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Algeria is known officially as the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria. It is a republic of western North Africa, bordered on the north by the Mediterranean Sea; on the east by Tunisia and Libya; on the south by Niger, Mali, and Mauritania; and on the west by Morocco. Its total area is 2,381,741 sq km (919,595 sq mi).

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April 13, 2015

Air Algérie will launch a new cargo subsidiary with the arrival of two B.737-700(C)s in May [update]

Airlines

Aero Africaine   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1945 - 1951

^ Comments :   Aero Africaine was founded in 1945 as the air transport division of SATT (Societe Africaine des Transports Tropicaux)

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Aero Service   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1999 - 2001*

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Aerotechnique Alger-Duclos   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1948 - 1962

^ Comments :   Aerotechnique Alger-Duclos was taken over by the French airline Airnautic

^ Genealogy :    Aerotechnique Alger-Duclos >>Airnautic

^ Airline Code :  

Afric Air (SACA Air Afric)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1955* - 1969

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Afrique  updated

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1937* - 1941*

^ Comments :   In 1937 the French Govt. combined the services of Regie Air Afrique, Regie Malagache & LANA to form Air Afrique

^ Genealogy :    CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation) >Regie Air Afrique + Regie Malagache + LANA +>Air Afrique

^ Airline Code :  

Air Algerie (Societe Nationale de Transport et Travail Aerien)   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           1962 - date

^ Comments :   Air Algérie was founded ion 15Mar1947 as SACA. On 23May1953, it merged with CAT to form CGTA. Following independence from France in 1962 the company became Air Algérie

^ Genealogy :    SACA + CAT =>CGTA >Air Algerie

^ Airline Code : AH : DAH

Air Express Algeria   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2002 - date

^ Comments :   Air Express Algeria was founded in 2002 with domestic services and support for the oil industry

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : HME

Air France Transatlantique   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1945* - 1948

^ Comments :   Air France Transatlantique merged into Air France

^ Genealogy :    Air France Transatlantique >>Air France

^ Airline Code :  

Air Fret   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1960s

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Fret Service Oran   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1999 - 2000

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Maghreb   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1990 - 1994

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Maghreb   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           2001 - 2005*

^ Comments :   Air Maghreb was founded in 1996

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Oasis   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1963* - 1963*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Sahara   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1950* - 1968*

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Antinea Airlines   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1999 - 2001

^ Comments :   Antinea Airlines was founded in Jun1999 & operated passenger flights both locally and into France. Acquired by Khalifa Airways in 2001

^ Genealogy :    Antinea Airlines >>Khalifa Airways

^ Airline Code : HO : DJA

Atar Aviation   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

CAT (Compagnie Air Transport)   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1946* - 1953

^ Comments :   CAT was founded in 1946 & merged with SACA to form CGTA on 23May1953. Following independence from France in 1962 the company became Air Algérie

^ Genealogy :    SACA + CAT =>CGTA >Air Algerie

^ Airline Code :  

CATA (Compagnie Algerienne de Transports Aeriens)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1947 - 1950

^ Comments :   CATA was taken over by Aigle Azur in 1950

^ Genealogy :    CATA >>Aigle Azur >>UAT + TAI =>UTA >>Air France

^ Airline Code :  

CGT (Compagnie Generale Transsaharienne)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1920* - 1920*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

CGTA (Compagnie Generale de Transports Aeriens)-Air Algerie   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1953 - 1962

^ Comments :   Air Algérie was founded ion 15Mar1947 as SACA. On 23May1953, it merged with CAT to form CGTA. Following independence from France in 1962 the company became Air Algérie

^ Genealogy :    SACA + CAT =>CGTA >Air Algerie

^ Airline Code :  

Compagnie Cherifienne du Pont Aerien Morocco   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1954 - 1955

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation)  updated

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1929* - 1935

^ Comments :   CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation) was formed in 1929 and was absorbed by Regie Air Afrique in 1935. Air Afrique was formed around the assets of Regie Air Afrique, Regie Malagache and LANA

^ Genealogy :    CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation) >Regie Air Afrique + Regie Malagache + LANA +>Air Afrique

^ Airline Code :  

EcoAir International   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1999 - 2002

^ Comments :   EcoAir International was a domestic and international passenger services founded in 1999. Integrated into the Khalifa Group, the parent of Khalifa Airways

^ Genealogy :    EcoAir International >>Khalifa Airways

^ Airline Code : 9H : DEI

Germain   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1934 - 1938

^ Comments :   Germain was formed & operated a passenger service between Algiers & Oran in 1934

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

IAS (Inter Air Services)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1984 - 1987

^ Comments :   No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    IAS (Inter Air Services) >>Air Algerie

^ Airline Code :  

Khalifa Airways   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1999 - 2003

^ Comments :   Khalifa Airways was founded in Jun1999 & operations started in Aug1999. Had stopped flying by mid-Mar2003 after it failed to meet lease payments. Liquidated on 10Jul2003

^ Genealogy :    Ecoair >>Khalifa Airways

^ Airline Code : K6 : KZW

LANA (Lignes Aeriennes Nord-Africaines)  updated

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1935* - 1937

^ Comments :   In 1937 the French Govt. combined the services of Regie Air Afrique, Regie Malagache & LANA to form Air Afrique

^ Genealogy :    CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation) >Regie Air Afrique + Regie Malagache + LANA +>Air Afrique

^ Airline Code :  

Madina Airlines   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1998* - 1998*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

NAA (North African Airways)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1980 - 1989

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Regie Air Afrique  updated

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1934* - 1937

^ Comments :   CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation) was formed in 1929 and was absorbed by Regie Air Afrique in 1935. In 1937 the French Govt. combined the services of Regie Air Afrique, Regie Malagache & LANA to form Air Afrique

^ Genealogy :    CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation) >Regie Air Afrique + Regie Malagache + LANA +>Air Afrique

^ Airline Code :  

Rym Airlines   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2003 - 2005

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

SACA (Societie Algerienne de Constructions Aeronautiques)   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1947 - 1953

^ Comments :   Air Algérie was founded ion 15Mar1947 as SACA. On 23May1953, it merged with CAT to form CGTA. Following independence from France in 1962 the company became Air Algérie

^ Genealogy :    SACA + CAT =>CGTA >Air Algerie

^ Airline Code :  

Sahara Airlines   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1999 - 2003

^ Comments :   Sahara Airlines was founded in 1998 and started its flights in Sep1999. Domestic and international airline that operates around Southern Algeria. Suspect ceased operations when it’s owner fled the country.

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 6S : SHD

SATA (Societe Algerienne du Transports Aeriens)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1947* - 1948*

^ Comments :   SATA (Societe Algerienne du Transports Aeriens) was formed in 1947

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

SATT (Societe Africaine des Transports Tropicaux)   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1933* - 1952*

^ Comments :   SATT was founded in 1933

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Societe Aero Sahara (Aero Sahara)   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1950* - 1968*

^ Comments :   Societe Aero Sahara was based in France but operated around Algeria for the oil exploration companies

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Societe Aigle Azur   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1950* - 1951*

^ Comments :   Societe Aigle Azur was founded in 1950

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Societe de Transport Air Saoura   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1963* - 1964*

^ Comments :   Societe de Transport Air Saoura operated passengerand freight charter services in the Sahara region

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Societe Generate d'Aflretements Aeriens Aero-Fretret   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1963* - 1964*

^ Comments :   Societe Generate d'Aflretements Aeriens Aero-Fretret operated charter services in Algeria and the Sahara region and a daily service between Bougie, Djidjelli, Phillipeville and Constantine

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Societe Nord Africain Transport Aerien   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1930s

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Societe Transatlantique Aerienne   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1928* - 1952

^ Comments :   Societe Transatlantique Aerienne was founded in 1928

^ Genealogy :    Societe Transatlantique Aerienne >Société Transafricaine d'Aviation

^ Airline Code :  

Societie Afric Air   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1960s

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

STA (Societe de Travail Aerien)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1968 - 1972

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

STA (Société Transafricaine d'Aviation)   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           1852 - 1952*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :    Société Transafricaine d'Aviation

^ Airline Code :  

Star Aviation   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2001 - date

^ Comments :   Star Aviation was founded in 2001 with medevac flights to the oil industry in the Algerian desert

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Tassili Airlines   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           1999 - date

^ Comments :   Tassili Airlines was established in 1998 as a joint venture between Air Algérie (49%) and the Sonatrach company (51%). Started operations on 08Apr1999

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : SF : DTH

Transsaharienne   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1935* - 1942*

^ Comments :   Transsaharienne was founded in 1935

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

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