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Name: AZZA TRANSPORT
7JetSet7 Code: AZT
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: AFRICA
City: KHARTOUM
Country: SUDAN
Employees 350
Web: azzatransport.com
Email: info@azzatransport.com
Telephone: +249 (11) 783 761
Fax: +249 (11) 770 408
Sita: KRTAZHX
Background
(definitions)

ESTABLISHED AND STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1993. DOMESTIC, REGIONAL, & INTERNATIONAL, CHARTER CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

ADDRESS:
PO BOX 11586
MAK NIMIR STREET - KRT
KHARTOUM, SUDAN

SUDAN (THE REPUBLIC OF THE SUDAN) WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1956, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 2,505,813 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 28.5 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS KHARTOUM, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS ARABIC.

Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Egypt and Eritrea.
Geographic coordinates: 15 00 N, 30 00 E.
Map references: Africa.
Area: 2,505,810 sq km.
Area comparative: Slightly more than one-quarter the size of the USA.
Land boundaries: 7,687 km.
Border Countries: Central African Republic 1,165 km, Chad 1,360 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 628 km, Egypt 1,273 km, Eritrea 605 km, Ethiopia 1,606 km, Kenya 232 km, Libya 383 km, Uganda 435 km
Coastline: 853 km.
Climate: Tropical in South; Arid desert in North; Rainy season (April to October).
Terrain: Generally flat, Featureless plain; Mountains in East and West.
Elevation extremes: Lowest point - Red Sea 0 m. Highest point: Kinyeti 3,187 m.
Natural resources: Petroleum; Small reserves of iron ore, copper, chromium ore, zinc, tungsten, mica, silver, gold.
Irrigated land: 19,460 sq km (1993 est.).
Natural hazards: Dust storms.
Geography Note: Largest country in Africa; Dominated by the Nile and its tributaries.
Population: 34,475,690.
Age structure:
0-14 years: 45% (male 7,941,909; female 7,614,225).
15-64 years: 53% (male 9,094,712; female 9,061,194).
65 years and over: 2% (male 423,389; female 340,261).
Population Growth Rate: 2.71%.
Birth Rate: 39.34 births/1,000 population.
Death Rate: 10.6 deaths/1,000 population.
Net Migration Rate: -1.68 migrant(s)/1,000 population.
Sex Ratio:
At Birth: 1.05 male(s)/female.
Under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female.
15-64 years: 1 male(s)/female.
65 years and over: 1.24 male(s)/female.
Total population: 1.03 male(s)/female.
Infant Mortality Rate: 70.94 deaths/1,000 live births.
Life expectancy at birth:
Total Population: 56.4 years.
Male: 55.41 years.
Female: 57.44 years.
Total Fertility Rate: 5.58 children born/woman.
Nationality:
Noun: Sudanese (singular and plural).
Adjective: Sudanese.
Ethnic groups: Black 52%, Arab 39%, Beja 6%, Foreigners 2%, Other 1%
Religions: Sunni Muslim 70%, Indigenous Beliefs 25%, Christian 5%.
Languages: Arabic, Nubian, Ta Bedawie, Nilotic, Nilo-Hamitic, Sudanic languages, English.
Country Name:
Conventional Long Form: Republic of the Sudan.
Conventional Short Form: Sudan.
Local Long Form: Jumhuriyat as-Sudan.
Local Short Form: As-Sudan.
Former: Anglo-Egyptian Sudan.
Government Type: Transitional.
Capital: Khartoum.
Administrative Divisions: 26 States.
Independence: 1 January 1956.
National Holiday: Independence Day, 1 January.
Legal System: Based on English Common Law and Islamic Law.
Flag Description:
Three equal horizontal bands of red, white, and black with a green isosceles triangle based on the hoist side.

ADDRESS:
PO BOX 38135
SHARJAH, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE)

JUNE 1996: MAIN BASE: KHARTOUM.

HUB: SHARJAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

ALL CARGO OPERATOR WITH 2 707-300'S.

BOEING (TBC) FIELD SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (BFSR), JIM NAUGLE CONDUCTED MAINTENANCE ERROR DECISION AID (MEDA) TRAINING FOR AZZA TRANSPORT (AZT), AND SUDAN AIRWAYS (SUD) TECHNICAL PERSONNEL.

JANUARY 1997: IN SUDAN, NEGOTIATING ANOTHER 707-300C FROM AN OPERATOR IN TEXAS. PLANS TO USE AIRPLANE (ST-DRS) (VAR 09287) FOR SPARE PARTS ONLY & WILL NOT MAKE AIRWORTHY. NEW REGISTRATION NUMBER IS (P4-AKW), FORMERLY (ST-AKW) (VAR 8054).

JUNE 1997: ACQUIRES 3RD 707-320C FREIGHTER, EX-SUDAN AIRWAYS (SUD). SELLS 1 707 TO A USA BROKER.

AUGUST 1997: CHANGES NAME TO "IBIS TRANSPORT CO" FROM "AZZA TRANSPORT COMPANY LTD."

707 HEAVY MAINTENANCE SWITCHED FROM HEAVYLIFT (HVL), UK, TO SUDAN
AIRWAYS (SUD).

DECEMBER 1997: 100 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 20 FLIGHT CREW (FC) & 8 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

JANUARY 1998: HS 748-2A (1561) SOLD TO KAMARIA AIR.

APRIL 1998: 100 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 20 FLIGHT CREW (FC) & 8 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

NOW, IS SUBSIDIARY OF IBIS AVIATION, ARUBA.

APRIL 1999: 100 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 20 FLIGHT CREW (FC) & 8 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

APRIL 2000: 100 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 20 FLIGHT CREW (FC), & 8 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

(swasawa@sunat.net).

JUNE 2000: 1 IL-76 (ST-AQB), EX-PHOENIX AIRLINES.

APRIL 2002: MAIN BASE: KHARTOUM AIRPORT (KRT).

HUB: SHARJAH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (SHJ).

OWNERS: OMDURMON NATIONAL BANK AND SHAIKAN INSURANCE COMPANIES.

November 2002: 1 An-12BK (7345209, ER-AXC), Valan International leased.

April 2003: SITA: KRTAZHX.

August 2004: 300 employees (including 30 Flight Crew (FC), & 35 Maintenance Technicians (MT)).

June 2005: (azzashj@hotmail.com).

May 2006: Azza Transport (AZT) operates a cargo, charter, jet airplane service throughout Africa.

350 employees (including 30 Flight Crew (FC) & 40 Maintenance Technicians (MT).

(ICAO) Code: AZZ (Callsign - AZZA TRANSPORT).

Parent organization/shareholders: Omdurmon National Bank, Shaikan Insurances, & Sheikan Insurance.

Main Base: Khartoum airport (KRT).

July 2007: An-32B (3009, ST-AZL), departed Kiev, bound for Khartoum with "KATA" titles. An-72-100D (ST-PAM) returned to lessor as Russian airplanes are now banned from flying in Sudan.

October 2009: ACCDT: An AZZA Transport (AZT) 707-330C freighter (JT3D-7) (788-20123, /69 P4-AKW) on wet-lease to Sudan Airways (SUD) operating a cargo service (SD 2241) between Sharjah and Khartoum, crashed shortly after taking off from Sharjah, killing all six Flight Crew (FC) members aboard. The flight was scheduled to land in Khartoum. The airplane was destroyed, according to the Flight Safety Foundation's Aviation Safety Network. According to reports, the Flight Crew (FC) declared an emergency immediately after lift off, reporting the failure of the right outboard engine. The airplane subsequently veered sharply to the right and impacted the ground. Am airport surveillance video released after the crash shows the airplane climb out normally, but after it disappears from view, a large part is seen to fall from the sky. The airplane then comes back into view banking steeply to the right and losing height. It impacted the ground about five seconds later.

On October 25th, the (UAE) Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) identified the part that fell from the airplane as the cowling of an engine. It added that the cowling separated 20 seconds after lift off and the airplane started to roll to the right immediately thereafter and impacted the ground 1.1 nm/2.1 km from the end of the runway. The Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorders (CVR/(CFDR)s were recovered and were sent to0 the United Kingdom for analysis.

AZZA Transport (AZT) was banned from flying in the (UAE) until the end of the investigation.



Note: AZZA TRANSPORT (AZT) is listed on the latest (EU) blacklist released 03.04.2012 of airlines whose operations are subject to a ban within the (EU)*. *Airlines listed in Annex A could be permitted to exercise traffic rights by using wet-leased airplanes of an air carrier which is not subject to an operating ban, provided that the relevant safety standards are complied with.

Fleet:
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April 2014:

0 707-330C (JT3D-3B) (788-20123, /69 ST-AKW CRASHED & DESTROYED W/O - - READ ACCDT - - OCTOBER 2009 WHEN LST (SUD)), EX-(DLH), WET-LST (SUD) AS (P4-AKW). IBIS AVIATION ARUBA LSD 1994-08. FREIGHTER.

1 707-384C (JT3D-3B HK) (495-18948, /66 ST-JCC), EX-(OLY)/(CII), LST (JAR). FREIGHTER.

1 AN-12BK (AI-20M) (401907, ST-AQG; 7345209, /87 ST-DAS), VALAN INTNL LSD 2003-11. 401907 WFU. FREIGHTER.

1 AN-26 (47302303, ST-APV), 2003-11.

1 AN-32B (3009, ST-AZL), 2007-07. WITH "KATA" TITLES.

0 AN-72-100D (ST-PAM), RTT LESSOR (ALL RUSSIAN APLS ARE BANNED FROM FLYING IN SUDAN).

2 IL-76TD (D-30KP-2) (0053460795, /85 ST-AQB, 2000-06, PHOENIX LSD; 1023409316, /92 ST-APS), FREIGHTER.

0 TU-134, 2 RTND.

1 SHAANXI AIRCRAFT COMPANY Y-8F-100 CUB.

Management:
(definitions)

OSMAN GADIM AHMED, MANAGING DIRECTOR.

TARIQ HASSAN, PERSONNEL DIRECTOR.

MR DWEIHI, DIRECTOR OPERATIONS.

ABDEL RAHMAN AHMED, FLIGHT OPERATIONS MANAGER.

CAPTAIN MOUSTAFA ALDWAHI, CHIEF PILOT.

BABIKER IBRAHIM AHMED, ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE MANAGER,
(TELEPHONE: 249 11 722172 OR 773529) (FAX: 249 11 770408).

 
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