IATA Code: D3 | ICAO Code: DAO | Callsign DALO AIRLINES
Al Khaleej Road,
Opp. Hyatt Regency Hotel,
Al Firdous Hotel Bldg,Ground floor,
PO Box: 21297,
Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: + 971-4-2994485
Fax: + 971-4-2994486
Ownership: a holding group shareholders, IWA Istithmar World (Dubai World)-majority shares, Government of Djibouti and the co-founders (Mohammed Asusitha & Mohammed Ibrahim Yassin)
Daallo Airlines commenced operations in 1991 using a single wet-leased Cessna Caravan operating from Djibouti to Hargeisa, Somalia, after the defunct of Somali Airlines following the civil war in Somalia. Daallo Airlines is the Djibouti flag carrier based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, with its main operating base is Djibouti-Ambouli. It operates scheduled services in East Africa Middle East, France, United Kingdom, as well as cargo and charter flights. It also operates flights for Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages.
Daallo Airlines has interline agreements with other carriers e.g. Yemen Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Delta Airlines, Srilankan, Alitalia and Ethiopian Airlines. Staff members: approx 250.
Djibouti Direction Générale de l’Aviation Civile et de la Météorologie (DACM) revoked Daallo Airlines's Certificate of Air Transportation (equivalent to an AOC) in Sept 2009 but retained operating license utilizing foreign registered aircraft, subsequently in November 2009: Daallo Airlines was added to EU's list of banned air carrier.
Daallo Airlines fleet consist of the following aircraft:
NB: Operates under an AOC granted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Djibouti, and is on the EU current listed of Banned Operators
- 1 x McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
- 2 x Antonov An-24
- 1 x Boeing 757-200
- 1 x Boeing 727-200
- 2 x Ilyushin Il-18 (for Somali operations)