Tunisia: 'Number of travellers through Tunisian airports drops significantly'

Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) – The number of travellers through Tunisian airports during the first quarter of this year is estimated at 3,768,000 against the 4,798,000 passengers over the same period last year - a drop of 21.5%, according to statistics released Thursday by the Tunisian civil aviation and airports office.

The movement of travellers, including tourists, dropped particularly after the terrorist attack on 18 March on the Bardo museum and that of June against the tourist hotel of Sousse, said the Tunisian civil aviation and airports office.

The number of passengers on transit through Tunisian airports also dropped by 32.1% to reach 817,000 travellers as against the 1,203,000 recorded in June 2014, it said.
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