Badr Airlines, previously known as Sarit Airlines from 1997 to 2004, is a renowned airline headquartered in Khartoum, Sudan. The airline specializes in cargo and passenger air services, primarily catering to humanitarian aid missions and chartered VIP flights. While its main base of operations is Khartoum International Airport, due to recent Sudanese Clashes, the airline currently also operates from Port Sudan International Airport. With a sizeable fleet and a diverse array of destinations, Badr Airlines stands as a pivotal carrier in the region.
As of March 2023, Badr Airlines flies to a variety of destinations spanning several countries. Within Sudan, notable destinations include Damazin, El Fasher, El Obeid, Geneina, Khartoum, Kassala, Nyala, and Port Sudan. Internationally, the airline connects Sudan to major cities like Addis Ababa, Amman, Kano, Doha, Jeddah, Juba, Istanbul, and Dubai. It’s worth noting that some routes like Cairo, Malakal, Damascus, and London’s Gatwick Airport have been terminated or suspended.
Badr Airlines boasts a diverse fleet mainly centered around the Boeing 737 series. They operate the Boeing 737-300, 737-500, and 737-800 models. The Boeing 737-500 remains the most prominent in their fleet with six aircraft, while the Boeing 737-800 includes a unit operated by Geo-Sky.
- IATA: J4
- ICAO: BDR
Official site: badrairlines.com