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Air Austral
IATA Code : UU ICAO Code : REU
Country : France France Call Sign : Reunion
Type of company : Regular Type of society : Public
Founded in : 1975 Active
Number of aircrafts : 12 Number of countries served : 13
Passengers per year : 943879 Label : Label IOSA
Website : http://www.air-austral.com/
Comment :
  • Founded in 1974, Air Austral begins flights in May 1975 as Reunion Air Services with a Hawker-Siddeley HS-748.
  • In 1987 the company is renamed Air Reunion before becoming Air Austral in 1990. Then, it operates flights in the Indian Ocean area with a fleet of Boeing B737.
  • In 2003, the airline receives 2 B777-200ER, registrated F-OPAR and F-ORUN and begins flights between Paris and Reunion Island. These two aircraft are followed by a third one in 2005 enabling Air Austral to open new routes to Marseille and Lyon (2005) and Toulouse (2007).
  • In 2007, Air Austral annonced it plans to introduce futrher two B777-300ER to its fleet in 2008 to begin flights between France and New-Caledonia via Reunion and Australia.

Fleet at March 2011

  • 03 Boeing B777-300ER
  • 03 Boeing B777-200ER
  • 02 Boeing B737-800
  • 03 ATR 72-500

Winter 2007-2008 Network
RUN - TNR / JNB / SEZ / MRU / DZA / HAH / NOS / ZSE / TMM / CDG / LYS / MRS / TLS / BKK ( code-share Air Madagacar)

ZSE - MRU / RUN

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St-Denis Roland Garros (FMEE) Main

Company Fleet :

This information depends on aircrafts present on Pictaero's database. They are provided for information only and may not be comprehensive.

Version Number of aircrafts
Boeing 777-2Q8/ER 3 aircrafts
ATR 72-500 (ATR-72-212A) 5 aircrafts
Boeing 737-33A 1 aircraft
Boeing 737-53A 1 aircraft
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner 2 aircrafts
Boeing 777-3Q8/ER 2 aircrafts
Boeing 737-89M 2 aircrafts
Boeing 777-39M/ER 3 aircrafts
Boeing 777-29M/LR 1 aircraft

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