Category Archives: Tunisair

Tunisair takes delivery of its first Airbus A330-200

Tunisair (Tunis) took delivery of its first Airbus A330-200 in Toulouse yesterday (June 9), thus becoming a new operator of this type of aircraft.

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Named “Tunis”, the pictured A330-243 F-WWKR became TS-IFM (msn 1631) (above and below) on the hand over and flew out from Toulouse and landed at Tunis-Carthage Airport in the evening, thus joining the airline’s existing fleet of Airbus aircraft comprising four A319s and seventeen A320s.

Tunisair A330-200 F-WWKR (TS-IFM)(90)(Ldg) TLS (Airbus-H. Gousse)(LRW)

Above photo: Airbus/H. Gousse.

Boasting an entirely new, fully equipped cabin, Tunisair’s A330-200 will accommodate 24 passengers in business class and 242 in economy class.

The A330 family, which can seat between 250 and 300 passengers, has to date recorded more than 1,400 orders. More than 1,100 aircraft of this type are already flying with more than 100 operators worldwide.

Top Copyright Photo: Eurospot/AirlinersGallery.com. F-WWKR returns to Toulouse after a test flight.

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Tunisair files to serve Montreal

Tunisair (Tunis) is planning to add twice-weekly service between Tunis and Montreal (Trudeau) per Airline Route. The airline has filed the request with no date given for the start of services, pending approvals. The new route will be operated with Airbus A300s.

Copyright Photo: Antony J. Best/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A300B4-605R TS-IPA (msn 558)

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Tunisair is facing a strike on May 22 and May 23

Tunisair (Tunis) is facing a strike by the GCTT on May 22 and 23. The Tunisian General Labor Confederation (GCTT) is threatening to strike the airline on those two days according to this report by Tunisialive. The GCTT is competing with other unions to be recognized by the company for collection bargaining. The call for a strike is being opposed by the other UGTT union.

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Copyright Photo: Paul Denton.

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Mauritania leases 737-7L9 TS-IEA from Tunisair

 

Boeing 737-7L9 TS-IEA (msn 28014) has been painted in full 2007 colors of Mauritania Airways.  TS-IEA taxies at Gran Canaria.  Copyright Photo: Tomas Asensio Lopez.

Boeing 737-7L9 TS-IEA (msn 28014) has been painted in full 2007 colors of Mauritania Airways. TS-IEA taxies at Gran Canaria. Copyright Photo: Tomas Asensio Lopez.

Mauritania Airways (Nouakchott) has wet leased Boeing 737-7L9 TS-IEA (msn 28014) from Tunisair (Tunis). The new type was delivered to Tunisair on May 15, 2009.