Syphax Airlines to launch in May-2012
Syphax Airlines, a new carrier founded by a businessman from Sfax (Tunisia), is expected to launch in May-2012 (air-journal.fr, 17-Aug-2011). The carrier is currently waiting on government authorisation to commence official activities, and plans to operate out of Sfax Thyna Airport. It will initially operate two A319 aircraft, which have already been ordered. Its network will reportedly include a daily service to Paris, Rome and Tripoli, as well as twice weekly services to Marseille, Lyon, Nice, Casablanca, Istanbul and Benghazi. It will compete with national carrier, Tunisiar.