The World's Airlines

Past, Present & Future

 Airline Tickets

Home WorldAfricaAmericaEuropeRest of WorldTicketsHistory

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).
Latest updates

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

  dates are searchable using ddmmyyyy

April 13, 2015Air Algérie will launch a new cargo subsidiary with the arrival of two B.737-700(C)s in May news
AirlineOperating DatesStatusComments
Aero Africaine

1945 - 1951

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy -  
Aero Sahara

1950* - 1968*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  
Aero Service

1999 - 2001*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  
Aerotechnique Alger-Duclos

1948 - 1962

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Airnautic
Afric Air (SACA Air Afric)

1955* - 1969

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  
Air Afrique

1935* - 1941*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy - CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation) >Regie Air Afrique + Regie Malagache + LANA +>Air Afrique
Air Algerie (Societe Nationale de Transport et Travail Aerien)

1962 - date

Active

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
Air Express Algeria

2002 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy -  
Air France Transatlantique

1945* - 1948

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy - >Air France
Air Fret

1960s

Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  
Air Fret Service Oran

1999 - 2000

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  
Air Maghreb

1990 - 1994

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  
Air Maghreb

2001 - 2005*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  
Air Oasis

1963* - 1963*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  
Air Sahara

1950* - 1968*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  
Antinea Airlines

1999 - 2001

Inactive

Antinea Airlines operated passenger flights both locally and into France. Acquired by Khalifa Airways in 2001

^ Genealogy - Antinea Airlines >>Khalifa Airways
Atar Aviation

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  
CAT (Compagnie Air Transport)

1946* - 1953

Renamed

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
CATA (Compagnie Algerienne de Transports Aeriens)

1947 - 1950

Inactive

CATA was taken over by Aigle Azur in 1950

^ Genealogy - CATA >>Aigle Azur >>UAT + TAI =>UTA >>Air France
CGT (Compagnie Generale Transsaharienne)

1920* - 1920*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  
CGTA (Compagnie Generale de Transports Aeriens)-Air Algerie

1953 - 1962

Renamed

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
Compagnie Cherifienne du Pont Aerien Morocco

1954 - 1955

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  
CTA (Compagnie Transafricaine d'Aviation)

1929^ - 1935

Renamed

 

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

1999 - 2002

Renamed

EcoAir International was a domestic and international passenger services. Integrated into the Khalifa Group, the parent of Khalifa Airways

^ Genealogy - EcoAir International >>Khalifa Airways
Germain

1934 - 1938

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy -  
IAS (Inter Air Services)

1984 - 1987

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy - IAS (Inter Air Services) >>Air Algerie
Khalifa Airways

1999 - 2003

Inactive

Khalifa Airways was founded in Jun1999 & operations started in Aug1999. Had stopped flying by mid-March 2003 after it failed to meet lease payments. Liquidated on 10Jul2003

^ Genealogy - Khalifa Airways
LANA (Lignes Aeriennes Nord-Africaines)

1935* - 1937

Renamed

 

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

1998* - 1998*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  
NAA (North African Airways)

1980 - 1989

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  
Regie Air Afrique

1934* - 1937

Renamed

 

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

2003 - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  
SACA (Societie Algerienne de Constructions Aeronautiques)

1947 - 1953

Renamed

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
Sahara Airlines

1999 - 2003

Inactive

Sahara Airlines was founded in 1995

^ Genealogy -  
SATA (Societe Algerienne du Transports Aeriens)

1947* - 1948*

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy -  
SATT (Societe Africaine des Transports Tropicaux)

1933* - 1952*

Status?

SATT was founded in 1933

^ Genealogy -  
Societe Aigle Azur

1950* - 1951*

Status?

Societe Aigle Azur was founded in 1950

^ Genealogy -  
Societe de Transport Air Saoura

1964* - 1964*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  
Societe Generate d'Aflretements Aeriens Aero-Fretret

1963* - 1964*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  
Societe Nord Africain Transport Aerien

1930s

Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  
Societe Transatlantique Aerienne

1928* - 1952

Renamed

Societe Transatlantique Aerienne was founded in 1928

^ Genealogy - Societe Transatlantique Aerienne >Société Transafricaine d'Aviation
Societie Afric Air

1960s

Status?

 

^ Genealogy -  
STA (Societe de Travail Aerien)

1968 - 1972

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  
STA (Société Transafricaine d'Aviation)

1852 - 1952*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy - Société Transafricaine d'Aviation
Star Aviation

2001 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy -  
Tassili Airlines

1999 - date

Active

Tassili Airlines started operations on 08Apr1999

^ Genealogy -  
Transsaharienne

1935^ - 1942*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy -  
Home WorldAfricaAmericaEuropeRest of WorldTicketsHistory