Yemenia is Yemen’s national airline operating both domestic and international flights around Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East including routes to Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Initially established in 1962, the origins of the airline stretch back even further to the 1940s as Yemen Airlines which was owned by the king of the country. The primary operating base of Yemenia is Sana’a International Airport and the airline also has another hub at Aden International Airport. With a fleet of 6 aircraft, Yemenia flies to 29 destinations overall and also holds a codeshare agreement with Felix Airways to further boost its network.

*This information is correct as of April 2017

Why Fly with Yemenia

How to Check in

Passengers catching flights with Yemenia are able to check in the traditional way at the airport as the airline does not yet offer the option to check in over the web. In order to check in to your flight you simply need to visit a Yemenia check in counter at the airport to go through proceedings. As counter opening and closing times can vary from airport to airport, make sure that you get to the airport as early as you can in case of long queues.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

If your baggage allowance is not clearly stated on your ticket, then contact Yemenia directly for the most up-to-date information about baggage allowances on their flights. Remember that going over your allocated baggage will incur excess fees, so make sure you only pack what you really need to avoid costly charges. As per international regulations, no single item of baggage is allowed to exceed 32kg or it will have to be flown as freight which can be expensive.


The Yemenia fleet currently consists of both Airbus A310-300 and A320-200 aircraft capable of seating between 150 and 213 passengers. Yemenia flights offer a standard Economy Class alongside premium Business Class seating for those looking for a superior traveling experience. In Economy Class you can fly in comfort with ample legroom, while in Business Class you can really stretch out and take advantage of the generous legroom available.

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