Articles Tagged ‘Tunisia’

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

In a new feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mails) and preparing this week’s stories.

Tunisia tourism scares are resulting in major traffic declines between some of the key foreign visitor markets

Tunisia tourism scares are resulting in major traffic declines between some of the key foreign visitor markets

Tunisia’s tourism industry has suffered some major setbacks this year, especially the terrorism attack that occurred in Sousse in June, and the Bardo National Museum attack in March. anna.aero reveals the impact this has had on passenger numbers on UK and German routes and at two key airports.

Tunis Airport continues its traffic rebuild as Turkish and Afriqiyah double capacity in the last year

Tunis Airport continues its traffic rebuild as Turkish and Afriqiyah double capacity in the last year

Aviation is notoriously difficult to analyse and predict in the best of times, its study is clearly made worse during a global recession, and when the airport is the capital of country in a fledgling democracy still in the rebuild phase post-revolution, it becomes even more of a test. A review of activity at Tunis-Carthage […]


Tunisair sees traffic rebound 20% in 2012; plans long-haul flights to America, Canada and South Africa

Tunisair sees traffic rebound 20% in 2012; plans long-haul flights to America, Canada and South Africa

After the ‘Arab Spring’ of early 2011, Tunisia’s national airline has seen passenger demand surge by 20% in 2012. The airline revealed to anna.aero that it plans new long-haul services to New York and Montreal when it receives its first A330s.

UK international traffic up 5% in 2011; Spain up by over two million passengers, Estonian market grows by 150%

UK international traffic up 5% in 2011; Spain up by over two million passengers, Estonian market grows by 150%

UK airports have had a difficult year but international traffic is up 5%. Which markets have seen the biggest volume increase (and decrease) and which major markets have seen the highest growth in 2011? And who is responsible for the UK – Estonian market more than doubling this year?

Spain, USA and Ireland lead way in May for biggest volume growth from UK airports; Egypt and Tunisia still struggling

Spain, USA and Ireland lead way in May for biggest volume growth from UK airports; Egypt and Tunisia still struggling

International traffic from UK airports actually grew by almost 8% in May. But which country markets have seen the biggest year-on-year growth in traffic volume? How much are Egypt and Tunisia still struggling to recover tourist demand, and which European country has seen traffic almost treble?


Domestic issues in Egypt and Tunisia appear to be impacting Morocco's tourism; Arik Air capacity up 28%

Domestic issues in Egypt and Tunisia appear to be impacting Morocco’s tourism; Arik Air capacity up 28%

North Africa has seen its fair share of political upheaval this year, which is not good for the region’s important in-bound tourism. But which countries, airlines and airports in Africa have been growing fastest during the last year based on scheduled capacity analysis?

Tunisia’s Enfidha-Hammamet airport welcomes Europe’s charter airlines after transfer from Monastir

Tunisia’s Enfidha-Hammamet airport welcomes Europe’s charter airlines after transfer from Monastir

Building a new airport to reduce travel times to hotel resorts is an expensive way to attract more tour operators but that’s what Tunisia appears to have done. Which airlines are operating flights from which airports across Europe and what’s happening at Monastir airport now that many services have moved to Enfidha?

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?


Demand at UK airports down 2% in Q3; four Central European markets still reporting double-digit growth

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsOnly a few UK airports reported traffic growth during the third quarter. Which ones? Which London airport suffered most in September? A dozen major country markets are still reporting double-digit growth. We name them!

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?