Tchadia Airlines is the national carrier of Chad, based at N'Djamena International Airport, near the city of N’Djamena.
The airline is owned in partnership between the Government of Chad (51%) and Ethiopian Airlines (49%), when it was announced by the Government of Chad in August 2018 that it had signed an agreement with Ethiopian Airlines to launch a new national carrier. The airline began operations using a fleet of 2 Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, which were transferred from Ethiopia.
The airline serves the four main cities in Chad, flying to neighbouring countries including Sudan, Nigeria, and the Central African Republic.
|Central African Republic||Bangui||Bangui M'Poko International Airport|
|Cameroon||Douala||Douala International Airport|
|Nigeria||Kano||Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport|
|Sudan||Khartoum||Khartoum International Airport|
|Chad||N’Djamena||N'Djamena International Airport|
|Niger||Niamey||Diori Hamani International Airport|
The amount of free checked baggage varies depending on the route, booking class, and loyalty program status etc, and will be confirmed during the booking process, when it will also be possible to add additional baggage to your booking if required.
The maximum weight limit per single bag is 32 kg for business class, and 23 kg for Economy class.
Business Class: The free baggage allowance is two pieces, each weighing 8 kgs.
Economy Class: The free baggage allowance is one piece, with a maximum weight of 7kgs.
For all passengers, Economy or Business, carry-on baggage should fit comfortably in the over-head rack, or under the passenger’s seat. The dimensions (L+W+H) of each piece of baggage must not exceed 115 cm and/or 45 inches.
In addition to the free carry-on baggage allowance, passengers may also carry personal effects for use during the flight, as listed here:
1. A small handbag
2. One laptop without accessories and attachments, or one laptop bag
3. A small camera and/or a pair of binoculars
4. A reasonable amount of reading material
Online check-in is not currently available.
All check-in counters open 2 hours before departure, and it is advised to arrive as early as possible. All passengers need to ensure that they arrive at the airport with their confirmed bookings and travel documents.
Every passenger can look forward to enjoying premium Chadian hospitality during their flight.
Economy passengers can enjoy comfortable padded seats, with armrests and headrests and adjustable lighting.
All passengers, including Economy, enjoy light snacks or hot meals, depending on the route, which are served with a wide selection of fine wines and alcoholic drinks. On international flights, Tchadia Airlines provides lots of complimentary amenities onboard, including socks, a slumber shade, tooth brush, and toothpaste.
'Cloud Nine’ is the name of the airline’s business class, which is in a separated area of the cabin from Economy.
The name of the airline’s business class reflects its ambition to ensure customers feel comfortable and elated, which starts with extra comfortable seating.
Business Class amenities include a toothbrush, tooth paste, lip balm moisturizer (Van Gills 5 ml), socks, eye shade, ear plugs, shaving kit, shoe horn, and a comb. The airline also provides exclusive in-inflight magazines and newspapers as part of its Cloud Nine package.
Depending on the route, cabin class, and time of travel, all passengers will be served either a hot meal, hot or cold snack, or light refreshment. Passengers can also choose from a selection of wines, along with hot and soft drinks, to compliment their meals. Additional complimentary drinks will be available throughout the flight.
Business: Enjoy exceptional meals, including a cheese board, selection of pastries, and a choice of port, brandy, liqueur, or wine (route depending). Economy: All meals, including cutlery, bread, crackers, cheese, and butter, will be pre-plated on trays for convenience.
Passengers with special dietary requirements can request the type of meal they require during the booking process, and the airline will strive to ensure the special meal order is provided.
To pass the time, passengers can enjoy duty free shopping onboard. Magazines are also available.
WiFi is not currently available onboard flights.
Tchadia Airlines is always pleased to provide a convenient, comfortable, and reliable service for all passengers, including those requiring additional assistance. For anyone requiring special assistance, the airline asks to be informed at least 48 hours in advance of departure, and ideally before the booking to ensure a passengers needs can be met. This can be done by contacting customer service.
Passengers traveling with their own wheelchair or assistive devices may carry the same in the passenger cabin, on request, subject to availability of space.
Tchadia Airlines is happy to accept pets in the cabin on all jet (Q-400) aircraft. Pets will need to be in containers, and advance arrangements will be required. Details of the type of pet and size of the container will need to be outlined during the booking process, or by phoning customer service.
Tchadia Miles members can collect points for flying in exchange for a reward. It is free to join, and a passenger’s benefits will begin from the oement the membership is completed. To collect points, ensure you add Tchadia Miles as your chosen loyalty program when you make your booking.
The airline has an alliance with Ethiopian Airlines, which is the parent company behind the airline and has a large stake in the company. Ethiopian Airlines manages the operations of Tchadia, serving as a technical and strategic partner.
The airline operates two Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 aircraft. Each has a capacity of 67 passengers, with 60 seats in Economy and 7 in Business.
N'Djamena International Airport (IATA: NDJ) is an international airport serving N'Djamena, the capital city of the African country of Chad. The airport is the country's only international airport and has one runway and one terminal building. International airlines to also fly to the airport include Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Air France, Camair-Co, Egyptair, and Tarco Air.
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