Tunisair: 11% increase in number of passengers in Q4, 2016

For the year 2016, Tunisair carried 2.991,841 passengers against 2.743,757 in 2015

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. A jet prepares to land at Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo. February 12, 2015.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A jet prepares to land at Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo. February 12, 2015.

REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
21 January 2017

The number of passengers on board of Tunisair aircrafts, all activities included, increased by 11% during the 4th quarter of 2016 compared to the same period of 2015. This number reached 666, 321 passengers against 602, 269 in 2015.

For the year 2016, Tunisair carried 2.991,841 passengers against 2.743,757 in 2015, according to Tunis Stock Exchange website.

Tunisair's quarterly activity indicators also show a load factor of 71.8% in the last three months of 2016, compared with 68.7% for the same period of 2015.

The average revenue per passenger is about 225 dinars for scheduled flights (219 dinars in 2015). As for charter flights, the average revenue is 11,606 dinars, per flight hours (10,529 dinars in 2015).

The airline also reported that transportation revenues increased by 9% from 177,901 MTD during the October-December period 2015 to 194,647 MTD for the same period of 2016.

It also revealed that the average fuel price per tonne decreased by 14% compared to the 4th quarter of 2015 and the increase in personnel costs by 8%.

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