Tarco Aviation (previously Tarco Air) is an airline from Sudan that offers scheduled passenger flights. The airline has its hub at Khartoum International Airport (KTR) and offers a mix of domestic and international flights but mainly focussing on domestic. When fully operational, the airline flies to more than 70 daily flights across more than 10 destinations within North and Central Africa, as well as the Middle East.
The airline launched in 2009 as Tarco Air, originally flying domestically within Sudan with no international flights. Over the years, the airline has expanded its route network and is now one of the leading airlines within Sudan and other parts of North Africa. In 2018, the airline rebranded from Tarco Air and became Tarco Aviation, which is what it's known as to this day.
Tarco Aviation flies to over 10 destinations across North and Central Africa and the Middle East, including Doha, Entebbe, Khartoum, Port Sudan, Riyadh and more.
|Chad||N'djamena||N'Djamena International Airport||NDJ|
|Eritrea||Asmara||Asmara International Airport||ASM|
|Nigeria||Kano||Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport||KAN|
|Qatar||Doha||Hamad International Airport||DOH|
|Saudi Arabia||Dammam||King Fahd International Airport||DMM|
|Jeddah||Aeropuerto Internacional Rey Abdulaziz||JED|
|Riyadh||King Khalid International Airport||RUH|
|Sudan||El Fasher||El Fasher Airport||ELF|
|Juba||Juba International Airport||JUB|
|Khartoum||Khartoum International Airport (Hub)||KTR|
|Port Sudan||Port Sudan New International Airport||PZU|
|Uganda||Entebbe||Entebbe International Airport||EBB|
Passengers are allowed one carry-on bag per person on all flights, regardless of the route.
Passengers on domestic flights are given one free checked bag with a maximum weight of 25 kg (55 lbs).
Passengers on international flights are given two free checked bags with a maximum weight of 23 kg (50 lbs) per bag.
On all flights, passengers are given a complimentary snack and a hot or cold drink to enjoy once in-flight. This is served by the flight attendants once the plane has taken off.
The airline has a fleet made up of a mix of Boeing and Fokker aircraft. Tarco Aviation uses plane models from the Boeing 737 family and the Fokker F50. It has more than 5 planes within its fleet at one time.
Khartoum International Airport is an international airport in Sudan and the hub airport for Tarco Aviation. The airport is the main international airport within the country and is located in the capital, Khartoum. Tarco Aviation has been based at Khartoum International since it began flying in 2009. It mainly flies international flights to/from the airport but does have a select number of domestic destinations that it connects to as well. The airport itself has one runway and one terminal building. Khartoum International is expected to be replaced by a new airport in another part of the city in the near future.
Other airlines that are based at Khartoum International Airport include Sudan Airways and Badr Airlines. Although, a number of other airlines fly to and from the airport, including Afriqiyah Airways, Cham Wings Airlines, Eintrean Airways, flydubai, Libyan Airways, SalamAir, Tchadia Airlines and more.