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Tunisair is an international scheduled service airline and is a flag carrier for Tunisia. Tunisair was established in October 1948 as Tunisia's flag carrier and now operates 32 state-of-the-art aircraft (Boeing and Airbus) including A320, A319 and Boeing 737s. Tunisair is a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation. The airline main base is the Tunis-Carthage International Airport, located in the Tunisian capital Tunis.

Tunisair serves destinations located in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, to more than 100 destinations. These include Manchester, London, Paris, Brussels, Basle, Nantes, Bordeaux, Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona, Marseille, Toulouse, Nice, Lyon, Geneva, Amsterdam, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Strasbourg, Munich, Vienna, Rome, Palermo, Marseille, Alger, Tunis, Tripoli, Casablanca, Benghazi, Cairo, Beirut, Damascus, Kuwait, Dubai, Jeddah, Nouakchott, Dakar, Bamako and Abidjan.

Tunisair is the largest airline in Tunisia, and in 2016 the airline operated half of all seats flown to and from the North Africa nation according to OAG schedules.

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Baggage Policy

Tunisair has a different baggage policy for carry-on and checked baggage, it also depends on the route which you're flying.

Carry-on Baggage

Economy Class - 1 piece with a maximum overall weight of 8kg

Business Class - 2 x pieces with a maximum overall weight of 10kg

Checked Baggage

For destinations within Tunisia, Europe and North Africa:

Economy Class - 1 x 23 kg baggage piece

Business Class - 2 x baggage pieces

For destinations in the Middle East and West Africa:

Economy Class - 2 x 23 kg baggage pieces

Business Class - 3 x 23 kg baggage pieces

Cabin Classes

Business Class and Economy Class can be booked with Tunisair.

Economy Class

Economy Class is comfortable with space and meals provided on board.

Business Class

Business Class on Tunisair is known as "Espace privilege", to ensure your journey is comfortable and enjoyable. Meals are served in porcelain dishes with a choice of cuisine. Priority baggage is provided at airport check in at Carthage airport and delivery when you arrive at your destination.


Information on how to check in for your Tunisair booking can be found here. You can also contact Alternative Airlines to assist you with your checking in procedure.

In-Flight Entertainment

In-flight entertainment is unavailable on the Tunisair flights.


Wi-fi is not available on board Tunisair flights.

Special Services

A range of special services are provided to passengers:

Dietary Requirements

Tunisair can accommodate any dietary requirements you may have. You must notify the airline or Alternative Airlines when making your booking of any dietary requirements for your on board meal.

Wheelchair Assistance

Wheelchair assistance will be provided at the airport, if notified 48 hours in advance. Tunisair aircraft are fully equipped to assist passengers with reduced mobility. The Alternative Airlines Customer Service team can help you with booking a wheelchair assistance. You can read further information on this on our wheelchair assistance page.

Other Services

Other services required for unaccompanied minors, the request for an extra seat or traveling with an emotional support pet can also be accommodated 48 hours in advance via the airline or through Alternative Airlines.

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Destinations that Tunisair flies to

Tunisair currently flies to over 100 destinations across Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. The tables below summarise the current domestic and international routes that Tunisair fly to (Correct of July 2019).

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Hub Airport

Tunis-Carthage International Airport

Tunis-Carthage International Airport is the airport with international scheduled flights for the city of Tunis in Tunisia. The airport stands as a hub for Syphax Airlines, TunisAir Express and Nouvelair, in addition to Tunisair. The airport is named after the historical wonder of the city that was Carthage. The airport sees annual traffic of four million passengers every year.


The airline has a fleet of 26 aircraft when looking made-up of three A319s; 13 A320s; two A330-200s; seven 737-600s; and one 737-700.

Frequent Flyer Programme

Tunisair operates a frequent flyer program called Fidelys which rewards regular passengers with Tunisair. The program aims at rewarding passengers by allocating Miles at compensation for flying with Tunisair.

Fidelys also enables them to benefit from a wide range of advantages and exclusive Awards.

There are three levels of loyalty program for Fidelys:

Classic Card - Valid for 3 years

Silver Card - Valid for 12 months

Gold Card - Valid for 12 months like the Silver Card.

Airline Alliance

Tunisair is not part of an airline alliance.

Book Tunisair Flights in English

You can book Tunisair flights in English when you choose to book with Alternative Airlines. We are the company to trust when booking your flights, as our good communication in English allows for helpful, friendly and trustworthy service.

Book Tunisair Flights in Tunisian Dinar

Did you know you can book your flights with Tunisair and pay using Tunisian dinar at Alternative Airlines? We offer 160+ currencies on our site, including the Tunisian dinar, so you can use any of these currencies to pay for your flights with Tunisair. Take a look at our guide on booking flights with Tunisian dinar for more information.