Tunisair flights stoppage: Chahed orders to enforce law against offenders

Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, on Thursday, ordered to immediately enforce law against people responsible for the dispute in Tunis-Carthage International airport which caused the suspension of all Tunisair flights, according to the communication service of the government presidency.

He gave instructions to the Minister of transport and Tunisair CEO to investigate Thursday’s incident and to submit the results of the investigation by the end of the day besides the judicial inquiry, said the same source.

A dispute between two professional bodies within the national company grounded the company’ airplanes and led to the complete standstill of flights for several hours.

The Prime Minister also directed providing guidance to all passengers of Tunisair, particularly those blocked in airports abroad and recommended to take charge of travellers blocked in Tunisian airports because of Tunisair flights suspension, according to the communication service of the Prime Ministry.

Meanwhile, Tunisair announced the gradual resumption of flights but recorded disruptions in flight schedules, according to the latest statement by the company.

Source: TAP news Agency