in Route Planning & Tourism

First successful flight between Réunion Island, Fort Dauphin and Tulear

Posted 6 December 2018 · Add Comment

The first flight of Air Austral and Air Madagascar partner airlines to Fort Dauphin and Tulear flew successfully on Monday, December 3, 2018

 An official delegation was present during this flight comprised of Malagasy Finance Minister , the President of the Board of Directors of Air Madagascar, the General Manager of Air Madagascar and the President and CEO of Air Austral.

Air Madagascar and Air Austral thus take a new step towards the success of their strategic partnership. This flight represents an unprecedented air bridge, between the South Malagasy and the Reunion Island.
 
The La Réunion - Fort Dauphin - Tulea link will  be operated jointly by B737-800s of the two airlines.
 
"This new link opens up new prospects for opening up the cities of Tulear and Fort Dauphin , which will be beneficial to many other cities of southern Madagascar", said Vonintsalama Andriambololona, Minister of Finance of Madagascar.
 
"The opening of this route is a fundamental step forward in anchoring our positions in the Indian Ocean. It is a win-win partnership, based on principles of balance and reciprocity for the benefit of our customers and more broadly for the benefit of travelers within the Indian Ocean ", underlined Marie Joseph Malé, Air Austral CEO.
 
"We pursue with energy, enthusiasm, passion and success our roadmap, with a fundamental objective in mind, the recovery of the Malagasy national company through the success of our strategic partnership", concluded Besoa Razafimaharo, General Manager of Air Madagascar.
* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Airbus and Air Austral sign purchase agreement for three A220s

Air Austral has signed a firm order for three A220 aircraft, Airbus newest family member.

African carriers see fastest growth of any region in August for air freight

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), contracted by 3.9% in August 2019, compared to the same period in

Air Austral training school obtains DGAC approval

The Air Austral Training School has officially received the DGAC approval for the practical examination of the CCA (Cabin Crew Certificate).

Ethiopian Airlines signs repair management contract with AJW Group

AJW Group has extended its long-term relationship with Ethiopian Airlines with a contract for the maintenance and repair of parts.

Is the African aviation industry ready to adopt Blockchain technology?

Given the ever-growing global interest in blockchain within aviation, it is clear that this is more than just a passing trend for the industry. This is according to Maneesh Jaikrishna, Vice-President, India and Sub-Continent, Dubai,

Embraer’s E190-E2 programme named 2019 PMI Project of the Year

Embraer’s E190-E2 has received the prestigious 2019 PMI Project of the Year Award in a ceremony held in Philadelphia, PA, USA.

AVAFA20SK2207050320
See us at
AVMENA20 BT1309100620Dubai AS BT2006211119AVAFA20BT2207050320