Additional flight each Monday will be operated with a Boeing 777, says Dubai airline
Emirates as announced an increase in the frequency of flights between Dubai and Tunis from six to seven a week, starting October 30.
The additional flight will be operated every Monday with an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER, the Dubai-based airline said in a statement.
The added frequency will also offer importers and exporters an additional 23 tonnes of cargo capacity in each direction, it added.
Popular goods carried between Tunis and Dubai include fruits and vegetables, fresh and frozen seafood, electronic equipment, truffles and dates.
Since October 2006 when the first service to Tunis was launched, Emirates said it has carried more than one million passengers and over 60,000 tonnes of cargo.
Globally, the airline employs more than 500 Tunisian nationals in a variety of roles across the group, including over 200 cabin crew.