Queen Bilqis Airways is an airline in Yemen that offers scheduled flights. The airline is based at Aden International Airport (ADE) and flies to a small number of destinations across Yemen, Jordan. and Sudan. At this time, the airline flies to four different destinations.
The idea for a new airline in Yemen came about in early 2013 and Queen Bilqis Airways was established by the end of the year. The carrier took a while to start flying, with a few delayed launches. It didn't fly its inaugural flight until 2018 when it flew to Amman, Jordan. The airline also started travelling domestically in the same month when it launched a service to Seiyun. Queen Bilqis Airways completed the first phase of its route network when it added Khartoum as its final destination.
Although it only flies across Yemen, Jordan and Sudan now, the airline has said that it wants to continue adding more destinations within the Middle East and Central Asia to its route network in the future, with flights to Cairo, Kuala Lumpur, Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Kuwait, Bahrain, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Mumbai. Eventually, the airline plans to connect Yemen with parts of Europe.
Queen Bliqis Airways baggage allowance will depend on the which flight that the passenger is flying on. The airline gives a free carry-on and checked baggage allowance that differs from route to route.
At Alternative Airlines, we'll let you know the baggage allowance for your flight at the time that you book your flight so that you can plan and prepare for the journey ahead.
There's no online check-in for this airline.
Passengers must check-in at the airport for their flight. Airport check-in is available by visiting one of the airline check-in desks at the airport of departure. Passengers must make sure that they arrive at the airport well in-advanced of their flight's scheduled departure time, as failure to meet check-in and boarding deadlines can result in the airline refusing passengers to board.
Queen Bilqis Airways Economy Class cabin is comfortable, clean and has everything that's needed for a safe and relaxed flight. The airline has a fully-trained cabin crew on-board, who are committed to serving and assisting passengers with boarding, disembarkation and throughout the entire flight.
Seats are set out in a 3 x 3 formation on all flights. Queen Bilqis Airways is known for having extra comfortable seats that are more cushioned than what is expected from a regular Economy Class cabin.
There are no in-flight entertainment media on Queen Bilqis Airways flights. The airline does have an in-flight magazine that it regularly releases. On some flights, passengers may be provided with one of these magazines to read during the flight.
Passengers can order food and drink from the airline's in-flight menu once in-flight. The in-flight menu includes a variety of snacks and drinks.
If a passenger wants a meal for their flight, they may be able to request one with the airline prior to the flight. However, without pre-requesting, in-flight meals are not available.
Queen Bilqis Airways flies to several destinations across Yemen, Jordan and Sudan. This includes to Amman, Khartoum, Aden and Seiyun, In the future, it plans to add more destinations flying within Asia, North Africa and to parts of Europe.
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Aden International Airport (ADE) is one of the main international airports in Yemen and the hub airport for Queen Bilqis Airways. The airline has used Aden International as its hub since it flew its first flight from the airport to Amman, Jordan in 2018. All Queen Bilqis Airways flights either depart from or return to Aden International. The airport is at the centre of all of its operations. As of now, all future plans for routes will depart from Aden International as Queen Bilqis Airways plans to connect Yemen with the rest of the world.
As standard, Queen Bilqis Airways flights are non-refundable. This means that if a passenger cancels their flight, they'll not be eligible to get their money back.
However, when booking through Alternative Airlines, you can turn your non-refundable Queen Bilqis Airways flight into a refundable one by purchasing Cancellation Protection.
Cancellation Protection covers you and protects your money in case you need to cancel your flight for a variety of reasons (terms and conditions). This includes reasons such as scheduled airline failure, mechanical breakdown, public transport failure, relocation for work and many other reasons.