Tunisair was founded in Tunis in 1948, the capital of Tunisia. Airline is 74% state owned, 20% private property. The remaining 6% co-founder is Air France. Tunisair is also a member of the Arab Air Carriers Organization, Development of Cooperation and Standardization of the Quality and Security of Arab Airlines. Tunis-Carthage International Airport as hub.
Tunisair Express is an affiliate of the airline.
The airline runs seasonal flights to the cities of Budapest, Liege and Oostende.
The cities that are flying in Tunisia are Djerba, Enfidha, Gabes, Gafsa, Monastir, Sfax, Tabarka and Tozeur.
The airline is flying to the countries abroad; Algeria, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Canada, Ivory Coast, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Guinea, Iraq, Italy, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Netherlands, Niger, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.
|Middle East Airlines|
Tunis Air offers its online check-in directly on the company’s website
Check-in start time
Starting from 24 hours before the flight and continues until 3 hours prior the scheduled flight.
Click the button below to check in online.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Tunis Air website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.
Flight passengers of the Business Class are allowed to carry two pieces of hand luggage and an accessory on board. Passengers in Economy Class are allowed to carry a piece of hand luggage and an accessory. The maximum height of the baggage must not exceed 115 cm. In business class, a total of 10 kg and in economy class 8 kg is permitted. The luggage should be easy to stow away.
The free baggage depends on the booking class and the flight connection. For Business Class passengers, they are allowed to carry one piece of luggage more than the Economy Class passengers. The size of the baggage must not exceed 158 cm. Below is a detailed table about baggage allowance.
|Destinations (From and To)||Business||Economy|
|TUNISIA —> EUROPE & NORTH AFRIQUA + LIBYA||2 x 23 Kg||1 x 23 Kg|
|TUNISIA —> NEAR and MIDDLE EAST & WEST AFRIQUA (including Mauritania)||3 x 23 Kg||2 x 23 Kg|
|TUNISIA —> NORTH AMERICA||3 x 23 Kg||2 x 23 Kg|
|Connections EUROPE / AFRICA / MIDDLE EAST / NORTH AMERICA via TUNISIA||3 x 23 Kg||2 x 23 Kg|
Special baggage can be carried within the baggage allowance provided it does not exceed its limits. Otherwise, charges must be paid for overnight. An additional piece of luggage costs between 35 and 70 euros depending on the flight zone. An “”overweight”” luggage up to 32 kg between 23 and 57 Euro. For golf equipment weighing up to 20 kg there is an exception: it can be transported free of charge as an additional luggage.
To make a comfortable trip with Tunis Air, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.
Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.
Those who join the frequent flyer program Fidelys will receive a welcome gift in the amount of several hundred miles as well as a transparent mileage collection system. If you enter your e-mail address, you will get more miles. These can be collected afterwards on flights with Tunisair or partner airlines. The amount of the mileage bonus depends on the flight distance or the destination. In certain tariff classes – for example in Business Class – the mileage is doubled (by up to 200 percent).
Redeem miles and fly for free
How many miles in the Fidelys program are required to travel for free is also dependent on the destinations. While for a flight from Tunisia to Algeria or vice versa already 5,000 miles are enough to fly for free, a journey to Bahrain is 25,000 miles.
Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.
Especially in long distances, Tunis Air offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.
The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.
Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Tunis Air.
Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.
The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Tunis Air lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.