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Seven additional flights and two regular ones scheduled for transport of Tunisians from Tripoli

Published the:  23/02/2011

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February 23, 2011 - TAP - Seven exceptional flights, in addition to the two regular flights, will ensure the home return of Tunisian nationals from Tripoli, on Wednesday, the national flag carrier Tunisair announced in a communique.
The aircraft are Airbus A300 and Airbus A320 with a capacity of 262 and 162 seats, respectively, i.e. a total of 1,300 seats.
Tunisair informs that passengers who are unable to pay their ticket will be also embarked free of charge.
They will be called to provide their identities, addresses or other contacts for possible future payment.
The company also informs that food was sent on board of an aircraft for our fellow citizens at the Tripoli airport.
Tunisair launched an internal investigation on abuses and malfunctions reported by several witnesses at Tripoli airport to determine responsibility and "sanction, if need be, persons who failed in their duty and were guilty of misconduct vis-a-vis Tunisian citizens who were in distress", the communiqué added.