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Encyclopedia > Yemenia
Yemenia
IATA
IY
ICAO
IYE
Callsign
YEMENI
Founded 1961
Hubs Sana'a International Airport
Focus cities Aden International Airport
Dubai International Airport
Frequent flyer program The Arabia Felix Club
Member lounge Departures Lounge
Fleet size 16 (+10 orders, 4 options)
Destinations 35
Headquarters Sana'a, Yemen
Key people Capt. Abdulkalek Saleh Al-Kadi (Chairman)
Website: http://www.yemenia.com/
Yemenia Airbus A310 IN Frankfurt Airport

Yemenia - Yemen Airways (Arabic: الخطوط الجوية اليمنية) is the national airline of Yemen, based in Sana'a. It operates scheduled domestic services as well as international services to more than 30 destinations in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. Its main base is Sana'a International Airport (SAH), with a hub at Aden Airport (ADE). IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Sanaa International Airport (IATA: SAH, ICAO: OYSN) is a public airport located in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen. ... In the airline industry, a focus city is a location that is not a hub, but from which the airline has flights to at least several destinations other than its hubs. ... Aden International Airport is an airport in Aden, Yemen (IATA: ADE, ICAO: OYAA). ... Interior view of Dubai International Airport Dubai International Airport (IATA: DXB, ICAO: OMDB) (Arabic: مطار دبي الدولي) is the international airport serving Dubai, the largest city of the United Arab Emirates. ... Membership cards of FFP This article is about airline frequent flyer programs. ... The lounge at ZRH, Switzerland An airport lounge is a lounge owned by a particular airline (or jointly operated by several carriers). ... Sanaá (Arabic صنعاء, romanized as , and also known as Sana or Sanaa), population 1,303,000 (2000), is the capital of Yemen. ... A Chairman is the presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or other deliberative body. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (941x627, 376 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Flag carrier Yemenia Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (941x627, 376 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Flag carrier Yemenia Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used... Arabic redirects here. ... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... Sanaá (Arabic صنعاء, romanized as , and also known as Sana or Sanaa), population 1,303,000 (2000), is the capital of Yemen. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... A map showing countries commonly considered to be part of the Middle East The Middle East is a region comprising the lands around the southern and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Sea, a territory that extends from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ... Sanaa International Airport (IATA: SAH, ICAO: OYSN) is a public airport located in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen. ...


Yemenia is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization. The Arab Air Carriers Organization (Arabic: الإتحاد العربي للنقل الجوي) is a regional airline trade organization of Arab airlines established in 1965 by the League of Arab States (more commonly known as the Arab League). ...

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History

The airline was established on 4 August 1961 as Yemen Airlines and started operations in 1962. It was reorganized and renamed Yemen Airways in 1972, following nationalisation. The Yemenia name was adopted on 1 July 1978, following the joint establishment early in 1977 of a new airline by the governments of the Yemen Arab Republic, now Republic of Yemen, and Saudi Arabia. The operations of Aden-based Alyemda have been incorporated. The airline is owned by the Government of Yemen (51%) and the government of Saudi Arabia (49%). is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ...


Destinations

See full article: Yemenia destinations


Fleet

The Yemenia fleet consists of the following aircraft as of October 2007 [1]

Yemenia Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers
(First/Business/Economy)
Notes
Airbus A310-300 4 213 (18/195)
214 (18/196)
201 (12/189)
190 (12/21/157)
Airbus A330-200 2 277 (18/0/259)
Airbus A350-800 XWB (10 orders)
(4 options)
Entry into service: 2014
Boeing 727-200 1
Boeing 737-800 4 154 (12/142)
Boeing 747SP 1 Operated for government
De Havilland Canada Dash 8-100 2
Ilyushin Il-76TD 2

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References

  1. ^ CH-Aviation - Airline News, Fleet Lists & More

External links

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Yemenia - Yemen Airways (Arabic: الخطوط الجوية اليمنية) is the national airline of Yemen, based in Sanaa.
Yemenia is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization.
The Yemenia name was adopted on 1 July 1978, following the joint establishment early in 1977 of a new airline by the governments of the Yemen Arab Republic, now Republic of Yemen, and Saudi Arabia.
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