An Algerian operator, was incorporated in 1998 as partnership between Sonatrach,(Algerian government-owned company formed to exploit the hydrocarbon resources of the country and operates exploration, extraction, transportation and refining of oil wells), holding 51% and between Air Algiers holding 49%.
In 2007 Sonatrach acquired the shares of Air Algiers and became the sole owner.
Tassili Airlines commenced its operations on April 8, 1999,with a flight from Hassi Messaoud in Algeria, it is considered the second air operator in Algeria after Air Algiers.
Tassili Airlines was restructured into three eparate units at the end of the year 2009, Tasslii Airlines for air transportation of passengers domestic and international, Naft Tassili Airlines for the transport of oil companies personnel based Hassi Messaoud and Tassili Aviation for the agriculture sector based in Teyart - Algeria.
Ownership: 100% state owned corporation (through Sonatrach)
Executives: Rashid Noire (General Director)
Tassili Airlines Fleet consists of:
4 x Dash 8-400 (DH8D)
2 x Dash 8-200 (DH8B)
3 x ash 8-Q200 requests (DH8B)
3 x Beech 1900D (B1900)
5 x Pilatus PC-06
4 x Cessna 208B
Bell 206 Long Ranger
IATA: SF | ICAO DTH | Callsign TASSILI AIR
Tassili Airlines (طيران الطاسيلي)
Route de Sidi Moussa BP 319 Dar El Beïda,