Air Guinee Express

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Air Guinee Express

Air Guinee Express was an airline based in Conakry, Guinea. It operated domestic services. Its main base was Conakry International Airport.[1]

Code data[edit]

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History[edit]

The airline was established on 31 December 1960 by the Guinean government as Air Guinee. In 1992 it underwent a restructuring to improve profitability, but it never recovered and its operations were taken over by Groupe Futurelec and the airline rebranded Air Guinee Express.[1]

Destinations[edit]

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Air Guinee Express operated services to the following international scheduled destinations (at January 2005): Abidjan, Bamako, Banjul, Dakar, Freetown, Kinshasa and Lagos.

Fleet[edit]

The Air Guinee Express fleet consisted of the following aircraft (at March 2007):[1]

Previously operated[edit]

At June 2005 the airline also operated:[citation needed]

Incidents and accidents[edit]

Air Guinee Express Boeing 737-205 at Freetown Lungi Airport

On 11 August 2004 a Boeing 737, registration 3X-GCM, failed to take off from Freetown - Lungi International Airport (Sierra Leone). There were no fatalities among the 127 passengers and crew members. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair and was written off; the wreckage can still be seen resting next to the runway.

Accident description on aviation-safety.net

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Flight International 27 March 2007

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