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Air Algérie Guide 2024: Comprehensive Resource with Links

Air Algérie

In this comprehensive guide we have compiled the most relevant and up-to-date information about Air Algérie, including essential links and resources. This guide is designed to provide you with quick and easy access to a wide range of topics related to the airline.

Airline Profile Overview

Information CategoryDetails
Alliance MembershipNot a member of a major airline alliance, but has some codeshare agreements
Main hubHouari Boumedienne Airport(Algiers)
Fleet Size56 aircraft (as of December 2023)
Destinations39 international destinations in 28 countries; 32 domestic airports (as of 2023)

Web Check-in

You can access Air Algérie’s web check-in HERE

Check-in Useful Information:

  • Web check-in is available 24 hours to 3 hours before departure
  • You can select your seat and print your check-in receipt
  • You still need to get your boarding pass at the airport check-in counter
  • Web check-in is available for flights departing certain airports only CLICK TO VIEW AVAILABLE AIRPORTS


Updated Check-In Schedule for International Flights!

Air Algérie wishes to notify its passengers of the new check-in times for international flights departing from Algeria:

  • Check-in counters will now open 4 hours prior to the scheduled departure time.
  • The final check-in and baggage drop-off deadline is 90 minutes before the flight’s departure. Please be advised that beyond this timeframe, passengers will not be able to check in or drop off their luggage.

Flight Status

You can access Air Algérie’s flight status HERE

Flight Status Useful Information:

  • Visit the airline’s website and view the real-time flight schedule
  • Use the flight status tracking system on the website by entering the flight number and date
  • Download the Air Algérie mobile app to access real-time flight status updates
  • Call the airline’s customer service line at +213 21 98 63 63

Customer Care & Useful Links

Customer Care Live Chat

No live chat option available. Customers need to call the phone numbers or submit online contact forms for assistance.

Contact By Phone:

  • Algeria: +213 21 98 63 63
  • France: +33 1 76 54 40 00
  • Switzerland: +41 21 530 94 83

A dedicated team offers personalized, multilingual support seven days a week, from 08:00 to 20:00. Assistance is available in Arabic, Tamazight, French, English, Spanish, Italian, and German to cater to a wide range of language needs

By Email:

Customer Login

CLICK HERE to access the Air Algérie customer login portal.

Airline App

For convenient mobile access, download the APP HERE

Flight Tracker

Track your flight in real-time with flight tracking ACCESS HERE

Manage Booking

  • Go to the “Manage My Booking” section on the Air Algérie website or mobile app. You will need to enter the passenger name and booking reference number.

Baggage Information

Carry-On BagOne piece allowed
Carry-On Bag Dimensions (Boeing/Airbus)55 x 35 x 25 cm / 21.7 x 13.8 x 9.8 inches
Carry-On Bag Dimensions (ATR)40 x 30 x 20 cm / 15.7 x 11.8 x 7.9 inches
Carry-On Bag Weight (Boeing/Airbus)10 kg / 22.0 lbs
Carry-On Bag Weight (ATR)5 kg / 11.0 lbs
Checked Bag – Domestic Algeria (Economy)20 kg / 44.1 lbs
Checked Bag – Domestic Algeria (Business)30 kg / 66.1 lbs
Checked Bag – Domestic Algeria (First)40 kg / 88.2 lbs
Checked Bag – Africa/Europe/Middle East30-40kg depending on route and class / 66-88 lbs
Checked Bag – Most Routes1-3 pieces, up to 23kg per piece / up to 50.7 lbs per piece
Checked Bag Maximum Dimensions158 cm (L + W + H) / 62.2 inches
Excess Baggage FeesBaggage with dimensions exceeding 158 cm (L+W+D) but within the 203 cm limit can be checked if it fits in the aircraft’s cargo hold. A flat fee of 12,000 DZD / 80 euros applies.
Personal ItemsOne personal item allowed (e.g., purse, laptop bag)
Personal Item Sizing LimitsMust fit within carry-on bag sizing limits
Official Baggage PolicyCLICK TO VIEW

Pet Transportation

Pet Fees– Algeria-China: 15,000 DZD ($130 USD)
– China-Algeria: 1,300 CNY ($190 USD)
– China-Africa: 1,700 CNY ($245 USD), 78,000 MRO ($195 USD), 130,000 XOF ($220 USD)
– Fees charged as excess baggage and vary by destination
Pet Size and Weight Limits
In Cabin
– Maximum weight: 6 kg (13 lb)
– Maximum dimensions: 55 x 40 x 20 cm (21.5 x 15.5 x 8 in)
Pet Size and Weight Limits
In Hold
– Maximum weight: 23 kg (50 lb)
Approved Pet Carriers
In Cabin
– Must be closed, waterproof and ventilated
– Must not exceed maximum dimensions for carry-on baggage: 55 x 40 x 20 cm (21.5 x 15.5 x 8 in)
Approved Pet Carriers
In Hold
– Must be robust, watertight and ventilated
– Must have a solid closing device
– Must have name, address and weight attached
Pet Documentation– Up-to-date vaccines
– Microchip
– Health certificate completed by authorized veterinarian
– Other documents may be required depending on destination
Airline Pet Policy LinkAir Algérie Pet Policy


Current Fleet

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Aircraft TypeNumber of AircraftAverage Age of Aircraft
Airbus A330-2008~15 years
Airbus A330-900 (on order)5~15 years
Airbus A350-1000 (on order)2N/A (on order)
Boeing 737-60055-21 years (avg ~15 years)
Boeing 737-70025-21 years (avg ~15 years)
Boeing 737-800255-21 years (avg ~15 years)
Boeing 737-900 (on order)8N/A (on order)
Boeing 737-800 BCF (on order)2N/A (on order)
ATR 7215~17 years

Hubs & Bases

Primary Hub

  • Houari Boumediene Airport (Algiers, Algeria): The main hub airport for Air Algérie.

Secondary Hub

  • Oran Es Sénia Airport (Oran, Algeria): A secondary hub airport and focus city for Air Algérie.

Maintenance Bases

  1. Hassi Messaoud (Algeria): This maintenance facility is approved by Algerian, South African, and European aviation authorities. It encompasses 1500m² and offers a range of services including line maintenance, periodic inspections, heavy repairs, and spare parts supply.
  2. Algiers (Algeria): This is Air Algérie’s primary maintenance base. Plans are in place to develop it into a regional hub serving Africa. The facility is equipped to provide comprehensive maintenance for Air Algérie’s fleet.


Domestic Destinations

AdrarTouat-Cheikh Sidi Mohamed Belkebir Airport (IATA: AZR, ICAO: DAUA)
AlgiersHouari Boumediene Airport (IATA: ALG, ICAO: DAAG)
AnnabaRabah Bitat Airport (IATA: AAE, ICAO: DABB)
BatnaMostépha Ben Boulaid Airport (IATA: BLJ, ICAO: DABT)
BécharBoudghene Ben Ali Lotfi Airport (IATA: BCH, ICAO: DAOB)
ConstantineMohamed Boudiaf International Airport (IATA: CZL, ICAO: DABC)
DjanetDjanet Inedirene Airport (IATA: DJG, ICAO: DAJN)
GhardaïaMoufdi Zakaria Airport (IATA: GHA, ICAO: DAUG)
Hassi MessaoudOued Irara Airport (IATA: HME, ICAO: DAUI)
IlliziTakhamalt Airport (IATA: IZI, ICAO: DAUZ)
OranAhmed Ben Bella Airport (IATA: ORN, ICAO: DAOO)
SétifAin Arnat Airport (IATA: QSF, ICAO: DASD)
TamanrassetTamanrasset Airport (IATA: TMR, ICAO: DATG)
TiaretAbdelhafid Boussouf Bou Chekif Airport (IATA: TID, ICAO: DAOT)
TindoufTindouf Airport (IATA: TIN, ICAO: DATI)

International Destinations

AustriaViennaVienna International Airport (IATA: VIE, ICAO: LOWW)
BelgiumBrusselsBrussels Airport (IATA: BRU, ICAO: EBBR)
BelgiumCharleroiBrussels South Charleroi Airport (IATA: CRL, ICAO: EBCI)
Burkina FasoOuagadougouThomas Sankara International Airport (IATA: OUA, ICAO: DFFD)
CameroonDoualaDouala International Airport (IATA: DLA, ICAO: FKKD)
CanadaMontrealMontréal – Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (IATA: YUL, ICAO: CYUL)
ChinaBeijingBeijing Capital International Airport (IATA: PEK, ICAO: ZBAA)
EgyptCairoCairo International Airport (IATA: CAI, ICAO: HECA)
EthiopiaAddis AbabaBole International Airport (IATA: ADD, ICAO: HAAB)
FranceBordeauxBordeaux–Mérignac Airport (IATA: BOD, ICAO: LFBD)
FranceLilleLille Airport (IATA: LIL, ICAO: LFQQ)
FranceLyonLyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (IATA: LYS, ICAO: LFLL)
FranceMarseilleMarseille Provence Airport (IATA: MRS, ICAO: LFML)
FranceMetz – NancyMetz–Nancy–Lorraine Airport (IATA: ETZ, ICAO: LFJL)
FranceMontpellierMontpellier–Méditerranée Airport (IATA: MPL, ICAO: LFMT)
FranceNiceNice Côte d’Azur Airport (IATA: NCE, ICAO: LFMN)
FranceParisCharles de Gaulle Airport (IATA: CDG, ICAO: LFPG)
FranceParisOrly Airport (IATA: ORY, ICAO: LFPO)
FranceToulouseToulouse–Blagnac Airport (IATA: TLS, ICAO: LFBO)
GabonLibrevilleLéon-Mba International Airport (IATA: LBV, ICAO: FOOL)
GermanyFrankfurtFrankfurt am Main International Airport (IATA: FRA, ICAO: EDDF)
HungaryBudapestBudapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (IATA: BUD, ICAO: LHBP)
ItalyMilanMilan Malpensa Airport (IATA: MXP, ICAO: LIMC)
ItalyRomeLeonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino International Airport (IATA: FCO, ICAO: LIRF)
Ivory CoastAbidjanFélix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport (IATA: ABJ, ICAO: DIAP)
JordanAmmanQueen Alia International Airport (IATA: AMM, ICAO: OJAI)
LebanonBeirutBeirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport (IATA: BEY, ICAO: OLBA)
MaliBamakoBamako–Sénou International Airport (IATA: BKO, ICAO: GABS)
MauritaniaNouakchottNouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport (IATA: NKC, ICAO: GQNN)
MoroccoCasablancaMohammed V International Airport (IATA: CMN, ICAO: GMMN)
NigerNiameyDiori Hamani International Airport (IATA: NIM, ICAO: DRRN)
PortugalLisbonLisbon Portela Airport (IATA