|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). It had its commercial transport license revoked on 30 July 2009.
|Djibouti Airlines operated scheduled services to the following destinations (at December 2006):|
|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|
|United Arab Emirates||Dubai||Dubai International Airport|
|Sharjah||Sharjah International Airport|
|Yemen||Aden||Aden International Airport|
The Djibouti Airlines fleet included the following aircraft types (as of June 2009):
Accidents and incidents
- On 17 March 2002 at 18:02 local time, a Djibouti Airlines Let L-410 Turbolet (registered J2-KBC) transport aircraft crashed into the Gulf of Aden shortly off the runway threshold of Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, where it had attempted to land following a flight from Aden Adde International Airport. All four persons on board were killed.
- On 27 July 2007 at around 13:00 local time, a Djibouti Airlines Antonov An-26 cargo aircraft crash-landed on a field near Shinile, Ethiopia, resulting in the death of one out of the nine persons on board. The aircraft had just left Aba Tenna Dejazmach Yilma International Airport for a flight to Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport when one engine failed.