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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Tel: +966 2 420 2510
Fax: +966 2 420 2511
Ownership: limited liability Saudi entity with Saudi Arabian Airlines (40%) Bin Laden Group, the Naghi Group, Al Tayyar Travel Group (12.75%) as shareholders
Alwafeer Air was incorporated in 2009 founded by a former executive vice-president of operations at Saudi Arabian Airlines Adnan Dabbagh, based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, as a charter operator focusing on Hajj and Umrah flights. Operations commenced the same year after Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) granted an air operating certificate (AOC) on October 4th. Alwafeer Air operated flights on behalf of Saudi Arabian Airlines and with flights to the following destinations: Algeria, Niger, Senegal, Ghana, Mali, Kazakhstan, Sudan, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Iran, Syria, Jordan, Turkey and Egyp, with a potential capacity of transporting 250,000 pilgrims annually.
Executives: Adnan Dabbagh (Chief Executive Officer), Saleh A. Bogary, (Marketing Director), Mohammad Bajaba, (Vice President of Services)
Alwafeer Air fleet consist of the following:
- 3 x Boeing 747-4H6 (registration HZ-AWA1, HZ-AWA2 & HZ-AWA3), ex Malaysian Airline Systems aircraft.