Cargo subsidiary makes leadership change

Air Algeria: change in head of cargo subsidiary

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chief executive officer air algeri Hamza Benhamouda continues to make changes to key positions at the Algerian airline. This time, it is the cargo subsidiary that has been affected.

Appointed on 7 February to replace Yassin Benslimane, former director general of the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC), who recently took the position of director of the cargo subsidiary. Midou Rabah was replaced by Abderrahmane Auf.

Upon his arrival as head of Air Algerie, Hamza Benhamouda He began his tenure by making several changes in the heads of important structures of the national airline such as Aircraft Maintenance and Repair Division (DRMA), Revenue Management, Marketing, Communications, Operations, Customer Relations, Central Administration and Operations Control Centre.

For the Human Resources department, they appointed a temporary employee and Air Algérie issued a recruitment notification for a new Human Resources Director. This process has not been completed yet. Hamza Benhamouda got rid of all directors who were still in office before the appointment of Yassine Benslimane as the head of the Algerian airline in June 2022.

Air Algerie: Benhamouda appoints a new CEO to head the cargo subsidiary

Air Algerie’s 100% owned cargo subsidiary, created in 2016, presents itself as a leader in Algeria in the areas of air freight marketing and cargo support. Its main hub is located at the airport, but Air Algerie’s cargo subsidiary serves several foreign airports.

According to its website, its fleet is composed of three cargo aircraft: a Boeing 737-800 BCF, a Boeing 737-700 and an ATR 72-500. Air Algerie’s cargo subsidiary also owns four mixed aircraft: the Airbus A330-200, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-600 and ATR 72.

This subsidiary also uses all of Air Algerie’s airliners to transport goods and plays an important role in the export of hydrocarbon products. 225 people are employed in it.

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