Yemenia الخطوط الجوية اليمنية Current Aircraft Fleet
Yemen Airways Yemenia

IATA Code:  IY | ICAO Code: IYE | Callsign YEMENI
Yemen Airways Company Building
Al Hasaba Street
Mazda Area
P.O. Box 1183
Sanaa, Yemen
Tel: +967 1-232380 / 232381 / 232382
Fax: +967 1-252991

Ownership: Government of Yemen (51%)
Government of Saudi Arabia (49%)

Yemenia - Yemen Airways ‎is the national flag carrier of Yemen, based in Sana'a It operates scheduled domestic services as well as international services to more than 30 destinations in Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. Its main base is Sana'a International Airport, with a hub at Aden International Airport.

 The Yemenia name was adopted on 1 July 1978, following the joint formation early in 1977 of a new airline by the governments of the Yemen Arab Republic, now Republic of Yemen, and Saudi Arabia.

In 1990, the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen joined the Yemen Arab republic to form one state.Yemenia merged with South Yemen's Yemen Airlines on 15 May 1996.[ Following the PDRY airline's merger with Yemenia, many employees lost their posts either through retirement or dismissal.

Yemenia was founded on 4 August 1961 as a public institution bearing the name Yemen Airlines, and began operations in 1962. It is currently jointly owned by the governments of Yemen and Saudi Arabia.
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Yemenia Places First Order for IAE V2500 Engines
Monday, July 19, 2010
IAE International Aero Engines today announced that Yemen Airways (Yemenia), the national airline of The Republic of Yemen, has selected the V2500 to power 10 Airbus A320s. The engines will be the new V2500 SelectOne™ build standard and deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2011. Read More
Yemenia Airlines completes purchase of 10 A320s from Airbus
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Yemenia, the official carrier of the state of Yemen, based in Sanaa, has signed a firm contract to buy 10 A320 Family aircraft from Airbus. The agreement follows the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed at the Dubai air show. Read More
Yemen Airways supports it fleet with Airbus A350 aircraft that’s due in year 2012
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Sana'a - The upgrading operations of Yemen Airways include adding to the fleet new aircraft through purchase deals of Airbus A350 airplanes, the first batch of these airplanes are expected to be received in year 2012. Read More
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