Last March, the Algerian authorities announced a new program for Air Algérie with approximately 108 additional international flights to Beijing, Milan, London, Brussels, Paris, Geneva and Dubai. Insufficient, it seems, to meet the ever-increasing demands in the high season.
In a press release dated August 10, the Algerian Ministry of Transport announced a complementary program for multiple international destinations. Objective: to diversify services and enhance evaluation in the near future From Air passenger transport summer 2022 “in implementation of the instructions of the President of the Republic”.
Air Algerie: the mystery of the new flight program
In the program, about thirty additional flights on networks of Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Of the 34 scheduled flights, an additional 14 weekly flights were announced to Tunis and Istanbul (seven weekly for each of these two destinations), not to mention the reopening of flights between Constantine, Annaba, Oran and Istanbul, with an average of two weekly flights per air service.
If an additional flight in the direction of France, Belgium or Italy is not scheduled, the new program of the Algerian authorities concerns Germany, Portugal and Austria. Suspended for two and a half years due to the health crisis, the Algiers-Vienna line will be reactivated, as in Algiers and Lisbon, with a total of two weekly flights per flight.
Abidjan, Ouagadougou, Bamako and Libreville will again be provided with a weekly commute for All Destination, versus two trips to Niamey. Air Algerie will also provide an additional flight to Dakar, bringing the total number to three flights per week.
Air Algerie: With a green light from Taboun, the company restores hope
Between the first announcement, made in March 2022, after former Minister of Transport Issa Bakay assigned his position in the government, and the supplementary program for this summer, a new CEO was appointed, on June 18, at the head of the Council of Ministers. Algerian airlines. The new Minister of Transport, Yassine Ben Slimane, appointed by Abdallah El Monji, can count on Abdelmadjid Tebboune’s support to give wings to Algerian aviation.
After giving the green light to renew the national carrier’s fleet by announcing the purchase of 15 new aircraft, the Algerian president aims to launch new routes. You can see airlines to South Africa, Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) and the Republic of the Congo The day.