- Air Austral
airline = Air Austral
fleet_size = 7 (+3 orders)
destinations = 16
IATA = UU
ICAO = REU
callsign = REUNION
founded = 1987
headquarters = St Denis
Roland Garros Airport
frequent_flyer = Indigo Card, Capricorn
website = http://www.air-austral.com/
Air Austral is an
airlinebased in St Denis, Réunion, France. It operates scheduled and non-scheduled services from Réunion. Its main base is Roland Garros Airport, St Denis.
The airline was established in October
1974and started operations in March 1975. It was originally known as Réunion Air Service and was renamed in 1987to Air Réunion and again in 1990to Air Austral. Services to Paris were introduced on 28 June 2003. Next summer, the company will serve Sydney and Nouméa from the 1st April 2009. It has been granted rights to operate to other cities in southern and East Africa and the Indian Ocean on a non-scheduled basis. [cite web |title=Air Austral history |url=http://www.air-austral.com/air-austral-history.html |accessdate=2008-09-15 ]
The Air Austral fleet includes the following aircraft:
Frequent Flyer Program
Air Austral's frequent flyer program is called Capricorne, referring to the line of latitude.
* [http://www.air-austral.com Air Austral]
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