Aviation

September 15, 2014

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Opening of Algerian air space to private airlines, a 'must'

The opening of air space to private airlines is a "must," Minister of Transport Amar Ghoul said Sunday, adding that national interest is a priority.


"The opening of air space to private airlines is a must, but it would not be done to the detriment of national airlines," the minister told Liberté Daily forum.


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September 11, 2014

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Air Algerie set to host the African Airline Association’s 46th Annual General Assembly

Air Algerie, the national airline of Algeria, will be the host for the upcoming AFRAA Annual General Assembly due to be held in November.

African aviation buffs and observers will know that the who is who from the continent’s airlines will be there and that notably this will also set the closing stage for Kenya Airways’ CEO Dr. Titus Naikuni who has been at the helm of the airline since early 2003 and will retire at the end of November this year.

No doubt will special honours await him as he makes his last appearance in that official capacity.
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September 8, 2014

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Air Algérie aircraft accidents: Ministry of Transport opens thorough, detailed investigation

Minister of Transport, Amar Ghoul said announced Sunday in Algiers, the opening of a "thorough and detailed investigation" into aircraft accidents within the National airline company "Air Algérie."


"Stringent measures have been taken as a thorough and detailed investigation was opened by the General Inspectorate of the Ministry of Transport into Air Algérie,""...

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September 7, 2014

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Air Algérie Plane returned to Constantine airport after 10 minutes of flight due to an engine combustion

Over 61 passengers, who were on board of an Air Algerie plane for an internal flight between the airport of Mohamed Boudiaf in Constantine (eastern Algeria) and Houari Boumediene airport in Algiers, lived nearly a quarter of an hour in hysterical fear, which turned once the plane flew, to screech and terror among travelers and passengers of all ages, especially when the pilot decided to return to the runway after ten minutes of the flight.


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August 31, 2014

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Ukrainian plane crashes in Algeria's desert, no survival found

An Ukrainian cargo plane crashed on Saturday at around 1:40 GMT in the province of Tamenrasset, in the extreme south of Algeria, while no survival was found by rescue teams, local media reported.


Citing a statement of the Transport Ministry, the state-run television said the Antonov-12 type jet which carried seven passengers including crew team crashed in a mountainous"...

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August 26, 2014

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Manager Boultif denies media campaign against company

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 in Mali on 24 July.According to Boultif, Air Algerie has managed to draw 1.4 million new passengers for international flights within three years in a highly competitive environment.

It also seeks to build a hub airport...

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August 21, 2014

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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

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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.


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