5-Sep-2011 12:31 PM

Tunisia puts open skies agreement on hold due to LCC competition

Tunisia has put its open skies agreement with the European Union on hold until at least May-2012, according to the Ministry of Transport (air-journal.fr, 03-Sep-2011). The agreement was originally scheduled for implementation in Nov-2011 however has been pushed back as the government is not yet confident TunisAir will be able to compete with LCCs such as Ryanair and easyJet.

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