Mauritania Airlines

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Mauritania Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
L6 MAI MAURITANIA AIRLINES
Founded 2010
Hubs Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport
Fleet size 6
Destinations 11
Headquarters Nouakchott, Mauritania
Website www.mauritaniaairlines.mr

Mauritania Airlines previously Mauritania Airlines International, is an airline based in Nouakchott, Mauritania, serving as flag carrier of the country. The company was set up in December 2010 in response to the demise of Mauritania Airways.[1] In April 2018, it was announced the airline has re branded from Mauritania Airlines International to Mauritania Airlines.[2]

Destinations

Mauritania Airlines has its base at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport (NKC). The company operates short- and medium-haul flights. Short-haul flights are mainly national connections between the Mauritanian airports and some flights to other West African countries.

Africa

Mauritania
Benin
Republic of the Congo
Côte d'Ivoire
Guinea
Mali
Tunisia
Morocco
Senegal
Sierra Leone

Europe

The airline was on the EU "blacklist" until December 2012, but it has been removed since then.[3]

Spain

Fleet

Mauritania Airlines Embraer ERJ-145LR at Gran Canaria Airport

As of August 2017, the Mauritania Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft:[4]

Mauritania Airlines fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Boeing 737–500 2 TBA
Boeing 737–700 1 TBA
Boeing 737–800 1 16 144 160
Boeing 737 MAX 8 1[5][6] 16 144 160[7]
Embraer ERJ-145 1 48 48
Total 6

References

  1. ^ "Top news stories local and from around the world – MSN Philippines". news.ph.msn.com. Retrieved 2017-08-23. 
  2. ^ "Mauritania Airlines Int'l rebranded as Mauritania Airlines". Retrieved 27 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "European Commission – PRESS RELEASES – Press release – Aviation safety: Commission updates the European safety list of airlines". europa.eu. Retrieved 2017-08-23. 
  4. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 21. 
  5. ^ "News Releases/Statements". MediaRoom. Retrieved 2017-06-21. 
  6. ^ Primer Boeing 737 MAX 8 para Mauritania Airlines Noticias Aéreas
  7. ^ "Mise en service du nouvel avion Boeing 737-MAX 8". Mauritaniaairlines.mr. 2018-01-30. Retrieved 2018-04-28. 

External links

  • Official website
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