY 2001: IN NOVEMBER 2001, TAMANRASSET TO LYON.
JUNE 2001: ORAN TO MONTPELLIER (737-400).
6TH 737-8D6 DELIVERY. 737-86N (28628) RETURNED TO PEGASUS AIRLINES (PGS).
JULY 2001: 2 747-200B'S, AIR ATLANTA ICELANDIC (AID) WET-LEASED FOR SUMMER, TO PARIS. 737-8D6 (30208, 7T-VJP) DELIVERY.
AUGUST 2001: IN NOVEMBER, NADOR to DUSSELDORF (737-500, WEEKLY).
NOVEMBER 2001: 767-204ER (24239), EX-EXCEL AIRLINES (SBE), AIR ATLANTA ICELANDIC (AID), WET-LEASED 6 MONTHS.
JANUARY 2002: IN MARCH, TO MOVE ITS FLIGHTS FROM PARIS ORLY TO PARIS CHARLES DE GAULLE (CDG).
APRIL 2002: 1ST 737-6D6 (30209, 7T-VJQ) DELIVERY.
MAY 2002: 737-6D6 (1131-30545, 7T-VJR) DELIVERY.
JUNE 2002: 3 737-6D6'S (30210, 7T-VJS; 30546, 7T-VJT; 30211 7T-VJU) DELIVERIES.
July 2002: A340-313X (117, 7T-VKL), Khalifa (KHZ) wet-leased for operations between Oran and Paris.
October 2002: Oran to Brussels (weekly).
November 2002: Algiers to Manchester (737-600, weekly).
January 2003: 747-4J6 (25879), ex-Air China (BEJ), Khalifa (KHZ) wet-leased for the Hadj. 1 A330-322 (171, C-FRAV), Skyservice (SKB) wet-leased.
March 2003: ACCDT: 737-2T4 (885-22700, /83 7T-VEZ), veered off the runway and crashed shortly after taking off from an airport in Tamanrasset, in southern Algeria = 6 (FC - CA)/97 passenger fatalities, of 6/98. Suspected engine failure after takeoff.
July 2003: 8,800 employees.
747-267B (22429, TF-ABP), Air Atlanta Icelandic (AID) wet-leased.
September 2003: 2002 = 2.98 Billion (RPK) traffic (-24.9%); -31.2% (ASK) capacity; 62% LF (+5.2); 2.7 Million passengers (PAX) (-24.5%).
2002 TOP WORLD AIRLINES PASSENGER TRAFFIC (RPK) (Billion):
135 (CYP) 3.31; 136 (ETH) 3.29; 137 (GOT) 3.22; 138 (MWX) 3.19; 139 (ICE) 3.19; 140 (XIH) 3.14; 141 (IBW) 3.09; 142 (COP) 3.03; 143 (ALG) 2.98; 144 (DAT) 2.97; 145 (APC) 2.87; 146 (EBA) 2.84; 147 (LDI) 2.82; 148 (SIC) 2.82; 149 (MLT) 2.75.
737-86N (CFM56-7B24) (28628, TC-APN), Pegasus Airlines (PGS) wet-leased. 1 767-204ER (23072, TF-ATY), Air Atlanta Icelandic (AID) wet-leased. 1 A320-214 (222, TS-INE), Nouvelair Tunisie (NOU) wet-leased.
November 2003: Next month, to resume Constantine - Mulhouse (weekly).
$650 Million, 3 orders (2004-02) 737-800's, 5 orders (2005-01) A330-200's, & 6 orders (2003-12) ATR72-500's, ex-Khalifa (KHZ) (to replace 7 F 27-400's).
December 2003: Signed a joint venture contract with EADS Sogerma Services to assist Air Algerie (ALG) in "further evolving its maintenance capabilities" at its Algiers operating base at Houari Boumedienne International Airport. It will enable (ALG) to handle Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) activities on its own fleet as well as offer contract services to other airlines and operators.
2 ATR72-212A's (648; 652) deliveries.
February 2004: ATR72-212A (672) delivery.
May 2004: A330-301 (054, F-OMSA), ex-Aer Lingus (ARL), Ansett Worldwide (AWW) leased, EADS SOGERMA wet-leased.
June 2004: 737-4Q8 (25375), (MNG) Airlines (MHK) wet-leased. 767-200ER, Air Atlanta icelandic (AID) wet-leased.
July 2004: 2003 = 3.34 Billion (RPK) traffic (+12.2%); 66.1% LF; 3.21 Million passengers (PAX) (+19%); 19.09 Million (FTK) freight (+6.7%).
737-8S3 (29250, TC-APH), Pegasus Airlines (PGS) wet-leased.
August 2004: 747-357 (22996, TF-ARS), Air Atlanta Icelandic (AID) wet-leased.
December 2004: 8,800 employees.
January 2004: 727-2D6 (21284) returned to service (RTS).
February 2005: 3 orders 737-800 winglet shipsets from Aviation Partners Boeing (APB). Contract has option to upgrade all its existing 737-800's with winglets.
A330-202 (647) delivery.
March 2005: A330-232 (653, 7T-VJY), delivery.
June 2005: A330-232 (667, 7T-VJZ), delivery.
July 2005: 8th 737-8D6 (1748-34164, 7T-VKA) delivery. +2 in 8/06. A320-211 (030, F-GZZZ), Eagle Air (EGZ) wet-leased.
August 2005: 2 737-8D6's (34165, 7T-VKB; 34166, 7T-VKC), deliveries.
November 2005: A330-301 (054), returned to (EADS), wet-leased to Air Madrid (AMD).
January 2006: 2 737-2D6's (21211; 21286) sold to Buraq Air (BUQ).
February 2006: Air Algerie (ALG) signed a 5-year, $1.2 million deal with Champ Cargosystems to automate its cargo operation.
April 2006: Air Algerie (ALG) will inaugurate nonstop service from Constantine to Grenoble (France) on June 26th. (ALG) will operate 1 flight a week on Mondays using a 737-800.
June 2006: Air Algerie (ALG) still intends to start flying between Algiers and Montreal this summer. Initially scheduled to start June 15, the service has been postponed due a delay in regulatory approval. The route will be flown 2x-weekly with an A330-200.
A321 (TC-FBT), Free Bird Airlines (FBR) wet-leased (see photo).
July 2006: Algeria and Canada concluded their 1st bilateral air accord, allowing access to airlines from both countries, according to the Arab Air Carrier Association. Code share services also are permitted. Air Algerie (ALG) announced plans to operate up to two weekly flights to Montreal, while Air Canada (ACN) intends to code share on flights to Algeria via Europe with existing partners.
August 2006: ACCDT: On August 13th, an Air Algerie Cargo (ALG) L-100-30 Hercules (4880, 7T-VHG) crashed near Piacenza, Italy killing the 3 flight crew (FC) on board. The airplane was en route over Italy at an altitude of 24,000 ft, when the crew (FC) received an "A/P Fail" warning, indicating a problem with the autopilot. The autopilot was switched off 12 seconds later and the airplane immediately lost directional and longitudinal control. The crew (FC) were unable to regain control of the airplane as it plummeted towards the ground at high speed. The elapsed time from the time of the initial "A/P Fail" warning to when it impacted the ground was only 73 seconds.
Calculations showed that the airplane struck the ground at a nose-down attitude at a speed of approximately 850 to 900 km/hour. At the time of the accident, the Hercules was operating a scheduled cargo service (AH2208) between Algiers and Frankfurt.
April 2007: As Algeria's national airline, Air Algerie (ALG) operates international scheduled services to 37 destinations in 24 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Maghreb, and Africa. Domestic services connect >30 cities and towns. Charter services are also flown, including flights in support of oil exploration and the annual Hadj pilgrimage.
(IATA) Code: AH - 124. (ICAO) Code: DAH (Callsign - AIR ALGERIE).
Employees = 8,777 (including 281 Flight Crew (FC); 830 Cabin Attendants (CA); & 1,865 Maintenance Technicians (MT)).
Parent organization/shareholders: Algerian government (100%).
Main Base: Algiers Houari Boumedienne Airport (ALG).
Domestic, Scheduled Destinations: Adrar; Algiers; Annaba; Batna; Bechar; Bejaia; Biskra; Bordj Badji Mokhtar; Conctantine; Djanet; El Golea; El Oued; Ghardaia; Hassi Messaoud; Illizi; In Amenas; In Salah; Mascara; Oran; Ouargia; Tamanrasset; Tbessa; Timimoun; Tindouf; Tiemcen; & Touggourt.
International, Scheduled Destinations: Abidjan; Agades; Alicante; Amman; Bamako; Barcelona; Beirut; Bordeaux; Brussels; Cairo; Casablanca; Dakar; Damascus; Dubai; Forli; Frankfurt; Geneva; Istanbul; Lille; London; Lyons; Madrid; Marseilles; Milan; Moscow; Niamey; Nice; Nouakchott; Paris; Prague; Rome; Sharjah; Toulouse; Tripoli; & Tunis.
August 2007: Air Algerie (ALG) (CEO) Tayeb Benouis died last week in Paris after a long illness, the airline confirmed. He was 59. He had been (CEO) since 2001.
September 2007: 2 A310-203s (291; 293), sold to Chilean Air Force (CHF).
November 2007: 737-4Q8 (25372, TC-SKD), Sky Airlines (SYC) leased for winter season.
December 2007: (CAE) won orders for full-flight simulators (FFS) and related (CAE) Simfinity training devices valued at >C$126 million/$124.1 million from Continental Airlines (CAL), US Airways (AMW)/(USA), Etihad Airways (EHD), Air Algerie (ALG), and Alteon Training. Air Algerie (ALG) requested a (CAE) 7000 Series 737NG (FFS). Deliveries are slated for next year.
April 2008: A310-304 (562, TC-SGB), (SAGA) Airlines (SGZ) wet-leased for the summer.
June 2008: Amadeus reached 10-year agreements with 12 Arab Air Carriers Org-affiliated airlines for distribution activities in their home markets. 6 members, who have partnered with Amadeus for the past 7 years, will be joined by another 6, when their current distribution agreements expire at year end. Accounting for 66% of the reservations made by travel agencies in the (MENA) region, the 12 airlines are Air Algerie (ALG), Afriqiyah Airways (AQY), EgyptAir (EGP), Etihad Airways (EHD), Kuwait Airways (KUW), Libyan Airlines (LAA), Qatar Airways (QTA), Saudi Arabian Airlines (SVA), Sudan Airways (SUD), Syrian Arab Airlines (SYR), Tunisair (TUN), and Yemen Airways (YEM).
November 2008: Air Algerie (ALG) will launch 2x-weekly, Algiers to Beijing in February aboard an A330-200.
March 2009: The Chinese government is on a quest to secure energy resources for its (until now) voraciously growing economy. That, in turn, is creating demand for routes like Beijing to Algiers, which Air Algerie (ALG) launched with A330-200s this month. Algeria is a major oil and gas producing nation.
June 2009: 767-306ER (27610, EI-DOF), Neos (NEO) wet-leased until December 2009. A310-304 (562, TC-SGB), Saga Airlines (SGZ) wet-leased (again).
November 2009: French slot coordinator (COHOR) said it redistributed a pool of 6,672 slots at Paris Orly for the summer 2010 season, with half awarded to carriers with new entrant status and half to incumbents. New entrant slots were allocated to easyJet Switzerland (TEB) for 2x-daily flights to Venice, Vueling Airlines (VUZ)/(CLK)`and Pegasus Airlines (PGS) for 1 daily flight each and to Wizz (WZZ) for 4x-weekly flights to Bratislava. Incumbent slots were allocated to (TAP) Portugal for 3x-daily flights, Iberia (IBE) for 1 daily flight, Midex Airlines (MIX) for 3x-weekly flights, and Air Algerie (ALG) for 1 weekly flight.
At the Dubai Air Show, (ALG) revealed a commitment for 7 737-800s. (CEO) Abdelwahid Bouabdallah said the purchase is part of a "natural progression" for (ALG). "1 advantage is that our pilots (FC) and engineers (MT) are expertly trained and experienced with the airplane and the 737-800 adds great value to our fleet," he said. The order will grow (ALG)'s 737 fleet to 22 airplanes. (ALG) currently operates 10 737-800s, 5 737-600s, 3 767-300s, 6 ATR72s, 5 A330-200s, 1 737-200F and 1 L-382G freighter. Its new 737s will be equipped with blended winglets.
December 2009: Air Algerie (ALG) signed a deal for 4 ATR72-500s worth approximately $82 million, ATR announced. The ATR72-500s will seat 66 passengers each and will deliver next year. (ALG) already operates eight of the type. "The ATRs allow us to open up regions not able to receive other types of airplanes. We are therefore doubly satisfied to be able to provide high-quality public service and coverage over all the national territory," (ALG) President, (CEO) & Managing Director, Abdelwahid Bouabdallah said. ATR also will assist in the installation, start-up and operation of a new flight simulator at (AALG)'s training center.
2 737-86Ns (29887, I-NEOU; 33677, I-NEOX), NEOS (NEO) wet-leased.
February 2010: Air Algerie (ALG) took delivery of the 1st of 4 66-seat ATR72-500s ordered in December. The remaining 3 also will be delivered this year, lifting the size of its ATR72-500 fleet to 12. (ATR) said it will provide assistance to (ALG) with the installation, commissioning and operation of a new flight simulator, which is part of (ALG)'s plan to open a pilot (FC) training center in Algeria.
2 ATR72-212As (901, 7T-VUO; 903, 7T-VUP), deliveries.
March 2010: ATR72-212A (909, 7T-VUQ), delivery.
May 2010: ATR72-212A (913, 7T-VUR), delivery.
September 2010: 1 737-448 (24474, EC-LDN), Calima (CMV) wet-leased. 737-8D6 (40858, 7V-VKD - - SEE PHOTO - - "ALG-737-8D6-2010-09") delivery with winglets.
October 2010: Air Algerie (ALG) took delivery of its 11th 737-8D6 (40859, 7T-VKE); it is scheduled to receive 2 more this year and 4 more in 2011.
November 2010: 737-8D6 (40860, 7T-VKF) delivery.
April 2011: Boeing (TBC) delivered one 737-800 to Air Algerie (ALG), the North African carrier’s 50th Boeing airplane and the 4th of 7 737NGs it ordered in 2009.
MAY 2011: 737-8D6 (40863, 7T-VKI), delivery.
July 2011: The Algerian government appointed Mohamed Salah Boultif President & Director General of Air Algerie (ALG), succeeding Waheed Bu Abdullah.
May 2012: Air Algérie (ALG)) will lease AirAsia X (ASX) A340-313 (273, 9M-XAB) for the high season this summer.
July 2012: Air Algérie (ALG) has now also wet-leased A330-223 (822, I-EEZM), ex-Meridiana Fly for the summer season in addition to the A340-300 it already has on wet-lease from AirAsia X (ASX).
November 2012: Air Algerie (ALG) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with 6 other Arab Airlines for cooperation in maintenance, and exchanging spare parts as well, to create specialized maintenance centers, news agency "Algeria Press Services" reported. The (MOU) also includes airlines from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
June 2013: A320-212 (0528, LY-COM), ex-(VP-BRB), Avion Express (AVS) leased.
November 2013: Air Algerie (ALG) now offers flights to Istanbul Atatürk (IST) from 2 more airports in Algeria. In addition to the airline’s existing service from Algiers, 2x-weekly flights are now offered from Annaba (AAE), since November 13th, and Oran (ORN), since November 12th. Neither route is currently served by any other carrier. (ALG)’s 737-800s will operate the 1,875 km sector from Annaba and the 2,630 km service from Oran. Both services depart late in the day from Algeria and arrive overnight in Turkey, before returning early the following morning.
Air Algérie (ALG) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Dubai Air Show for 3 A330-200 passenger airplanes.
December 2013: Air Algerie (ALG) is on the verge of announcing 3 new airplane orders, covering 3 regional airplanes, 8 narrow bodies and 3 wide bodies for delivery in 2015 - 2016.
(ALG) (CEO) Mohammed Saleh Boultif said that the purchase of the airplanes is part of the company's development plan and specified that (ALG) plans to purchase 3 airplanes with 250 seats, 8 airplanes with 150 seats, and 2 airplanes with 70 seats for domestic flights.
He further indicated the delivery of the airplanes will start by the end of 2014 and finish by 2017, adding the purchase will bring (ALG)'s fleet to 56 airplanes, improving its services.
January 2014: Air Algérie has committed to 8 Boeing (TBC) 737-800s, 3 Airbus A330-200, 250 seat airplanes, and placed firm orders for 3 ATR 72-600s, all to be delivered between next September and 2016. Boeing (TBC) said its deal for 8 737-800 airplanes was worth $724 million at list prices when the order was finalized.
March 2014: Air Algérie (ALG) is the 3rd largest airline in North Africa; >75% of its capacity is split between domestic and French markets. The 3rd largest airline in North Africa, after Egyptair (EGP) and Royal Air Maroc (RAM), Air Algérie (ALG)’s main base is Algiers, with nearly 40% of its weekly seats originating in the capital and largest city in Algeria. While its #3 position is unlikely to be under any serious threat from #4 airline Tunisair (TUN), which offers nearly -19,000 less weekly seats, Air Algérie (ALG) has itself trimmed >19,000 weekly seats (-15%) from its schedule this March, when compared to March 18 - 24th 2013.
The Algerian flag carrier (ALG) still dominates its home market, controlling nearly 55% of all seats, with #2 carrier Saudia (SVA) and #3 Aigle Azur (AZU) offering less than half of that share even when their weekly seats are combined. (ALG)’s position would seem secure from any imminent low-cost carrier (LCC) threat too, as Vueling (VUZ) is currently the only (LCC) serving Algeria, with <1% of weekly seats.
With nearly 76% of all weekly seats split (approximately 2 3rds to one-third) between Air Algérie (ALG)’s domestic services and France, these 2 country markets dwarf the #3 market of Spain. However, the importance of the top 2 markets has waned over the last 12 months, as they were responsible for nearly 80% of seats in March 2013. Indeed, both markets have been visited by the network planner’s axe in the past year, with domestic sectors being trimmed by nearly -6,000 weekly seats, while France has seen nearly -7,000 weekly seats culled. In the same period, (ALG)’s capacity commitment to Spain has gone pretty much unchanged with some marginal growth.
New entrants to (ALG)’s top 12 routes since last March are Mali and Niger, with Turkey and Morocco improving their positions to the detriment of troubled Tunisia, while Senegal has jumped to 9th from the 12th position it achieved a year ago. The top 12 country markets command >93% of all (ALG)’s, indicating its reliance on a narrow network, but this position has improved slightly since last March, as this figure has decreased from nearly 95%.
Its capital city capacity is crucial. The capacity cull is being felt across (ALG)’s network, with 4 out the top 5 city airport pairs being trimmed over the last 12 months, with -1,780 weekly seats being lost from the #1 route. Despite this reduction in seats, such is the importance of Paris Orly to Air Algérie (ALG), that the Parisian hub is still the 4th largest airport in (ALG)’s portfolio in terms of total weekly seats. 3 of the 4 (the exception being Algiers - Oran) domestic routes (in light green) in the top 12 have witnessed extra capacity year-on-year, with just 1 international service, Algiers to Casablanca, receiving extra seats since last March.
While the top 12 routes are clearly important to (ALG), their respective share of (ALG)’s flying has declined over the last 12 months, falling from 44% of seats to just >40% in March 2014. The bottom 3rd of the top 12 routes are all new entrants in the last year.
Over the course of spring 2014, Air Algérie (ALG) is expected to start up 5 new routes. Of these, 3 have been served before, namely the routes to Vienna (last served in November 1987), Lisbon (May 1994) and Paris (CDG) (September 2006), while one is seasonal, Valencia, which will be served until September 20th.
April 2014: Air Algérie (ALG) follows up its recent new route to Vienna by starting 2x-weekly (Mondays and Thursdays) service between Algiers (ALG) and Lisbon (LIS). The 1,110 km route, which launched on April 14th, will be served by a mix of (ALG)’s 737-600s and 737-800s. The route is already served by (TAP) Portugal, which operates 3x-weekly flights using a mix of Fokker F 100s and ERJ-145s operated by Portugalia (POR).
July 2014: News Item A-1: ACCDT: Air Algerie (ALG) MD-83 (JT8D-219) (1585-49847, /89 EC-JUG - - SEE PHOTO - - "ALG-2014-07-SWF MD-83 ACCDT"), leased from SwiftAir (SWF), Flight AH5017 after leaving Ougadouggou, the capital of Burkina Faso on its way to Algiers, Algeria, carrying 116 (6 crew and 110 passengers), crashed in neighboring Mali on July 24th after adjusting its flight route, due to a storm and heavy rains.
The flight was carrying 6 crew and 117 passengers from the following nationalities: 51 French, 27 Burkino Faso, 8 Lebanese, 6 Algerians, 5 Canadians, 2 Luxembourg, 1 Swiss, 1 Belgian, 1 Egyptian, 1 Ukrainian, 1 Nigerian, 1 Cameroonian, and 1 Malian.
The wreckage of Air Algerie Flight 5017 (AH5017) has been found in a “disintegrated state” in the Gossi region of northeastern Mali, near the border of Burkina Faso, according to French President Francois Hollande. He confirmed there were no survivors.
Hollande said a French military detachment had been sent to secure the crash site and had recovered the airplane's black boxes. While the cause of the crash remains unknown, weather is a factor being considered. French officials say they believe the airplane broke up only upon impact with the ground, rather than in mid-air.
Contact with the Boeing MD-83 was lost in the morning, 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou en route to Algiers. Air Algerie (ALG) said contact with AH5017 was lost just as air traffic control advised the airplane to change course due to extreme weather conditions over Africa.
The crash is the 3rd within a week following Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on July 17 and TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 on July 23. USA officials say Flight MH17 was downed by a surface-to-air-missile.
News Item A-2: Air Algérie ((IATA) Code: AH, based at Algiers) (ALG) has placed an order for 2 Boeing next-generation 737-700C airplanes, valued at $152 million at current list prices. The order is part of Air Algerie (ALG)’s fleet renewal and expansion following January’s order for 8 737-800s.
The 2 new airplanes will provide the Algerian-flag carrier with increased flexibility depending on passenger and cargo demands. The order was booked in May 2014 and previously posted as unidentified. “The 737-700C will provide our fleet with flexibility, and enhances our ability to carry cargo on important routes,” Air Algérie (ALG) (CEO) Mohamed Salah Boultif said. It enables airlines to alternate between passenger and cargo layouts on a daily, weekly or seasonal basis depending on market requirements.
The 737-700C is a derivative of the 737-700 with strengthened wings, a main-deck cargo door and an in-floor cargo-handling system. In an all-passenger layout, the 737-700C can carry up to 140 passengers, while the all-cargo layout provides up to 40,000 lbs/18,200 kg of capacity.
Based in Algeria’s capital city Algiers, at Houari Boumedienne International Airport, Air Algérie (ALG) serves >40 destinations across Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and the Middle East. The North African carrier operates a fleet of 17 737-800s and 5 737-600s. Including the current order, it has a total of 8 737-800s and 2 737-700Cs unfilled orders from Boeing (TBC).
(ALG) has added to its leased fleet with an MD-83 (49847, EC-JUG), sourced from Spanish wet-lease (ACMI) firm, Swiftair ((IATA) Code: WT, Madrid Barajas) (SWF). According to sources familiar with (ALG)'s operations, the contract will run for the duration of summer.
(ALG) has also wet-eased in an A330-300 from AirAsia X ((IATA) Code: D7, based at Kuala Lumpur International) (ASX) as well as two A340-300s from Hi Fly ((IATA) Code: 5K, based at Lisbon) (LXA).
(ALG) currently operates 48 airplanes and serves 27 countries, 76 destinations, 154 routes and 164 daily flights.
August 2014: Air Algerie (ALG) expanded its seasonal offering with the addition of weekly (Thursdays) operations from Algiers (ALG) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen (SAW) on August 7th. (ALG)’s new route to Istanbul’s 2nd gateway will be operated until September 18 by its 253-seat 767-300s and will face no competition from any other carrier. Furthermore, Air Algerie (ALG) is already flying to Istanbul Atatürk from Algiers with daily flights.
December 2014: News Item A-1: All airlines from Libya have been added to the European Commission (EC)’s aviation safety list, also known as the "airline blacklist," subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union (EU).
The updated (EU) Air Safety List now includes Libya, but otherwise remains unchanged, with no countries removed from the list in this update.
(EU) Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc said: “Recent events in Libya have led to a situation whereby the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is no longer able to fulfill its international obligations with regard to the safety of the Libyan aviation sector. My priority in aviation is passenger safety, which is non-negotiable, and we stand ready to help the Libyan aviation sector as soon as the situation on the ground will allow for this.”
Bulc said she was pleased to see that “progress has been made in a number of countries whose carriers are on list, notably the Philippines, Sudan, Mozambique, and Zambia. Hopefully, this progress can lead to a positive decision in the future.”
The updated air safety list includes all airlines certified in 21 states, for a total of 308 airlines fully banned from (EU) skies: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon (with the exception of 3 airlines that operate under restrictions and conditions), Indonesia (with the exception of 5 airlines), Kazakhstan (with the exception of 1 airline which operates under restrictions and conditions), Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Libya, Mozambique, Nepal, Philippines (with the exception of 2 airlines), Sierra Leone, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sudan, and Zambia. The list also includes 2 individual airlines: Blue Wing Airlines (Suriname) and Meridian Airways ((CPB) (Ghana), for an overall total of 310 airlines.
The list also includes 10 airlines that may only operate into the (EU) using specific aircraft types. These are Air Astana (AKZ) (Kazakhstan), Afrijet (FRJ), Gabon Airlines and SN2AG (Gabon), Air Koryo (KOY) (Democratic People's Republic of Korea), Airlift International (AGH) (Ghana), Air Service Comores (the Comoros), Iran Air (IRN), TAAG Angolan Airlines (ANG) and Air Madagascar (MAD).
The (EU) air safety list covers airlines that are either considered to be unable to respect international aviation safety standards, or whose Civil Aviation Authorities (CAA)s are deemed unable to provide the necessary safety oversight as foreseen by international aviation safety rules. Some are banned outright from operating to the (EU), while others can only do so under very strict conditions. The list also serves as a tool to warn the traveling public, when traveling in other parts of the world.
The (EU) air safety committee, which draws up the list, consists of aviation safety experts from the Commission, each of the 28 member states of the Union, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
News Item A-2: ATR delivered its 200th ATR72-600 to Air Algerie (ALG). The 1st of 3 ATR72-600s ordered earlier this year will join Air Algerie (ALG)'s existing fleet of 12 ATR72-500s. The deliveries will continue until June 2016.
April 2015: News Item A-1: Aviation regulators are expected to issue new advice to pilots (FC) after investigations into the crash of an Air Algerie (ALG) jet in Mali last July found it went out of control after being hit by ice, as an anti-icing system remained switched off.
France's (BEA) crash investigation agency, which is helping Mali to investigate the crash that killed 116 people, said the MD-83 jet appeared to have run into trouble after vital probes that measure pressure on the engine inlets, blocked up with ice.
Properly working probes are needed to help the McDonnell-Douglas airplane measure the thrust of its engines.
With the probes iced up as the Algiers-bound jet skirted a storm, the plane's autopilot thought the power was too high and slowed the engines below the level needed to maintain cruise height, starting a chain of events that sent it out of control, the (BEA) said on its website.
The statement explained some of the causes of the crash and said it had notified USA and European regulators, who would issue the new guidance.
Investigators have been hindered by damage to "black box" cockpit audio recordings, which were unusable, but have spent months reconstructing engine settings from the data recorder of the MD-83 jet which was operated by Spain's Swiftair (SWF).
Data analysed suggested the flight crew (FC) had not activated a de-icing system designed to protect the engine inlet probes.
The icing over of the pressure sensors is the first possible cause of the crash to be put forward by the investigators.
As it fell towards the ground, the jet rolled suddenly to the left and pointed almost straight down, the (BEA) said.
The crash is one of several accidents in which an airplane is thought to have lost control at high altitude, putting the spotlight partly on training to help pilots (FC) identify, and then deal with an aerodynamic stall, or loss of lift.
The (BEA) said black box data did not provide any indication the flight crew (FC) had used stall recovery manoeuvres, but said the investigation was continuing, with a final report expected in December.
It said a similar situation had started to unfold on a similar plane operated by Swiftair (SWF) <2 months before the Mali crash, but without serious consequences.
In June 2002, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82 jet operated by USA carrier Spirit Airlines (SPR) suffered a loss of thrust on both engines.
The (BEA) said it had shared information on all these incidents with the regulators, who would soon issue the guidance to help pilots (FC) identify similar problems.
McDonnell-Douglas was bought by Boeing (TBC) in 1997.
News Item A-2: Air Algérie (ALG) has presented its new cabin interior (SEE PHOTO - - "ALG-2015-04 - A330-200 C CABIN.jpg) on its 3 soon to be delivered A330-200 airplanes that were part of a contract signed in January 2014. This new and completely redesigned cabin includes the latest generation in-flight entertainment system and more spacious seats. (ALG)’s new cabin comfortably accommodates 18C passengers in business class, 14PY in premium economy and 219Y in economy class.
May 2015: A330-202 (1630, 7T-VJB), ex-(F-WWKP) delivery.
June 2015: A330-202 (1649, 7T-VJC), ex-(F-WWKZ), A330-223 (262, CS-TQW), ex-(VN-A370), Hi Fly (LXA) leased, and A330-343 (1048, 9M-XXC), ex-(F-WWKI), AirAsia X (ASX) leased.
September 2015: Tunisair ((IATA) Code: TU, based at Tunis) (TUN) and Air Algérie ((IATA) Code: AH, based at Algier) (ALG) have strengthened their existing relationship with the signing of a framework partnership agreement in Algiers on September 8, 2015.
Under the deal, the carriers will benefit from enhanced synergies in the spheres of airplane maintenance, flight operations (including aircraft chartering), joint purchasing, and staff training. The two carriers have also pledged to cooperate in flight scheduling, commercial passenger and cargo agreements, organizational exchanges and Information Technology (IT).
Currently, Tunisair (TUN) serves Algier, Oran, and Setif from its Tunis hub, while Air Algérie (ALG) serves Tunis from Algiers and El Oued.
November 2015: A320-214 (3840, TS-INO), ex-(F-WWDH) leased from Nouvelair (NOU).
February 2015: Air Algérie (ALG) is planning to lease in additional Boeing wide body airplane as it prepares to expand its longhaul fleet. According to reports in the Algerian media, the national carrier is in talks with lessors >2 787-9s and 2 777-300ERs.
At present, Air Algérie operates 8 A330-200s and 3 767-300s on high-density shorthaul routes as well as on longhaul flights to Beijing Capital, Dubai International, and Montréal Trudeau. The Algerian national carrier is also planning to make its USA debut with New York (JFK) flights scheduled for summer this year.
October 2017: Air France (AFR) began services from Montpellier (MPL) to Algiers (ALG) on October 30. The 769 km sector will be served 2x-weekly (Mondays and Saturdays) using (AFA)’s A319s and A320s. (AFR) faces direct competition on this sector in the form of Air Algérie (ALG), which also operates 2x-weekly.
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ALG-A330-200 - 2013-11
0 727-2D6 (JT8D-9A) (850-20472, /71 7T-VEA "TASSILI;" 855-20473, /71 7T-VEB "HOGGAR"). 18F, 129Y.
0 727-2D6 (JT8D-15A HK) (1075-20955, /74; 1111-21053, /75 7T-VEI "DJEBEL AMOUR;" 1204-21210, /76 7T-VEM "MONT DU KSALL;" 1233-21284, /76 7T-VEP "MONT DU TESSALA;" 1662-22372, /80 7T-VET "GEORGES DU RHUMEL;" 1664-22373, /80 7T-VEU "DJURDJURA;" 1711-22374, /81 7T-VEV; 1723-22375, /81 7T-VEW; 1801-22765, /82 7T-VEX "DJEMILA"), 20955 WFU. 21284 RETURNED TO SERVICE 2005-01. 22374; LEASED TO AIR LIBYA TIBESTI (TLR) 2005-02. ALL FOR SALE. 22374; TO AIR LIBYA 2011-12 AS (5A-DKV). 18F, 129Y.
0 737-2D6 (JT8D-15A HK) (853-22766, /82 7T-VEY "RHOUFI;" 332-20759, /73 7T-VEF "SAOURA;" 361-20884, /74 7T-VEG "MONTS DES OULEDS NEILS;" 407-21063, /75 7T-VEJ "CHREA;" 409-21064, /75 7T-VEK "EDOUGH"; 416-21065, /75 7T-VEL "AKFADOU;" 454-21211, /76 7T-VEN "LA SOUMMMAM;" 459-21212, /76 7T-VEO "LE TITTERI;" 473-21285, /76 7T-VEQ "LE ZACCAR;" 482-21286, /77 7T-VER "LE SOUF"), 21286 RETURNED, LEASED TO (PTB) 2005-02. 22765; 22766; LST AIR LIBYA TIBESTI (TLR) 2005-02. 21212; & 21286; SOLD TO (BUQ) 2006-01. ALL FOR SALE. 12F, 89Y.
0 737-2D6C (JT8D-15A HK) (311-20650, /72 7T-VED; 486-21287, /77 7T-VES "LE TADMAIT"), 20650 RETURNED. 12F, 89Y/FREIGHTER.
0 737-2T4 (JT8D-17A) (885-22700, /83 7T-VEZ "MONTS DU DAIA;" 897-22800, /83 7T-VJA "MONTS DES BABORS;" 900-22801, /83 7T-VJB "MONTS DES BIBAN"), 22700 W/0 2003-03. 12F, 89Y.
0 737-4Q8 (CFM56-3) (2598-25375, TC-MNM), (MHK) WET-LEASED 2004-06. RETURNED 2005-02.
0 737-4Q8 (CFM56-3C1) (2280-25372, TC-SKD "BLACK EAGLE"), (SYC) LEASED FOR WINTER 2007-11. 168Y.
0 737-4YO (CFM56-3C1) (23979; 23981), (PGS) WET-LEASED 1999-11. RETURNED.
0 737-4YO (CFM56-3C1) (1731-24345, /89 28 18), (PGS) WET-LEASED 2000-09. RETURNED.
0 737-448 (CFM56-3B2) (1742-24474, /89 EC-LDN), CALIMA (CMV) WET-LEASED 2010-09. ALL WHITE COLORS WITH "CALIMA" TITLES. 170Y.
5 737-6D6 (CFM56-7B20) (1115-30209, /02 7T-VJQ; 1150-30210, /02 7T-VJS; 1131-30545, /02 7T-VJR; 1132-30546, /02 7T-VJT; 1164-30211, /02 7T-VJU). 16C, 85Y.
2 737-700C (CFM56-7B), COMBI 140 PASSENGER/FREIGHTER.
17 737-8D6 (CFM56-7B27) (610-30202, /00 7T-VJJ "JUGURTHA;" 640-30203, 8/00 7T-VJK "MANSOURAH;" 652-30204, /00 7T-VJL "ALLIZI;" 691-30205, /00, 7T-VJM; 751-30206, /01 7T-VJN; 868-30207, /01 7T-VJO; 30208, /01 7T-VJP; 1748-34164, 7T-VKA*, 2005-07; 1768-34165, 7T-VKB*, 2005-08; 1773-34166, 7T-VKC*, 2005-08; 3406-40858, 7V-VKD* 2010-09 - - SEE PHOTO - - "ALG-737-8D6-2010-09;" 3446-40859, 7T-VKE*, 2010-10; 3471-40860, 7T-VKF, 2010-11; 3596-40861, 7T-VKG; 40862, 7T-VKH; 40863, 7T-VKI, 2011-05; 7T-VKR, 2018-09). *WITH WINGLETS. 48C, 114Y.
1 737-8D6 (CFM56-7B) (39318, 7T-VKD), EX-(N1787B) 2010-09.
0 737-8S3 (CFM56-7B26) (792-29250, TC-APH), (PGS) WET-LEASED TO 2004-07. RETURNED. 189Y.
5 737-800 (CFM56-7B).
0 737-82R (CFM56-7B27), (PGS) LEASED 2000-02 (224-29329, /99). RETURNED. 48C, 114Y.
0 737-86N (CFM56-7B27) (573-28628, TC-APN), RETURNED TO (PGS) 2001-06. 48C, 114Y.
0 737-86N (CFM56-7B24) (573-28628, TC-APN), (PGS) WET-LEASED 2003-09. RETURNED. 189Y.
1 737-86N (CFM56-7B26) (1263-29987, /02 I-NEOU "CITTA'DI VERONA"), (GEF) LEASED 2003-01, (NEO) WET-LEASED 2009-12. WITH WINGLETS. 184Y.
1 737-86N (CFM56-7B26) (1486-33677, /04 I-NEOX "CITTA'DI BOLOGNA"), (GEF) LEASED 2004-04. (NEO) WET-LEASED 2009-12. WITH WINGLETS. 184Y.
0 747-146 (197-20531, TF-ATE), (AID) WET-LEASED 2001-07. RETURNED.
0 747-200, (AID) WET-LEASED 2001-06. RETURNED.
0 747-267B (493-22429, TF-ABP; 531-22530, TF-ABA), (AID) WET-LEASED 2003-07. RETURNED.
0 747-357 (586-22996, TF-ARS), (AID) WET-LEASED 2004-08. RETURNED 2004-10.
0 747-4J6 (25879), (KHZ) WET-LEASED 2003-01 FOR HADJ. RETURNED.
0 757-225 (22612), (AID) WET-LEASED 2005-01, RETURNED.
0 767-204ER (24239), EX-(SBE), (AID) 6 MONTH WET-LEASED 2001-11. RETURNED.
0 767-204ER (107-23072, TF-ATY), (AID) WET-LEASED TO 2003-09. RETURNED.
0 767-204ER, (AID) WET-LEASED 2004-06. RETURNED.
3 767-3D6 (CF6-80C2B2F) (310-24766, /90 7T-VJG; 323-24767, /90 7T-VJH; 332-24768, /90 7T-VJI), NOT (ETOPS) EQUIPPED. 24F, 229Y.
0 767-300 (S7-RGT), (RBA) WET-LEASED TIL 2001-04.
0 767-306ER (CF6-80C2B6F) (605-27610, EI-DOF), NEOS (NEO) WET-LEASED 2009-06 TO 2009-12 EX-(KLM), (ILF) LEASED. 36C, 188Y.
0 777-200, 2 RETURNED.
0 777-300ER, LEASED.
2 ORDERS 787-9, LEASED:
0 MD-83 (JT8D-219) (1585-49847, /89 EC-JUG), (SWF) WET-LEASED 2014-07 FOR SUMMER. ALL WHITE COLORS - - DESTROYED IN ACCDT - - SEE PHOTO - - "ALG-2014-07-SWF MD-83-ACCDT." 167Y.
0 A300B4-622 (601; 616), EX-(EGP), (RJA) LEASED 2001-02. RETURNED.
0 A310-203 (CF6-80A3) (291, /84 7T-VJC; 293, /84 7T-VJD) (2 LEASED TO (LAA), 295; & 306; SOLD TO CHILEAN AIRFORCE (CHF) 2007-09. 18F, 198Y.
0 A310-304 (CF6-80C2A2) (562, /90 TC-SGB "AKCAABAT"), EX-(LAB), (ILF) 54 MONTH LEASED 2004-08. SAGA AIRLINES (SGZ) WET-LEASED FOR SUMMER 2008-04. AGAIN 2009-06. 18C, 191Y.
0 A320-211 (030, F-GZZZ), EX-(ANS), (AFIS) LEASED 2004-07. (EGZ) WET-LEASED 2005-07. RETURNED & LEASED TO (MHN) 2006-01.
0 A320-212 (CFM56-5A3) (132, /90 TC-FBE), EX-(FBR), (GAX) LEASED 2005-01. RETURNED. 180Y.
0 A320-214 (2220, TS-INE), (NOU) WET-LEASED 2003-09. RETURNED.
0 A320-214 (3840, TS-INO), EX-(F-WWDH), NOUVELAIR (NOU) LEASED 2015-11.
0 A320-232 (CFM56-5A3) (528, /95 LY-COM), EX-(VP-BRB), AVION EXPRESS (AVS) LEASED 2013-06. 12C, 138Y.
0 A321 (TC-FBT - SEE PHOTO), (FBR) WET-LEASED 2006-06. RETURNED.
3 A330-200 (CF6-80E1A4), 18C, 14 PY, 219Y.
3 A330-202 (CF6-80E1A4) (644, /04 7T-VJV; 647, /05 7T-VJW; 650, /05 7T-VJX), 17F, 40C, 211Y.
1 A330-202 (CF6-80E1A4) (1630, 7T-VJB), EX-(F-WWKP) 2015-05. 17F, 40C, 211Y.
0 A330-223 (PW4168A) (822, /07 I-EEZM), EX-MERIDIANA FLY (ALS), (ALS) WET-LEASED 2012-07. 26C, 260Y.
1 A330-202 (CF6-80E1A4) (653, /05 7T-VJY; 667, /05 7T-VJZ; 1630, 7T-VJB, 2015-05; 1649, 7T-VJC, 2015-06), 18CF, 14C, 219Y.
0 A330-223 (PW4168A) (262, /99 CS-TQW), EX-(VN-A370), EX-(VIE), HI FLY (LXA) LEASED. 42C, 187Y.
0 A330-300 (ASX) WET-LEASED 2014-07.
0 A330-301 (CF6-80E1A2) (054, /94 F-OMSA), EX-(ARL), (AWW) LEASED, (EADS) SOGERMA WET-LEASED 2004-05. RETURNED, LEASED TO (AMD) 2005-11. 36C, 279Y.
0 A330-322 (PW4168) (171, C-FRAV), (SKB) WET-LEASED 2003-01. RETURNED.
0 A330-343 (TRENT 772B-60) (1048, /09 9M-XXC "MIDNIGHT ESCAPADE"), EX-(F-WWKI), AIRASIA X (ASX) LEASED 2015-06. 12C (PREMIUM FLATBEDS); 365Y.
0 A340-300 (273, 9M-AXB), EX-(ASX) LEASED FOR SUMMER 2012, 2012-05.
0 A340-300, (LXA) WET-LEASED 2014-07.
0 A340-313 (CFM56-5C4) (273, /99 9M-XAB "XCALIBUR" 2009-02; 278, /99 9M-XAC "XCELLENCE" 2009-06 OAKLAND RAIDERS COLORS - - SEE PHOTOS - - "ASX-A340-313X-2009-07-A/B/C"), (ACN) LEASED. 273; 278; (ASX) WET-LEASED TO (ALG) & (SVA). 18C, 309Y.
0 A340-313X (117, 7T-VKL), (KHZ) WET-LEASED 2002-07. RETURNED.
0 F27-400M (DART 536-7R) (10547, /76 7T-VRJ; 10553, /77 7T-VRK; 10495, /73 7T-VRL; 10526, /76 7T-VRQ; 10555, /77 7T-VRRQ; 10494, /73 7T-VRU; 10543, /76 7T-VRV), (TO BE REPLACED BY ATR72-500'S). 40Y.
0 L-382G HERCULES (AN 501-D22A) (4880, /81 7T-VHG, W/O & DESTROYED 2006-08; 4886, /81 7T-VHL), FREIGHTER.
0 DHC-6-300 TWIN OTTER. RETURNED.
0 DHC-7-102 (91, HB-IVX), BENAVIA LEASED 1999-12. RETURNED.
0 BEECH 1900D (PT6A-67D) (UE-365, 7T-VIN; UE-366, 7T-VIO; UE-369, 7T-(VIP); UE-381, 7T-VIQ, 5/00), UE-365; UE-366; UE-369; WFU. 19Y/FREIGHTER.
0 CESSNA 208B GRAND CARAVAN (PT6A-114A), FOR SALE. 9Y.
8 ATR72-212A (PW127F) (644, /00 7T-VUI, 2003-11; 648, /00 7T-VUJ, 2003-12 - - SEE PHOTO - - "ALG-ATR72-2008-08;" 652, /00 7T-VUK 2003-12; 672, /01 7T-VUL 2004-02; 677, /01 7T-VUM 2003-11; 684, /02 7T-VUN), EX-(KHZ); 901, 7T-VUO, 2010-02; 902; 903, 7T-VUP, 2010-02; 909, 7T-VUQ, 2010-03; 913, 7T-VUS, 2010-05). 66Y.
12 ORDERS ATR72-500:
MOHAMED SALAH BOULTIF, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) (2011-07).
N BEZAOUCHA, SECRETARY GENERAL.
ABDELNACER HADJ RABIA, DIRECTOR FINANCIAL.
BOUALEM ANAD, FLIGHT OPERATIONS DIRECTOR.
MESSAOUD ZIDANE, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (ALGTZAH).
RACHID AKROUR, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (ALGTZAH).
A CHAIEB, TECHNICAL DIRECTOR.
NOURREDINE MERROUCHE, AIR WORK DIRECTOR.
OMAR HAMCHAOUI, MAINTENANCE BASE DIRECTOR.
AZZEDINE TEBBAL, CARGO DIRECTOR.
ABDELKADER SEDDAR YAGOUB, HUMAN RESOURCES (HR) DIRECTOR.
MRS AMEL RAHAL, ENGINEERING MANAGER (ALGTIAH) (1999-12).
ZAHAR KAMEL CHERIF, LINE MAINTENANCE & HEAVY CHECKS MANAGER (1996-10).
SALEM AMRANI, ENGINE & EQUIPMENT MANAGER (1996-10).
B BEDERINANE HALIMI, COMPUTER DIVISION MANAGER (1999-12).
KHALED GHOMARI, GENERAL INSPECTOR.
S ZIOUECHE, ENGINE SHOP MANAGER.