Air Alger ranks top 3 in Africa in a new category

Air Alger ranks top 3 in Africa in a new category

An Air Algérie plane / Photo by Marcus Menka / Adobe Stock for VVA – Visas & Travels

National airline Air Algerie comes in the top 3 in another African ranking. After classification according to fleet sizeThis time, it is the number of passengers transported annually that is the subject of a study.

In the recent ranking, established in early April by the specialized site Business Insider AfricaAir Algerie was ranked the third largest airline in Africa in terms of aircraft fleet.

New ranking for Air Algerie at continental level

In this ranking, Ethiopian Airlines Company is in first place with 135 aircraft, followed by EgyptAir with 71 aircraft, followed by Air Algerie with 56 aircraft.

Moroccan airline Royal Air Maroc comes in fourth place with 50 aircraft. Among the top 5 largest African companies in terms of fleet, Kenya Airways closes with 34 aircraft.

On Friday 12 April, another independent organization provides another ranking of African airlines on the X platform, formerly known as Twitter. It is a top 5 African carrier in terms of number of passengers carried per year.

Mohd. is at first place in this ranking. Africa Fact Zone The Nigerian airline classifies Air Peace, which carries 14 million passengers per year. According to the same source, it is followed by Ethiopian Airlines, which carries 13.89 million passengers annually.

Air Algerie is among the top 3 African companies in terms of passenger transportation

The national airline comes in third place, air algeria, carries 7.2 million passengers per year. It is followed by the Egyptian company, EgyptAir, which carries 6.4 million passengers per year.

Royal Air Maroc and Kenya Airways are in fifth and sixth place with 5 million passengers per year. South African Airways ranked seventh (4.6 million) and Tunisair eighth (2.4 million).

Furthermore, according to data reported by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported in early April by Simple Flying, African airlines recorded an increase in traffic during these first months of 2024.

Driven by rising demand, African Airlines recorded a 20.7% increase in passenger traffic compared to the same period last year.

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