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Established in 1997 and started operations in 1999. Domestic, regional & international, scheduled & charter, passenger & cargo, jet airplane services.
PO BOX 319
Route de Sidi Moussa
Dar El Beida
16000 Algiers, Algeria
ALGERIA (PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ALGERIA) WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1962, COVERS AN AREA OF 2,381,741 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 31 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS ALGIERS, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS ARABIC.
Initially, Tassili Airlines (DTH) was a joint venture between Sonatrach State Energy Group (51%) and Air Algerie (ALG). In 2005, Sonatrach acquired 100% of the company.
July 2009: Tassili Airlines (DTH) provides air transport for workers to and from oil fields in Algeria. New airplanes will provide service to Paris.
Employees = 27.
(IATA) Code: SF - 515. (ICAO) Code: DTH (Callsign - TASSILI AIR).
Parent organization/shareholders: Sonatrach State Energy Group (100%).
Main Base: Algiers Houari Boumedienne Airport (ALG).
Hubs: Hassi Rmei airport (HRM); & Hassi Messaoud Irara airport (HME).
Scheduled destinations: Algiers; Constantine; Ghardaia; & Oran.
4 orders 737-800s and 3 orders Embraer E190s.
Tassili Airlines (DTH) parent, Groupe Sonatrach signed a contract with Boeing (TBC) for 4 737-800s worth $228.4 million and with Embraer for $104.68 million for 3 E190s. It later rescinded the agreement for the Embaer E190s.
November 2009: At the Dubai Air Show, Tassili Airlines (DTH), which formerly was partly owned by Air Algerie (ALG), was named as the customer for 4 737-800s. The order originally was placed over the summer. (DTH) is a subsidiary of Sonatrach Petroleum Corporation and initially will use the airplanes to ferry employees and cargo to/from Sonatrach work sites. Boeing (TBC) said Tassili, founded in 1997, "plans to put its 737s into commercial passenger service on domestic and regional routes in the near future."
April 2011: Boeing (TBC) delivered a 737-8ZQ (40884, 7T-VCA) to Tassili Airlines (DTH), its 1st Boeing airplane and the 1st of an order placed in 2009 for 4 737-800s.
November 2012: Tassili Airlines (DTH) will schedule operations from Algier Houari Boumediene (ALG) and Hassi Messaoud Oued Irara (HME) airports to several domestic destinations and Rome Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci International airport (FCO). It currently operates 4 737-800s, 4 DHC-8-400s, 4 DHC-8-200s and a variety of smaller turboprops and helicopters on charter flights on behalf of Algerian oil companies. (DTH) is owned by state owned oil and gas producer Sonatrach.
April 2014: Tassili Airlines ((IATA) Code: SF, based at Algiers) (DTH) is set to launch its 1st scheduled international flights to France, Italy and Turkey, (DTH) Commercial Director, Adil Cherouati, has announced.
The move comes after the Algerian authorities amended (DTH)'s Air Operators Certificate (AOC) to include provision for scheduled international services. "The Department of Civil Aviation & Meteorology (Direction de l'Aviation Civile et de la Météorologie - (DACM)), which comes under the Ministry of Transport, has permitted Tassili Airlines to operate regular international flights following the amendment of its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC)" Cherouati told the Algerian Press Service.
Established in March 1998 as a joint venture (JV) between oil parastatal Sonatrach and Air Algérie ((IATA) Code: AH, based at Algiers) (ALG), (DTH) became a full subsidiary of Sonatrach Petroleum Corporation in April 2005. Until now, Tassili (DTH) had specialized in scheduled domestic operations as well as international charter flights using 4 737-8ZQs, 4 Dash 8-Q200s and 4 Dash 8-Q400s.
Tassili Airlines (DTH) currently operates 12 airplanes and serves 12 destinations, 15 routes and 7x-daily flights.
July 2015: Tassili Airlines (DTH) will launch 2x-weekly, Algiers - Lyon this month with Boeing 737-800 airplanes.
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4 737-8ZQ (CFM56-7B26) (3575-40884, /11 7T-VCA "TASSILI N'AJJER; 3606-40885, /11 7T-VCB "TANEZROUFT;" 3747-40886, /11 7T-VCC "AHAGGAR;" 3786-40887, /11 7T-VCD "ASSEKREM"). WITH WINGLETS. 155Y.
3 ORDERS E190, 14C, 90Y, OR 8C, 94Y.
4 BOMBARDIER DASH 8-Q202 (PW123D) (661, /08 7T-VCP, 664, /08 7T-VCQ; 665, /08 7T-VCR; 666, /09 7T-VCS), 2008-12. 35Y.
4 +2 ORDERS BOMBARDIER DASH 8-Q402 (PW150A) (4167, /07 7T-VCL - - SEE PHOTO - - "DTH-DHC-8-Q402-OCT09;" 4169, /07 7T-VCM; 4173, /07 7T-VCN; 4178, /07 7T-VCO), 74Y.
3 BEECHCRAFT 1900D (PT6A-67D) (UE-369, /99 7T-VIP), RAYTHEON LSD 2000-04. 18Y/FREIGHTER.
5 CESSNA 208B CARAVAN (PT6A-27) (917, /97 7T-VCG; 929, /99 7T-VCH; 930, /99 7T-VCI; 933, /99 7T-VCJ; 934, /99 7T-VCK), 7Y/FREIGHTER.
A REZAIGUIA, CHAIRMAN.
FAYCAL KHELIL, GENERAL DIRECTOR.
BOUBAKEUR BEN SENOUCI, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).
ADIL CHEROUATI, COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR.