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Tunisia: Tunisair sees exceptional 2017 but delays spoil the party

Despite the difficulties encountered in 2017, national flag carrier TUNISAIR recorded a good performance, particularly in terms of its business activity parameters; Passenger traffic grew by 17.1% compared to 2016, and revenues improved significantly by 29%, or 1.28 billion dinars against 995.1 million dinars in 2016, with market share (at the level of Tunisian airports) of 41.8% against 39.8% in 2016.
It should also be noted that passenger traffic (all activities combined) increased from 2,991,841 to 3,502,475 passengers.

Regular and additional traffic grew by 11.6% from 2,865,579 passengers in 2016 to 3,197,641; as for the charter and pilgrimage activity, a 141% increase was recorded in 2017.

In addition, the daily use of the fleet rose to 8:16 in 2017 against 7:03 in 2016, resulting in a 13% increase over 2016.
In turn, the fill factor, which reached 74.4%, gained 3 points in comparison with that of 2016.
It should be noted that, despite these performances, TUNISAIR recorded a regression in the punctuality of its flights with a rate of 44% in 2017 against 55% in 2016.

To this end, corrective actions have been undertaken by the national carrier which continues to work to improve these indicators by giving a major importance to the quality of its services in order to provide a satisfactory service to its passengers.

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