BADR AIRLINES is a private owned company established in 2004 and registered in Sudan under the Companies Act of 1925. The company is mainly engaged in Passenger and Cargo transportation and occasionally provides chartered VIP flights. The company is holding an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) meeting the requirements of the Air act of 1999 and the Air Navigation Regulations as recommended by The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
The following categories are covered under this (A.O.C) small aircraft, large aircraft; heavy aircraft for both Passenger traffic and cargo.
Through accurate regular and charter services the company has gained a good reputation as a carrier for a variety of customers in both the governmental and the private sector.
Additional responsibilities were added to the company by participating in the field of air relief projects in the Southern and Western part of Sudan and also in the field of national oil development projects. During this period the company has gained significant experience with respect to planning and conducting a plenty of flights and operations in support of a peace keeping mission.
As part of the airline activities BADR recently engages in additional support operations by adding (2) Boeing 737-500 to its fleet to support the growing market of (domestic/ regional) passenger flights.
The company is mainly engaged in cargo transportation for Humanitarian Aid provided by WFP, UNICEF, MSF, FAO and Red Cross. The area covered is most locations in Sudan including Short Take of and Landing Operations (STOL). And by the beginning of 2005 BADR Airlines start scheduling a daily passenger & cargo flights between Khartoum & Wau.
For around 3 years BADR AIRLINES was the official carrier (Passenger/Cargo) for the Joint Military Commission (JMC) in Nuba Mountains. During this period the company has gained good experience in multi type of operations inclusive large scale support operations throughout Sudan.
The company has been engaged in large scale air operations for similar organizations like the verification and control Team (VMT) sponsored by IGAD and the Civilian Military Protections Teams (CPMT) funded by the US. During that period a significant amount of STOL operations have been conducted throughout the Sudan.
Furthermore BADR Airlines provided extensive air support during first 6 months of the deployment of the African Union in Darfur including the first deployment of Rwandan peace keeping troops to Darfur.
Lately the company provided substantial air support for the interim Government of the Southern Sudan. During a period of 5 weeks more than 2000 passengers where transported in-between various locations in Sudan. It further conducted the historical flight for Dr. John Garang for his first visit to Khartoum in 21 years as part of the inauguration of the new government in Sudan after the newly brokered peace agreement for Sudan.
The company has good experience in providing technical difficult air transport operations for Oil company equipment from Port Sudan to different locations of the pumping stations.
Most recently the company provided its services to SUPREME Group which is the main supplier of UN for Food/Nonfood items & RONCO Consulting Corporation which deals with the United Nations with regard to De-Mining in Sudan.