Société Tunisienne de l'Air or Tunisair is the flag carrier airline of Tunisia. Established in 1948 as a small charter operator to cities in the Middle East among others, Tunisair now provides an extensive network to 53 destinations across Africa, Asia and Europe. Headquartered in the city of Tunis, the airline is run by CEO Nabil Chateoui.
From the airline’s hub at Tunis-Carthage International Airport, Tunisair provides scheduled service to over 25 countries. Tunisair flights from the United Kingdom depart from both London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports and are popular during the summer months. Other destinations include; Turkey, Italy, Serbia, France, Lebanon, Senegal, Egypt and Morocco. Tunisair is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization and is a popular choice for business travellers flying to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates from North Africa.
Tunisair advises all passengers to check in at least two hours before departure. The deadline is fixed at 30 minutes and passengers should be at the gate ready to board 20 minutes prior to take-off.
Passengers flying with Tunisair are permitted to check in 30kg of hold luggage in Business Class and 20kg for Economy ticket holders. All passengers can carry on one item of hand luggage not exceeding 115cm in dimension, up to 10kg for Business and 8kg for Economy.
Tunisair flights provide a seat pitch of 32 inches in Economy Class as standard. Business Class travellers can enjoy a spacious seat pitch of 38 inches.
Frequent Flyer Programme
Fidelys is the generous frequent flyer programme available with Tunisair. Members can collect points to redeem against partner service discounts, hotel deals, upgrades and rewards flights. Check Tunisair information on how to join.
Espace Privilege is the name for Business Class onboard a Tunisair flight. Espace Privilege passengers can benefit from a range of features including; ergonomic seats and spacious cabin area, special in-flight menu, a dedicated check-in counter and a comfortable airport lounge to relax with refreshments before departure.