Nouvelair
Nouvelair Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
BJ LBT NOUVELAIR
Founded1989; 33 years ago (1989) (as Air Liberté Tunisie)
Commenced operations21 March 1990; 32 years ago (1990-03-21)
Operating bases
Frequent-flyer programjasmin[1]
Fleet size11
Destinations25
HeadquartersMonastir, Tunisia
Key peopleChokri Zarrad (CEO)
Websitenouvelair.com/en

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]

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).[6]

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%).[7]

Airbus A320 à l'aéroport de Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle
Airbus A320 à l'aéroport de Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle

The CEO is Chokri Zarrad.[8]

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):

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Turnover (TND m) 391
Net profit (TND m)
Number of employees 617 615 616 614 520 568
Number of passengers (m) 1.78 1.81 1.48 1.65 1.01 1.24 1.20 1.34 0.71 0.57 0.92 0.65
Passenger load factor (%) 81.3 80
Number of aircraft (at year end) 14 14 15 17 13 12 11 11 10 9 8 10
Notes/sources [9] [9] [9] [9] [9] [9] [9][10] [9][10] [9][8] [9][11] [9][12]
[13]
[14]

Destinations

Main article: List of Nouvelair destinations

Fleet

Nouvelair Airbus A320-200
Nouvelair Airbus A320-200

As of July 2022, Nouvelair operates the following aircraft:[15]

Nouvelair fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A320-200 11 177
180
Total 11

References

  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 Archived 2015-04-03 at the Wayback Machine." 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. Archived from the original on 25 September 2017. 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 "Key figures". Nouvelair. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
  10. ^ a b "Nouvelair/Quick Facts". Arab Air Carriers' Organization. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
  11. ^ "AFRAA Annual Report 2017" (PDF). AFRAA. 2017.
  12. ^ "AFRAA Annual Report 2018" (PDF). AFRAA. 2018.
  13. ^ "Open sky: Nouvelair prepares its offensive (translated)". Jeune Afrique. 24 October 2018. Retrieved 21 October 2019.
  14. ^ "AFRAA Annual Report 2019" (PDF). AFRAA. 2019.
  15. ^ "Fleet". nouvelair.com.

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