Date: 10 months ago   Category: Incidents

The Russian tourists can't take off from Tunisia because of the washed-away airport

Hundreds of Russians can't leave Tunisia because of the flood caused by heavy rains. Hundreds of Russians can't take off from Tunisia because of heavy rains and a flood. The main airport of the province Enfida-Hammamet is destroyed. Departures have transferred to Monastir. On September 25 440 tourists of PEGAS Touristik couldn't take off from the airport of Djerba. They were brought to Russia today, on September 26, by two reserve planes – Boeing 767 300 of Pegasfly airline (Icarus) and Airbus A321 of Nordwind airline. Have reported about it in Association of tour operators. According to ATOR, the first plane has taken away 288 passengers at 3:58 local time on September 26 (the delay has made more than 10 hours). The second plane with a capacity of 220 chairs of visors of the remained tourists from the airport of Djerba has also taken off at 7:00 local time (the delay has made more than 13 hours). According to the CEO of PEGAS Touristik, tourists have been given an opportunity to take place on waiting time in hotels, however a part them them has refused service. A flood in Nabul, Tunisia on September 22, 2018 Photo ICAgICAgICA8aWZyYW1lIHNyYz0iLy93d3cueW91dHViZS5jb20vZW1iZWQvUnFmV1NtUFk1a0E/Zj12aWRlb3MmYXV0b3BsYXk9MSIgZnJhbWVib3JkZXI9IjAiCiAgICAgICAgICAgICAgICBhbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4 PC9pZnJhbWU CiAgICAgICAg: Google.Images to Share: airport of video departure heavy rains flood Tunisia tourists Hammamet