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Tunisair
IATA
TU
ICAO
TAR
Callsign
TUNAIR
Founded 1948
Hubs Tunis-Carthage International Airport
Frequent flyer program Fidelys
Member lounge Espace Previlige
Fleet size 32 (16 on Orders)
Destinations 53
Headquarters Tunis, Tunisia
Key people Nabil Chettaoui (CEO)
Website: http://www.tunisair.com/
Tunisair Airbus A320-200.
Tunisair Airbus A320-200.

Société Tunisienne de l’Air « TUNISAIR – SA »[1] (Arabic: الخطوط الجوية التونسية) is the flag carrier airline of Tunisia. Formed in 1948, it operates scheduled international services to European, African and Middle Eastern destinations. Its main base is Tunis-Carthage International Airport. Image File history File links Tunisair_logo. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Tunis-Carthage International Airport (Arabic: ‎) (IATA: TUN, ICAO: DTTA) is the international airport serving Tunis, Tunisia. ... Membership cards of FFP This article is about airline frequent flyer programs. ... The lounge at ZRH, Switzerland An airport lounge is a lounge owned by a particular airline (or jointly operated by several carriers). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tunisia. ... The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ... Arabic redirects here. ... National airlines redirects here. ... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Tunisair is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization. The Arab Air Carriers Organization (Arabic: الإتحاد العربي للنقل الجوي) is a regional airline trade organization of Arab airlines established in 1965 by the League of Arab States (more commonly known as the Arab League). ...

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History

In 1948, the Tunisian government reached an agreement with Air France and Tunisair was created. It started operation in 1949. By 1957, the number of shares held by Air France were decreased and the Tunisian government became the largest shareholder in Tunisair. Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Air France (formally Société Air France) is Europes largest airline company. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Air France (formally Société Air France) is Europes largest airline company. ...


Destinations

Tunisair serves more than 49 destinations with regularly scheduled flights and 80 destinations with charter flight services. There is also a possibility that the airline will begin services to Montreal. For scheduled destinations of Tunisair, see full article: Tunisair destinations. Nickname: Motto: Concordia Salus (well-being through harmony) Coordinates: , Country Province Region Montréal Founded 1642 Established 1832 Government  - Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area [1][2][3]  - City 365. ... This is a list of destinations that Tunisair flies to. ...


Fleet

The Tunisair fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of 24 May 2008): is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...

Tunisair Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers
(Business/Economy)
Airbus A300-600R 3 263 (28/235)
Airbus A319-114 2 144 (144)
Airbus A319-114 2 106 (16/90)
Airbus A320-200 13 (one aircraft is operated for Mauritania Airways and one aircraft is operated by Jetclub) 145 (25/120)
164 (164)
Boeing 737-500 4 126 (126)
Boeing 737-600 7 126 (126)
Boeing 737-700 BBJ 1 (which is operated for the Government of Tunisia)

The Tunisair average fleet age was 11.6 years in January 2008.[citation needed] The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ... 737 in new Boeing Colors. ... 737 in new Boeing Colors. ... The Boeing Business Jet series are factory conversions of Boeing airliners for the corporate jet market, initially the 737 series airliners. ... January 2008 was the first month of the current year. ...


On 29 April 2008, Airbus announced that Tunisair was to place an order for 10 A320, 3 A330 and 3 A350XWB aircraft for fleet renewal in a deal valued at $1.6 billion.[2] is the 119th day of the year (120th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... Airbus S.A.S. (pronounced in English, in French, and in German) is an aircraft manufacturing subsidiary of EADS, a European aerospace concern. ... The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ... Air Canada Airbus A330 The Airbus A330 is a large_capacity medium_to_long_range commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Airbus. ... “A350” redirects here. ...


References

  1. ^ http://www.bvmt.com.tn/publications/news/16112007-4.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2008/04/29/223354/tunisair-taking-a350s-a330s-and-a320s-to-modernise.html

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