Angola’s Air26 airline transports 58,000 passengers using Brazilian Embraer aircraft

4 June 2007

Luanda, Angola, 4 June – Angolan airline Air26 aims to be amongst the country’s best within the next five year, by offering quality services, the company’s Chairman, Lourenço Duarte said Thursday in Luanda.

According to Duarte, Air26, which is a Ducard group company, plans to boost its fleet with two new aircraft and operate outside Angola, particularly in Southern Africa.

Air26 has a fleet of three Brazilian Embraer 120 Brasilia Advanced aircraft, with a 30 passenger capacity, and operates in eight Angolan provinces, namely Luanda, Uíge, Malanje, Benguela, Huila and Huambo.

Air26, which has been in the market for less than a year, and in the first six months transported 57,950 passengers and flew 2,480 hours. (macauhub)