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Sudan Airways is the national airline of Sudan. Headquartered in Khartoum, Sudan, the national carrier has been fully owned by the government since 2012 and stands as one of Africa's oldest airlines, having been formed in 1946.

The airline is a member of the International Air Transport Association, of the Arab Air Carriers Organization since 1965, and of the African Airlines Association since 1968, becoming a founding member along with another ten companies.

Sudan Airways fleet (as of September 2015) total's 5 aircraft. The 2 aircraft are Airbus A300B4-600R aircraft and the remaining 3 are Fokker 50's.

Important Notice

Unfortunately, since in 2010, Sudan Airways has been included on the list of airlines banned in the EU.

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Baggage Policy

Sudan Airways has a different baggage policy for carry-on and checked baggage policy.

Carry-on Baggage

One carry-on bag per person that does not exceed 55 x 35 x 25cm dimensions.

Checked Baggage

The maximum weight for checked baggage is 20kg. One bag is permitted per person. Any excess baggage must be booked in advance. Children of two-ten years old have the same baggage allowance as an adult. Children under two are permitted one bag with a maximum weight of 10kg.


Sudan Airways have check-in available only at the airport. They do not offer online check-in.

Airport Check-in

Passengers should arrive two hours before departure. The check-in desk closes 45 minutes before departure.

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Destinations that Sudan Airways flies to

The airline currently serves over 20 routes in Africa and Asia.

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Hub Airport

Khartoum International Airport

Khartoum International Airport is an airport in the capital of Sudan, Khartoum. The airport will soon be superseded by a new airport which will be located 40km to the south of the city. It is expected to have two 4000 metre runways and a passenger terminal of 86 000 metres squared. Khartoum International Airport is also a hub for Badr Airlines, Tarco Air, Nova Airways and Sun Air Sudan.


Sudan Airways current fled consists of a mix of Fokker and Airbus aircraft. However, the airline has flown many different aircraft types in the past, including Boeing, Comet, de Havilland, Douglas and McDonnell.