November 19, 2014


Restructuring of Air Algérie as from 2015, announces Ghoul

The national airline company "Air Algérie" will be subject to a major restructuring and development operation at all levels as from 2015, Transport Minister Amar Ghoul said Monday.

The minister said, at the forum of Radio channel I, that "the preliminary report of the investigation conducted by ministry on Air Algérie has been submitted to the Prime Minister,"...

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November 15, 2014


Tassili Airlines opens regular Algiers-Marseille air service

A regular air service linking Algiers and Marseille (southern France), opened Thursday evening by national Tassili Airlines (TAL).

The service is available every Monday and Thursday from Algiers at 19:00 (18:00 GMT) and From Marseille at 21:30 (20:30 GMT), a TAL official has announced.

TAL said it will offer a fifty-percent discount to its customers, a promotion running until March 28.


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November 13, 2014


Tassili Airlines becomes member of African Airlines Association

The national airline Tassili Airlines (TAL) becomes member of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA).

"We have submitted a membership file which was accepted by AFRAA. It is important that TAL become member of this association as it gives us an African dimension," CEO of TAL, Faiçal Khelil told APS on the sidelines of a ceremony organized on that occasion.


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November 12, 2014


Air Algerie signs agreement with Boeing to purchase two 737 cargo aircrafts

The national airline company Air Algerie signed Monday evening in Algiers an agreement with the American aircraft manufacturer Boeing for the purchase of two 737 cargo aircrafts.

The agreement was signed by Air Algerie’s CEO Mohamed Salah Boultif and Vice President of Sales for Africa and the Middle East for Boeing Commercial Airplanes Van Rex Gallard.


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November 11, 2014


Air Algerie to open new routes to Africa, announces Ghoul

National Company Air Algérie plans to open new routes to Africa, announced Monday in Algiers Minister of Transport, Amar Ghoul.

Speaking during the 46th General Assembly of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) being held on 10 - 11 November in Algiers, the minister underlined that Air Algerie eyes to "benefit from Africa’s economic growth by opening"...

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November 10, 2014


SMBC Aviation Capital Orders 80 Boeing Aircraft in $8.5bn Deal

SMBC Aviation Capital, the world’s third largest aircraft lessor, announces that it has placed a firm order for 80 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft in a deal worth around $8.5bn at list prices.

The deal is the largest single order of 737 MAXs by a lessor and the largest Boeing order of any kind from a Japanese-owned lessor. The aircraft will be powered by the CFM LEAP engine"...

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November 9, 2014


Monitise: Turkish Airlines Launches New Generation of Mobile Services

Turkish Airlines, working with Monitise (LSE:MONI), a global leader in Mobile Money, has launched a new suite of mobile apps, now available for iOS, Android, Windows"......

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October 27, 2014



Come Monday 10th of November and Africa’s aviation Who is Who will be at the Algiers Hilton Conference Centre listening to the welcome address by host airline Air Algerie Chairman and CEO Mr. Mohamed Salah Boutif. Soon after the official opening will the working sessions commence, four of them alone on day one of the Annual General Assembly of the African Airline Association and a further two on the second working day. An extensive agenda awaits delegates of the AFRAA member airlines and other industry observers who"...

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