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Nouvelair Limited Company (French: Nouvelair Société Anonyme, Arabic: الطيران الجديد تونس‎), trading as Nouvelair Tunisie, or simply Nouvelair, is a Tunisian airline with its registered office in Tunis,[2] while its head office in the Dhkila Tourist Zone in Monastir,[3][4] near the Hôtel Sahara Beach.[5] The airline operates tourist charters from European cities to Tunisian holiday resorts. Its main bases are Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport, Tunis–Carthage International Airport and Djerba–Zarzis International Airport.[6]

Nouvelair
Nouvelair Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
BJ LBT NOUVELAIR
Founded1989 (as Air Liberté Tunisie)
Operating bases
Frequent-flyer programjasmin[1]
Fleet size11
Destinations25
HeadquartersMonastir, Tunisia
Key peopleChokri Zarrad (CEO)
Websitenouvelair.com/en

HistoryEdit

The airline was established in 1989 as Air Liberté Tunisie and started operations on 21 March 1990. It was founded as a charter affiliate of French operator Air Liberté. It is majority owned by Aziz Miled (who died in 2012) and has 614 employees (at March 2007).[6]

Corporate affairsEdit

Ownership and managementEdit

The airline is privately owned. Current shareholders are (July 2014) Tunisian Travel Service (TTS) (55%), Sofiat (20%), Carte (15%) and Marhaba Hotels (10%).[7]

The CEO is Chokri Zarrad.[8]

Business trendsEdit

Full annual reports do not appear to be published. In the absence of these, available information on trends is shown below (for years ending 31 December):

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover (TND m) 391
Net profit (TND m)
Number of employees 617 615 616 540
Number of passengers (m) 1.60 1.78 1.81 1.48 1.65 1.01 1.24 1.20 1.34 0.71 0.57 1.00
Number of aircraft (at year end) 14 14 14 15 17 13 12 11 11 10 8 8
Notes/sources [9] [9] [9] [9] [9] [9] [9] [9][10] [9][10] [9][8] [9] [9][11]

DestinationsEdit

FleetEdit

As of June 2019, the Nouvelair fleet consists of the following aircraft:[12]

Nouvelair Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A320-200 11 177
180
Total 11

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "jasmin". nouvelair.com.
  2. ^ "Credits and legal information." Nouvelair. Retrieved on 17 February 2011. "Registered Office : 14 rue Habib Chrita, Cité des Jardins B.P 1005, Tunis – Tunisia"
  3. ^ "Complaints, Suggestions." Nouvelair. Retrieved on 17 February 2011. "Address : Zone Touristique Dkhila – 5065 – Monastir – Tunisie"
  4. ^ "After your flight." Nouvelair. Retrieved on 17 February 2011. "NOUVELAIR Customer service Zone touristique DKHILA 5065 Monastir TUNISIA"
  5. ^ Jacobs, Daniel and Peter Morris. The Rough Guide to Tunisia. Rough Guides, 2001. 215. Retrieved from Google Books on 1 July 2010. ISBN 1-85828-748-0, ISBN 978-1-85828-748-5.
  6. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 57.
  7. ^ "Nouvelair - Tunisia (Current)". FlightSafe Consultants Limited. July 2014. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  8. ^ a b "Nouvelair/Quick Facts". Arab Air Carriers' Organization. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Key figures". Nouvelair. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
  10. ^ a b "Nouvelair/Quick Facts". Arab Air Carriers' Organization. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
  11. ^ "Open sky: Nouvelair prepares its offensive (translated)". Jeune Afrique. 24 October 2018. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  12. ^ "Fleet". nouvelair.com.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Nouvelair at Wikimedia Commons