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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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13Apr2015

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

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

Aero Africaine   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1945 - 1951
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aero Africaine was founded in 1945 as the air transport division of SATT (Societe Africaine des Transports Tropicaux)
Aero Service   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999 - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aerotechnique Alger-Duclos   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1948 - 1962
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aerotechnique Alger-Duclos >>Airnautic
Comments : Aerotechnique Alger-Duclos was taken over by the French airline Airnautic
Afric Air (SACA Air Afric)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1955* - 1969
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Afrique  updated in 2017
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1937* - 1941*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation) >Regie Air Afrique + Regie Malagache + LANA +>Air Afrique
Comments : In 1937 the French Govt. combined the services of Regie Air Afrique, Regie Malagache & LANA to form Air Afrique
Air Algerie (Societe Nationale de Transport et Travail Aerien)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1962 - date
Airline Code : AH : DAH
Genealogy : SACA + CAT =>CGTA >Air Algerie
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
Air Express Algeria   
Status : Active

Dates :

2002 - date
Airline Code : -- : HME
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Express Algeria was founded in 2002 with domestic services and support for the oil industry
Air France Transatlantique   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1945* - 1948
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air France Transatlantique >>Air France
Comments : Air France Transatlantique merged into Air France
Air Fret   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1960s
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Fret Service Oran   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Maghreb (i)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 1994
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Maghreb (ii)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2001 - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Maghreb was founded in 1996
Air Oasis   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1963* - 1963*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Sahara   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1950* - 1968*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Antinea Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2001
Airline Code : HO : DJA
Genealogy : Antinea Airlines >>Khalifa Airways
Comments : Antinea Airlines was founded in Jun1999 & operated passenger flights both locally and into France. Acquired by Khalifa Airways in 2001
Atar Aviation   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
CAT (Compagnie Air Transport)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1946* - 1953
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : SACA + CAT =>CGTA >Air Algerie
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
CATA (Compagnie Algerienne de Transports Aeriens)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1947 - 1950
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : CATA >>Aigle Azur >>UAT + TAI =>UTA >>Air France
Comments : CATA was taken over by Aigle Azur in 1950
CGT (Compagnie Generale Transsaharienne)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1920* - 1920*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
CGTA (Compagnie Generale de Transports Aeriens)-Air Algerie   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1953 - 1962
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : SACA + CAT =>CGTA >Air Algerie
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
Compagnie Cherifienne du Pont Aerien Morocco   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1954 - 1955
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation)  updated in 2017
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1929* - 1935
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation) >Regie Air Afrique + Regie Malagache + LANA +>Air Afrique
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
EcoAir International   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1999 - 2002
Airline Code : 9H : DEI
Genealogy : EcoAir International >>Khalifa Airways
Comments : EcoAir International was a domestic and international passenger services founded in 1999. Integrated into the Khalifa Group, the parent of Khalifa Airways
Germain   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1934 - 1938
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Germain was formed & operated a passenger service between Algiers & Oran in 1934
IAS (Inter Air Services)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1984 - 1987
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : IAS (Inter Air Services) >>Air Algerie
Comments : No further information at this time
Khalifa Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2003
Airline Code : K6 : KZW
Genealogy : Ecoair >>Khalifa Airways
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
LANA (Lignes Aeriennes Nord-Africaines)  updated in 2017
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1935* - 1937
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation) >Regie Air Afrique + Regie Malagache + LANA +>Air Afrique
Comments : In 1937 the French Govt. combined the services of Regie Air Afrique, Regie Malagache & LANA to form Air Afrique
Madina Airlines   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
NAA (North African Airways)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1980 - 1989
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Regie Air Afrique  updated in 2017
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1934* - 1937
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation) >Regie Air Afrique + Regie Malagache + LANA +>Air Afrique
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
Rym Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
SACA (Societie Algerienne de Constructions Aeronautiques)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1947 - 1953
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : SACA + CAT =>CGTA >Air Algerie
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
Sahara Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2003
Airline Code : 6S : SHD
Genealogy : Nil tree
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.
SATA (Societe Algerienne du Transports Aeriens)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1947* - 1948*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SATA (Societe Algerienne du Transports Aeriens) was formed in 1947
SATT (Societe Africaine des Transports Tropicaux)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1933* - 1952*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SATT was founded in 1933
Societe Aero Sahara (Aero Sahara)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1950* - 1968*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Societe Aero Sahara was based in France but operated around Algeria for the oil exploration companies
Societe Aigle Azur   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1950* - 1951*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Societe Aigle Azur was founded in 1950
Societe de Transport Air Saoura   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1963* - 1964*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Societe de Transport Air Saoura operated passengerand freight charter services in the Sahara region
Societe Generate d'Aflretements Aeriens Aero-Fretret   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1963* - 1964*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Societe Nord Africain Transport Aerien   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1930s
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Societe Transatlantique Aerienne   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1928* - 1952
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Societe Transatlantique Aerienne >Société Transafricaine d'Aviation
Comments : Societe Transatlantique Aerienne was founded in 1928
Societie Afric Air   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1960s
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
STA (Societe de Travail Aerien)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1968 - 1972
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
STA (Société Transafricaine d'Aviation)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1852 - 1952*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Société Transafricaine d'Aviation
Comments : No further information at this time
Star Aviation   
Status : Active

Dates :

2001 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Star Aviation was founded in 2001 with medevac flights to the oil industry in the Algerian desert
Tassili Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

1999 - date
Airline Code : SF : DTH
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tassili Airlines was established in 1998 as a joint venture between Air Algérie (49%) and the Sonatrach company (51%). Started operations on 08Apr1999
Transsaharienne   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1935* - 1942*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Transsaharienne was founded in 1935
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