The missing Air Algerie aircraft took off from Burkina Faso at 01:17 local time (02:17am BST) and was supposed to land in Algiers at 05:10 local time (05:10am BST) but never reached its destination, Swiftair says.
Algeria's APS state news agency says the flight lost contact around 50 minutes in to its journey.
More top news
Thousands of Ethiopian Jews have taken to the streets of Tel Aviv to protest against racism and police brutality
Temperatures will be on the warm side tomorrow as much of the country looks forward to a fine bright start to the day.
Welsh international rugby league player Danny Jones has died today after collapsing during a match.