Passenger traffic in June 2018 rose 22.9% compared to the same period of 2017, national carrier TUNISAIR said in a statement released Tuesday.
All traffic combined increased from 253,966 in June 2017 to 312,001 passengers while regular traffic grew 20.6% from 210,640 to 253,986 passengers.
Additional traffic increased by 372.5%, from 1,134 to 5,358 passengers in addition to charter traffic, which edged up 24.8% from 42,192 to 52,657 passengers.
The load factor improved, from 65.3% in June 2017 to 69.2% in June 2018, an increase of 4 points.
Regarding Tunisair’s main markets, according to the geographic breakdown and in terms of regular traffic, it should be noted that the European countries, cumulating a 74% share of passenger traffic, posted an increase of 20.5%.
African countries accounted for a 14.1% share of passenger traffic, up 32.8%, while Middle East countries, which account for 9.8% of passenger traffic, posted an increase of 0.9%.
Countries of North America (Montreal), whose share of passenger traffic is 2.1%, increased by 71.7%.