TAKE OFF your aerospace activity from Tunisia

Tunisia is taking off as a key player in the aerospace sector, offering a unique mix of know-how, innovation and strategic positioning. Discover how the Tunisian sky becomes the theater of accomplishments and aeronautical achievements of international scale. Every two years, in Paris, during the Paris Air Show,the world’s first industrial fair dedicated to the aerospace industry, Tunisian aerospace is in the spotlight.

The Tunisian aerospace industry rises towards excellence

Tunisia is a key player in the aerospace sector, offering a unique mix of know-how, innovation and strategic positioning. Discover how the Tunisian sky becomes the setting for aeronautical achievements of international scope.

● Tunisia is the First country in the Maghreb to launch a 100% local satellite.
● 1st in Africa in terms of graduates from scientific and engineering fields.
● + 80 Companies , 90% of which are totally exporting companies.
● + 17,000 direct jobs that stimulate the economy and local employment.

Innovation-driven development: The Tunisian aeronautical industry is characterised by its commitment to innovation and continuous modernization. Quality and industrial upgrade programs ensure that the sector remains at the cutting edge of technology. Certified aeronautical players (ISO 9001, EN9100, NADCAP, ISO14001, ISO18001, EASA, CMMI, etc.) guarantee high standards of quality.
Tunisia benefits from advantageous regulations, creating an environment conducive to investment and growth.

Intellectual property rights protection: Strong legislation guarantees the security of the investor’s assets and ensures robust protection of intellectual property rights.



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More than one good reason to invest in aeronautics in Tunisia

Mastery of the value chain

Tunisia stands out with pride on the global aeronautics stage, marking significant milestones in the industry while successfully mastering the aeronautical value chain. Thanks to in-depth expertise and strategic partnerships with key players, the country is consolidating its position as an essential player in the manufacturing of aeronautical components, equipment and systems. This mastery of the value chain confirms Tunisia’s competitiveness in the global aeronautics sector and reinforces its role as a privileged hub for aviation-related activities.

  • Airbus Atlantic in Tunisia: Airbus Atlantic, an aeronautical industry key player, has chosen Tunisia as the pilot site for the production of aeronautical components, highlighting the confidence in local skills and capabilities.
  • Major presence of Safran: Safran, a world major player, is present in Tunisia through four industrial sites dedicated to the production of aeronautical equipment and systems, thus strengthening the country’s position in the global value chain.
  • Strategic partnership: Strategic partnerships with world leaders demonstrate the attractiveness of Tunisia as an aeronautical hub, contributing to the continued growth of the sector.
  • A dynamic aeronautical community: Tunisia, with its successes and partnerships, has developed a dynamic aviation community, ready to play a key role in the constant evolution of the global aviation industry.
A pool of talents

The Tunisian aeronautical sector thanks to an exceptional pool of talent, supported by a robust educational infrastructure. With more than 260 university establishments and 1,000 professional training centres, the country produces more than 65,000 graduates annually, more than 30% of whom specialize in scientific and engineering fields. This abundance of skills is reinforced by a network of 47 schools and establishments dedicated to the training of engineers, thus creating a unique educational and professional ecosystem.

  • Abundance of skilled talents : More than 65,000 graduates each year, ensuring a dynamic and highly qualified workforce.
  • Advanced engineering training: A network of 47 schools and establishments training engineers, ensuring a world class expertise in the aeronautics sector.
  • Academic-industrial synergy: Close collaboration between academic institutions and industry, ensuring constant relevance of skills.
  • Structured ecosystem : Benefit from a dedicated environment fostering growth and competitiveness in the aerospace sector..
Dedicated infrastructure

The Tunisian aerospace sector thrives with an exceptional cutting-edge infrastructure and innovation network. These key elements position Tunisia as a major player in the global aeronautical industry.

  • Aeropole El Mghira : An integrated industrial platform ideally located just 10 km from Rades harbor, offering an environment conducive to sustainable industrial development.
  • Center of excellence :A centre dedicated to industry professions, promoting the emergence of cutting-edge and specialised skills.
  • Sectoral training centres: 15 specialised centres in key areas such as metal construction, electronics, mechatronics, telecommunications, general mechanics, plastics processing and energy maintenance.
  • GITAS – Group of Tunisian aeronautics and space industries: Plays a crucial role in the consolidation of professions in the aeronautical value chain, ensuring optimal cohesion and synergy between players in the sector.


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