August 21, 2014


Boultif denounces media campaign against Air Algerie

The CEO of the national airline company Air Algerie, Mohamed Salah Boultif has denounced Wednesday in Algiers the media campaign waged against his company, whose dynamism and competitiveness have become cause for worry, he said.

In an interview with APS, Boultif expressed concerns over the media campaign against the national company since the crash of the flight AH 5017"...

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August 18, 2014


U.S. State Department warns against travel to Algeria

The United States has warned against visiting Algeria.

The State Department said Americans face the prospect of abduction or bombings in Algeria. In its latest travel advisory, the department warned Americans against visiting the North African state.

“There is a high threat of terrorism and kidnappings in Algeria,” the advisory said.

Dated Aug. 13,"......

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August 13, 2014


Air Algerie increases seasonal offering to Istanbul

Air Algerie, the national carrier of Algeria, expanded its seasonal offering with the addition of weekly (Thursdays) operations from Algiers (ALG) to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen (SAW) on 7 August.

The carrier’s new route to Istanbul’s second gateway will be operated until 18 September by its 253-seat 767-300s and will face no competition from any other carrier.

Furthermore, Air Algerie is already flying to Istanbul Atatürk from Algiers with daily flights.

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August 13, 2014


Air Algerie flight's take-off aborted due to malfunction

The take-off was cancelled of an Air Algerie flight bound for Algiers at the French city of Lille as a result of a technical error, according to the airline on Tuesday.

After only five minutes of taking to the runway, the aircraft was forced to swerve to the shoulder, but no damage was reported as a result of the incident, revealed the company statement.

The airline was forced to use a substitute aircraft after two hours went by with no solution found to the malfunction of what the company stressed was a "leased aircraft."

Another internal Air Algerie flight heading to Ghardaia's...

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August 5, 2014


Swissport Algeria Granted Ground Handling Licenses For Constantine, Batna And Tlemcen International Airports

Swissport International (Swissport), the world’s leading provider of ground and cargo handling services to the aviation industry, welcomes the five-year ground handling licence award for the three International Airports Constantine Mohamed Boudiaf, Batna Mostepha Ben Boulaid and Tlemcen Zenata Messali El Hadj. The new Ground Handling licenses, bestowed by the Etablissement de Gestion des Services Aéroportuaires (EGSA) Constantine and Oran mark another important milestone in Swissport’s geographical expansion"...

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August 5, 2014


Western Global Airlines Takes Off

Western Global Airlines LLC (WGA), a low cost, high quality all-cargo carrier, announced today that it received final FAA certification and has been issued a Part 121 Air Operator Certificate. In addition, WGA has been certified by the U.S. DOT to be fit, willing, and able to engage in interstate and foreign air transportation of property and mail. WGA plans to commence operations immediately.


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