Tunisair (Arabic الخطوط التونسية al - Chutūt at- Tūnisiyya ), is a Tunisian scheduled and charter airline based in Tunis.
The airline was founded on 21 October 1948 by the Tunisian government and Air France and adopted on 1 April 1949 flight operations. 1957 Air France minimized their share, which was the largest shareholder in Tunisia. Today, the Tunisian government has a 74 percent stake, six percent of Air France and 20 percent are in private hands.
Long term, the Boeing 737-500 will be replaced by Airbus A320. In addition to planning new destinations in U.S., Canada and China to fly, but what you would need new long-haul aircraft. For this reason, Tunisair ordered in April 2008, new aircraft from the Airbus A330.
Tunisair serves more than 49 destinations with scheduled flights to 80 destinations with charter flights for German tour operators. In Germany, Berlin, Dresden, Nuremberg, Paderborn / Lippstadt, Erfurt -Weimar, Hanover, Karlsruhe / Baden -Baden, Cologne / Bonn, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Friedrichshafen, Saarbrücken, Leipzig / Halle and Stuttgart are served. In Austria, Vienna, Linz, Graz and Salzburg are in the flight plan and Switzerland are Zurich and Geneva. Even Luxembourg is serviced twice a week from Monastir and Djerba from. More destinations are offered by the subsidiary Tunisair Express.
As of November 2013, the fleet of 35 aircraft of Tunisair is with a mean age of 15.1 years.