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Air Algerie About Air Algerie

Air Algerie was founded in 1946 as Compagnie Générale de Transports Aériens, or CGTA for short. The following year the company flew for the first time in charter traffic between Algeria and Europe. One year after the independence of Algeria in 1962, the Algerian state acquired 51% of the company’s capital. In 1970, this stake rose to 83%, and finally reached 100% in 1974, thanks to the buyback of the shares held by Air France. The Société de Travail Aérien (STA) was incorporated into Air Algeria in 1973, by decision of the State. Air Algérie became a joint stock company in 1997 and launched its first long-haul flight in 2007 with the opening of the Algiers-Montreal line.

Air Algérie is part of the Arab Air Carriers Organization, SkyTeam membership is also planned. In addition to the home airport of Algiers-Houari Boumedienne, Oran-Es Senia Airport is also a hub. From here, the airline serves both national and international destinations.

The airline’s relatively large fleet consists of aircraft of various types, which come from the manufacturers Boeing and Airbus. The machines have an average age of around 12.4 years. To date, the company is still completely state-owned. The airline has code sharing agreements with other major airlines. This means that the same flight is used by two airlines with two different flight numbers. The airline’s frequent flyer program is called Air Algerie Plus, so passengers can benefit from various discounts. For example, children under the age of one who do not use their own seat only pay 10 percent of the normal ticket price. Young children up to the age of 11 can receive a 25 to 33 percent discount, depending on the route. Air Algérie also offers discounts for fellow travelers, students or groups.

Air Algerie Hub Airports

Algeria Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG / DAAG)

Air Algerie Classes of Service

Air Algerie provides 3 classes for its passengers to travel on their flights that differ among themselves in terms of the advantages they offer: Economy, Business and First

Economy Class

Affordable and competitive budget fares for other airlines, with occasional promotions and for various destinations. Diverse and delicious meals for travelers on Algerian medium and long-haul flights, with free drinks throughout the trip and menus for special dieters. The ability to shop from free markets in different foreign currencies for a variety of commodities from the finest international brands.

Business Class / First Class

Priority check-in and airport access, with high-level waiting and hosting facilities that provide space for business, computers, web browsing and printed newspapers. A varied menu of free drinks is served throughout the trip. A varied selection of fresh, local and international dishes, with special meals for dieters. Various entertainment content suitable for different ages and tastes and in many languages ​​presented through modern personal displays.

The company offers cheap flights to various destinations within the country as well as international flights to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Air Algerie fly to 29 countries worldwide. The main destinations are; Ivory Coast, Spain, Jordan, Mali, China, Lebanon, Germany, France, Belgium, Hungary, Egypt, Morocco, Senegal, Cameroon, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Gabon, Portugal, United Kingdom, Italy, Canada , Russia, Niger, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Tunisia and Austria.

The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.

Royal Air Maroc Tunisair Turkish Airlines

Air Algerie Check-in

At Air Algérie, passengers can check in at the counter and online.

Online Check-in

Travelers who want to avoid long waiting times can check in via the Internet. The airline enables this service from 24 hours to 3 hours before departure.

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Airport Check-in

While the counters are open three hours to 40 minutes before departure for domestic flights, check-in at the airport is possible four hours to 60 minutes before departure for international flights.

Air Algerie Baggage Allowance

Carry-on baggage

Each passenger may take one piece of luggage into the cabin, which does not exceed 55 x 35 x 25 cm in size and 10 kg in weight. For toddlers under the age of two, a collapsible stroller or carrying basket can also be carried.

Checked baggage

On international flights, 40 kg of luggage can usually be carried in first class and business class and 30 kg in economy class. Different baggage allowances apply to flights to China, Canada and Africa. On national flights, 30 kg of luggage is allowed in the first class 30, 30 kg in the business class and 20 kg in the economy class. For babies without their own seat, 10 kg may be carried. Loyalty card holders can take up to 20 kg extra. Excess baggage is charged per kilogram (from 5 euros). Please note that a piece of luggage can weigh a maximum of 32 kg and measure 158 cm (sum of the three outer dimensions).

Other luggage

Musical instruments and sports equipment can be transported as part of the baggage allowance if they are no heavier than 23 kg and no larger than 158 cm (sum of the three outer dimensions). Larger musical instruments can also be carried in the cabin on an extra booked seat.

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Air Algerie Seat Selection

At airports that have an automatic registration system, passengers can choose their preferred seat; at the other airports, Air Algérie allocates the seats. The company currently has no information about the allocation of XL seats. Customers can find news on this on the airline’s website.

Air Algerie Knee Distance

Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.

Air Algérie Plus Frequent Flyer Program

Interested Air Algerie customers can register for free on the Air Algerie Plus homepage and immediately receive the so-called Djurdjura membership. This allows you to collect and redeem miles. However, if you want to benefit from special privileges, you have to travel more than 25,000 miles per year and thus reach one of the elite levels Chelia or Tahat. Elite members are now granted privileges on baggage restrictions and waiting lists, can visit the airline’s lounges and are among the first to be informed about Air Algerie innovations.

Earn and spend miles in the bonus program

Depending on the distance traveled and the flight class booked, participants will be credited with Air Algerie Plus miles. For the cheapest flights, for example, 75 miles can be achieved, while the expensive flights to Beijing earn the participant 5,875 miles. There are bonus points for elite members. The miles earned expire after one year if they have not been used for free flights, additional baggage or class upgrades. Free flights cost between 3,750 and 176,250 miles, depending on class and distance, upgrades are available for 2,650 to 85,000 miles. Luggage can be bought in increments of 10 kg, but the maximum quantity is 30 kg. Air Algerie Plus members of the Tahat tier can take up to 50 kg of excess baggage, in addition to the status benefit of 20 kg of additional baggage allowance.

Air Algerie Food & Beverage

Air Algerie offers a variety of local Arabic international dishes to its passengers in various destinations, prepared with fresh seasonal ingredients, in the hands of the most talented chefs and using style presentation methods.

The menu and the number of meals provided vary depending on the destination and the length of the trip, with the possibility to order special meals 48 hours before the flight.

Warm meals are served free of charge, as are non-alcoholic drinks. Special needs such as diabetic diseases or allergies to passengers are addressed.

Air Algerie Inflight Entertainment

Air Algerie provides the opportunity to watch modern and classic films and TV series in many languages. You can also listen to verses from the Holy Quran. The music broadcast is mainly Algerian, French and Arab. Video games for kids allow you and your parents to take a breath on long flights.

Algeria Airlines also provides a printed magazine on its flights to promote the latest local and international events in Algeria, the addresses of institutions and hotels, and the most important attractions.


Air Algérie does not currently offer internet during the flight. It is currently not known whether the airline’s fleet should be equipped with WLAN in the future. Passengers can find information on the airline’s website.

Air Algerie Pet Policy

Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Air Algerie.

Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.

Air Algerie Lounge

The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Air Algerie lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.

Air Algerie
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Owner: State Owned
Alliance:Arab Air Carriers Organization
Frequent Flyer Program: Air Algérie Plus
Company slogan: Always caring for you

Number of Aircraft: 55
Destinations:  69
Average Age of Aircraft: 12.4
Type of Aircraft: ATR, Airbus, Boeing
Detail of Fleet: ATR 72, Airbus A330-200, Boeing 737-600, Boeing 737-700, Boeing 737-800

Head Office: 1 Place Maurice Audin, Algiers, Algeria
Phone Number: +213 21 98 63 63
Fax Number: +213 23 50 41 25

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