Category Archives: Air Senegal (3rd)

Air Senegal is coming to London Stansted

Air Senegal has announced it will start a new route from its Dakar home to London via Stansted Airport (STN) on June 26, 2020.

The new route will be operated three days a week with its Airbus A321-200 aircraft.

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Air Senegal is coming to Geneva

First Airbus A330neo for Air Senegal

Air Senegal has announced the opening of new Dakar-Geneva-Dakar flights from June 18, 2020.

The Dakar-Geneva-Dakar flight will be operated three times a week (Monday, Thursday, Saturday) with two class service that can accommodate 16 passengers in business class with quality beds (full flat bed) and 149 passengers in economy class.

The plane will leave from Dakar at 00:50 GMT and will arrive in Geneva at 08:25 (Geneva time). It will leave at 09:55 (Geneva time) to arrive in Dakar at 13:50 GMT.

Top Copyright Photo: Senegal (Air Senegal) Airbus A330-941 F-WWCM (9H-SZN) (msn 1910) TLS (Eurospot). Image: 945725.

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Air Senegal to grow its fleet with eight Airbus A220s

Air Senegal, the new national carrier of Senegal, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for eight Airbus A220-300 aircraft.

The MoU was signed in the presence of HE Alioune SARR, Minister of Tourism and Transport Senegal.

By the end of October 2019 the A220 had accumulated 530 orders.

Image: Airbus.

Air Senegal receives Africa’s first Airbus A330neo

First Airbus A330neo for Air Senegal

Air Senegal has taken delivery of its first A330-900 from Airbus’ production line in Toulouse. The carrier is the first African airline to fly Airbus’ new generation widebody aircraft featuring latest technology engines, new wings with enhanced aerodynamics and a curved wingtip design, drawing best practices from the A350 XWB.

Above Photo: Airbus.

Fitted with a three-class cabin comprising 32 Business class, 21 Premium Plus and 237 Economy class seats, Air Senegal plans to operate its first A330neo on its Dakar-Paris route and to further develop its medium and long-haul network.

The A330neo is the true new generation aircraft building on the best-selling widebody A330’s features and leveraging on A350 XWB technology. Powered by the latest Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, the A330neo provides an unprecedented level of efficiency – with 25% lower fuel burn per seat than previous generation competitors. Equipped with the Airspace by Airbus cabin, the A330neo offers a unique passenger experience with more personal space and the latest generation in-flight entertainment system and connectivity.

Top Copyright Photo: Senegal (Air Senegal) Airbus A330-941 F-WWCM (9H-SZN) (msn 1910) TLS (Eurospot). Image: 945725.

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Air Senegal to add Paris on February 1, 2019

Air Senegal (3rd) on February 1, 2019 will launch Dakar – Paris (CDG) service with its new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft.

Air Senegal launched operations in May with two ATR 72-600s.

It also plans to expand its regional operations with two Airbus A319s.

All images by Air Senegal.

Air Senegal acquires its AOC, will launch in May

The new Air Senegal (Senegal) has been awarded its Air Operators Certificate (AOC). The AOC was awarded today, April 30, 2018.

The new airline is planning to launch scheduled passenger flights in May from Dakar with two ATR 72-600 turboprops.

The first route will be Dakar-Ziguinchor starting on May 14, 2018.

The new flag carrier is also planning to add two leased Airbus A319s in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Photos: Air Senegal.

Air Sénégal confirms its order for two Airbus A330neo aircraft

Air Sénégal, Sénégal’s national carrier has signed a firm order for two Airbus A330neo aircraft, the new re-engined version of the best-selling A330 wide-body airliner. The order follows on from the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in November at the Dubai Airshow.

The agreement was signed in Dakar by Philippe Bohn, CEO Air Sénégal and Fouad Attar, Head of Commercial Aircraft Airbus Africa Middle East, in the presence of the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron on a state visit to Senegal, and Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal.


Launched in July 2014, the A330neo is the very latest generation in Airbus’ wide-body family. It builds on the proven economics, versatility and reliability of the A330 family, while reducing fuel consumption by about 25 percent per seat. The A330neo is powered by Rolls-Royce’s latest-generation Trent 7000 engines and features a new larger span wing with sharklet wingtip devices. The cabin also provides the comfort of the new “Airspace” amenities.

Image: Airbus.

Air Sénégal orders two Airbus A330neo aircraft


Air Sénégal, the national carrier of Senegal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for two Airbus A330neo aircraft, which is the new re-engined version of the best-selling A330 widebody airliner. The A330neo will benefit the airline’s growth and business expansion in the future. The agreement makes Air Sénégal the first airline in Africa to select the A330neo.

The agreement was announced during a signing ceremony at the Dubai Airshow in the presence of Maimouna Ndoye Seck, Minister of Air transport and Development of Airport Infrastructure, Senegal. Air Senegal will launch operations in 2018, the airline plans to use the A330neo to develop its medium and long-haul network with the aircraft offering cutting-edge technology along with more efficient operations.

Photo: Airbus.