|Fleet Size:||31 (+11 orders)|
|Parent:||Air Algérie Group|
|Company Slogan:||Air Algerie the wings of Algeria|
|Company Slogan:||"Air Algerie the wings of Algeria" ("Air Algérie les ailes de l'Algérie")|
|Key People:||Abdelwahid Bouabdallah (Director General and CEO)|
|Hubs:||Houari Boumedienne Airport|
|Secondary Hubs:||Oran Es Senia Airport|
|Focus Cities:||Orly Airport|
|Frequent Flyer:||Air Algerie Plus|
Air Algérie SpA (Arabic: الخطوط الجوية الجزائرية) is the national flag carrier airline of Algeria and is based in Algiers. Air Algérie operates scheduled international services to 39 destinations in 28 countries in Europe, North America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. It operates domestic services to 32 airports.
Air Algérie is in the process of becoming a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance. Bilateral codeshare agreements, frequent flyer programs and airport lounge agreements with each of the SkyTeam carriers must be in place before it can meet the alliance's membership requirements. 
Air Algérie was the first air carrier in Africa to use electronic ticketing, with the elimination of the paper ticket.
Air Algérie was founded in 1947 as the Société Algérienne de Construction Aéronautique (SACA)-Air Algérie. On May 23, 1953, it merged with the Compagnie Air Transport to form the Compagnie Générale de Transports Aériens (CGTA)-Air Algérie. Following independence from France in 1962 the company become Air Algérie (Entreprise Nationale d'exploitation des Services Aériens). In 1963 the Algerian government took possession of 51% of the company assets, increasing its stake to 83% in 1970 and to 100% and nationalisation in 1974, after acquisition of the remaining 17% stake held by Air France. It employs 9,775 staff (at March 2007). Air Algerie is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization.
Air Algérie is a joint-stock company SPA with a capital of 29,000,000,000 DA. The airline covers a network of 96,000 km. More than 3,000,000 passengers and nearly 20,000 tonnes of cargo are carried every year. In 2003, the number of daily flights in peak periods was 120. Air Algérie has generated almost five billion available seat-kilometres and performed 3.3 billion revenue passenger- kilometres. The sales network comprises 150 agencies in Algeria and abroad, linked to the booking system and distributed through GDS to which Air Algérie has subscribed.
Air Algérie is a joint stock company. The shares are totally owned by the Algerian state. Its Board of Directors is headed by Abdelwahid Bouabdallah, Chairman and Managing Director.
Air Algérie performs the following activities:
Air Algérie services include:
See main article: Air Algérie destinations.
The Air Algérie fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of January 2009): http://www.ch-aviation.ch/aircraft.php?search=set&airline=AH&al_op=1
|Airbus A330-200||5||239 (12/32/195)||Montreal, Beijing, France, Jordan, |
Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, South Africa,
|7T-VJV 7T-VJW 7T-VJX 7T-VJY 7T-VJZ|
|ATR 72-500||6||4||66 (66)||Domestic destinations||7T-VUI 7T-VUJ 7T-VUK 7T-VUL 7T-VUM 7T-VUN|
|Boeing 737-600||5||101 (16/85)||Domestic destinations, Italy, Libya, Russia,||7T-VJQ 7T-VJR 7T-VJS 7T-VJT 7T-VJU|
|Boeing 737-800||10 ||7||144 (24/120) |
|Domestic destinations, Belgium, Burkina Faso, France, Germany, |
Italy, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Senegal, Spain
Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom
|7T-VJJ 7T-VJK 7T-VJL 7T-VJM 7T-VJN 7T-VJO 7T-VJP 7T-VKA 7T-VKB 7T-VKC|
|Boeing 767-300ER||3||235 (14/22/197)||Egypt, France,Saudi Arabia||7T-VJG 7T-VJH 7T-VJI|
|Total||29||11||updated 29 January 2009|
The airline foresees reaching 50 long-haul aircraft by 2025. http://www.algerie-dz.com/article14140.html
|C-130 Hercules||1962-2004||Only cargo|
|Sud Aviation Caravelle||1962-1984|
|Fokker F27 Mk400M||1982-2002|
Air Algérie has three types of cabins, two of them are used for domestic flights and three for international flights. That depends on the aircraft. The Airbus A330-200 have the entertainment system AVOD. The Boeing 767-300ER and Boeing 737-800 with an audio system.
The Premier Classe is located in the aircraft Airbus A330-200 and Boeing 767-300ER. Reclining Seats 180º, forming two meter long beds. Each seat features a 10.4" touchscreen TV monitor with interactive gaming and AVOD, a privacy divider, automassage feature, reading light, storage drawer, noise-cancelling headphones, personal telephone, and laptop power ports.They have a À la carte with many options. A express menu served shortly after takeoff.
The Business Class is on the aircraft Airbus A330-200, Boeing 767-300ER, Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737-600.In the Airbus A330-200, reclining Seats 118º. Each seat includes a 10.4" touchscreen TV monitor with interactive gaming and AVOD. A express drink served shortly after takeoff.In the Boeing 767-300ER, reclining Seats 118º, with an audio system.In the Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737-600, reclining Seats 118º, with an audio system.
The Classe Économique aircraft is at Airbus A330-200, Boeing 767-300ER, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-600 and ATR 72-500.In the Airbus A330-200, reclining Seats 118º. Each seat includes a 10.4" touchscreen TV monitor with interactive gaming and AVOD.In the Boeing 767-300ER, reclining Seats 118º, with an audio system.In the Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737-600, reclining Seats 118º, with an audio system.In the ATR 72-500, reclining Seats 118º.