Mauritania Airlines on June 21, 2017 announced an order for one Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The order, valued at $112.4 million at list prices, was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website.
Based in Mauritania’s capital city Nouakchott, at Nouakchott-Oumtounsy International Airport, Mauritania Airlines was founded in 2010 and currently serves more than 10 destinations across Africa and Europe. The Mauritanian flag-carrier currently operates a fleet which includes one Next-Generation 737-800, one Next Generation 737-700 and two 737-500s.
Mauritania Airlines International-MAI (Nouakchott) is getting ready to accept its first Boeing 737-700, joining two Boeing 737-500s. The new airline is on the verge of launching operations as the new flag carrier of Mauritania.
Copyright Photo: Antony J. Best. Please click on the photo for the full details of this new carrier.
Mauritania Airlines International (Nouakchott) was established last year to replace defunct Mauritania Airways. The new flag carrier is adding two Boeing 737-500s formerly operated by Czech Airlines-CSA. The first aircraft, this Boeing 737-55S registered 5T-CLA (msn 28469, ex OK-CGH), departed Prague on delivery on January 4, 2011.
Copyright Photo: Petr Liška, Dipl.Ing. 5T-CLA taxies at Prague prior to its departure.
Mauritania Airlines International (Nouakchott) is the new national carrier of Mauritania. The new is due to start domestic and regional operations before the end of the year according to President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. The airline will start operations with two Boeing 737-55S aircraft (5T-CLA, msn 28469 and 5T-CLB, msn 28470). The new flag carrier is replacing Mauritania Airways.
Copyright Photo: Pepscl. Please click on the photo for background information on the pictured Mauritania Airways.