Djibouti Airlines

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Djibouti Airlines
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IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1996
Ceased operations 2009
Hubs Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport
Destinations 8 (in 2006)
Headquarters Djibouti City, Djibouti

Djibouti Airlines was an airline based in Djibouti City, Djibouti. It operated regional scheduled and ad hoc charter services using wet leased aircraft out of its base at Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport.


Djibouti Airlines was established on 1 February 1996 by former Puntavia director Moussa Rayaleh. Low-fare commuter services commenced on 5 February with first flights to Dire Dawa and Hargeisa using a Let L-410 UVP-E aircraft. The company was owned by Moussa Rayaleh Waberi (Chairman) (97.3%) and other investors (2.7%) and had 46 employees (at March 2007).[1] It had its commercial transport license revoked on 30 July 2009.[2]


Djibouti Airlines operated scheduled services to the following destinations (at December 2006):
Country City Airport Notes
Djibouti Djibouti City Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport Hub
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
Dire Dawa Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport
Somalia Boosaaso Bender Qassim International Airport
Hargeisa Hargeisa International Airport
Middle East
United Arab Emirates Dubai Dubai International Airport
Sharjah Sharjah International Airport
Yemen Aden Aden International Airport


Djibouti Airlines destinations in 2007.

The Djibouti Airlines fleet included the following aircraft types (as of June 2009):

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