Air Algerie spins-out cargo unit

Air Algerie Cargo commenced operations as a standalone unit of Air Algerie on 15 November, with a flight between Algiers (ALG), and Lyon Saint-Exupéry (LYS) in France. Although the carrier has some interesting fleet options, Air Algerie is purportedly using its Lockheed Hercules. In May of this year Air Algerie outlined plans to launch a separate […]

Cargo’s increasing allure in the Maghreb

Northern Africa’s cargo scene is bustling with two companies planning to add cargo capacity; first Tunisian start-up Express Air Cargo is nearing send-off of its maiden freighter flight, and second, Libya-based passenger-carrier Afriqiyah Airways is purportedly mulling the launch of its own freighter flights. Back in June, Cargo Facts reported here that Express Air Cargo […]

An all-cargo airline for Tunisia?

A new cargo airline will soon be taking off from Enfidha’s Hammamet International Airport located 100km south of Tunisia’s capital city, Tunis. Express Air Cargo’s CEO, Anis Riahi confirmed to Cargo Facts his airline is preparing to commence operations in August, with an initial fleet consisting of two freighter-converted 737 classics. Although the source of […]
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