Nouvelair

Votre compagnie au départ de Lyon

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The airline in a few words


Nouvelair is a private Tunisian airline. Founded in 1989, it now serves over 130 European airports in more than 30 countries, including France, Germany, Poland, Denmark, Belgium, and more!
It operates from four locations in Tunisia: Monastir, Djerba, Enfidha and Tunis.
Nouvelair took a new direction in 2012, with the launch of scheduled flights to France.
The airline offers flights between Lyon and Monastir..

Practical information

IATA Code

BJ

Website

Type of company

Compagnies aériennes

Monastir Head Office

Loyalty programme


Nouvelair has set up VIP access, for a more pleasant travel experience and flight. It is particularly targeted at business passengers who travel frequently for professional reasons. With VIP access, they benefit from a range of services:

  • Nouvelair’s VIP lounges to relax before or after a trip
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Office equipment for working on the go.
  • A snack bar

This service is available at Monastir Habib-Bourguiba International Airport.

Services on board


The airline offers a number of services on board, to make your Nouvelair flight from Lyon to Tunisia more pleasant:

  • Pets: they can travel in the cabin if they do not weigh more than 7 kg (including cage). Larger pets can travel in the hold. Above 25 kg, excess baggage fees apply.
  • Unaccompanied minors: Nouvelair crew are trained to assist children aged 5 to 12 who are flying alone.
  • Passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility: special assistance is available from Nouvelair and priority boarding is offered.
  • To ensure this service runs smoothly, a request must be made at least 72 hours before the flight.
  • Choose your seat: you can pre-book your seat up to 48 hours before your departure time..

Baggage


Here are Nouvelair’s baggage size and weight restrictions:

  • Checked baggage 
    25 kg on scheduled flights to France. Over this limit, an excess baggage fee applies. You can avoid paying excess baggage fees by booking online at preferential rates. Please note that the total weight of excess baggage must not exceed 32 kg.
  • Hand luggage 
    Only one piece of hand luggage per person is allowed on board. Maximum dimensions are 55x40x20 cm. The maximum weight is 10 kg on scheduled flights to France. You can also find all the information on oversized baggage on the Aéroports de Lyon website: pushchairs, surfboards, etc. 


Nouvelair recommends using hard-shell luggage and clearly marking your contact details on your suitcases and bags. Keep identity documents, fragile items and valuables safe by taking them with you in the cabin. You can also find a list of prohibited and restricted baggage on the airline’s website.