Nouvelair

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Nouvelair
Nouvelair Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
BJ LBT NOUVELAIR
Founded 1989 (as Air Liberté Tunisie)
Hubs Habib Bourguiba Airport
Fleet size 9
Destinations 25
Headquarters Monastir, Tunisia
Key people Chokri Zarrad (CEO)
Website nouvelair.com/en

Nouvelair Limited Company (French: Nouvelair Société Anonyme, Tunisian Arabic: الطيران الجديد تونس‎), trading as Nouvelair Tunisie, or simply Nouvelair, is a Tunisian airline with its registered office in Tunis,[1] while its head office in the Dhkila Tourist Zone in Monastir,[2][3] near the Hôtel Sahara Beach.[4] The airline operates tourist charters from European cities to Tunisian holiday resorts. Its main bases are Monastir International Airport, Tunis–Carthage International Airport and Djerba-Zarzis Airport.[5]

History

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).[5]

Corporate affairs

Ownership and management

The airline is privately owned. Current shareholders are (July 2014) Tunisian Travel Service (TTS) (55%), Sofiat (20%), Carte (15%) and Marhaba Hotels (10%).[6]

The CEO is Chokri Zarrad.[7]

Business trends

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):

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Turnover
Profits
Number of employees 617 615 616
Number of passengers (millions) 1.52 1.60 1.78 1.81 1.48 1.65 1.01 1.24 1.20 1.34
Passenger load factor (%)
Number of aircraft (at year end) 12 14 14 14 15 17 13 12 11 11 11
Notes/sources [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8] [8][9] [8][9] [8][7]

Destinations

Fleet

Nouvelair Airbus A320-200

As of October 2016, the Nouvelair fleet consists of the following aircraft:[10]

Nouvelair Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A320-200 9 174
177
180
1 leased to Libyan Airlines (stored)
1 leased to Royal Air Maroc
1 leased to Travel Service
Total 9

References

  1. ^ "Credits and legal information." Nouvelair. Retrieved on 17 February 2011. "Registered Office : 14 rue Habib Chrita, Cité des Jardins B.P 1005, Tunis – Tunisia"
  2. ^ "Complaints, Suggestions." Nouvelair. Retrieved on 17 February 2011. "Address : Zone Touristique Dkhila – 5065 – Monastir – Tunisie"
  3. ^ "After your flight." Nouvelair. Retrieved on 17 February 2011. "NOUVELAIR Customer service Zone touristique DKHILA 5065 Monastir TUNISIA"
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 57. 
  6. ^ "Nouvelair - Tunisia (Current)". FlightSafe Consultants Limited. July 2014. Retrieved 16 July 2017. 
  7. ^ a b "Nouvelair/Quick Facts". Arab Air Carriers' Organization. Retrieved 16 July 2017. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Key figures". Nouvelair. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 
  9. ^ a b "Nouvelair/Quick Facts". Arab Air Carriers' Organization. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 
  10. ^ planespotters.net - Nouvelair Tunisie Fleet Details and History retrieved 14 October 2016

External links

Media related to Nouvelair at Wikimedia Commons

  • Official website
  • Official website (in French)
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