Articles Tagged ‘Monastir’

TAP Air Portugal adds six new Europe and Africa routes for S21

TAP Air Portugal adds six new Europe and Africa routes for S21

TAP Air Portugal will now serve 12 airports in Spain, including three in the Canaries, as its Africa network – with 9% of seats – sees two new routes.

Tunisian tourism looking to recover quickly; new Enfidha airport expecting many new summer services

Tunisian tourism looking to recover quickly; new Enfidha airport expecting many new summer services

At least one German tour operator resumed holiday flights to Tunisia this week which is good news for the country’s critical tourism industry. But how has traffic developed in recent years and by how much did the UK market grow in 2010? Which new routes were started in 2010, and what’s happening at Enfidha?

Tunisia losing out to Morocco and Egypt

0802010_tunisia_01.gifWithout an ‘open-skies’ agreement with Europe and without the same all-year-round sunshine as Egypt, Tunisia has struggled in recent years to maximise its tourism potential. Early indications are that 2007 wasn’t a great year either so why is a Turkish company building a new airport only 60 kilometres from Monastir? And why are there hardly any LCCs in the market?