Tunisair is the trade name of the national airline of Tunisia. Officially called the Tunisian Air Company, it was founded on October 21, 1948.
Its logo, a stylized gazelle, was modified in 1990 to give it a more dynamic and refined appearance. In 1998, the fiftieth anniversary of its founding, the airline company carried 50 million passengers. In 2009, the Tunisair group transported 10.16 million passengers, split 54% on charter flights and 46% on scheduled traffic2. Tunisair also holds 51% of the capital of the company Mauritania Airways created on December 18, 2006.
On April 6, 2007, it obtained ISO 9001 certification, three years after having obtained it for the first time in February 2004. The airline was certified for the first time (ISO 9002) in October 2000.