Category Archives: Mauritania Airlines International

Embraer and Mauritania Airlines sign a contract for two E175s

Embraer and Mauritania Airlines announced today at the Farnborough Airshow 2018, a firm order for two E175 jets. The contract has a value of USD 93.8 million, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s 2018 third-quarter backlog.

Mauritania Airlines will configure both aircraft with 76 seats in a comfortable dual class layout. Deliveries will take place in 2019.

Image: Embraer.

Mauritania Airlines orders one Boeing 737 MAX 8

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.

Image: Boeing.

Mauritania Airlines International prepares to lease its first Boeing 737-700 as it gets ready to launch operations

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 takes delivery of its first aircraft

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 to start flying soon, replacing Mauritania Airways

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.