Air Austral

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1975 : Birth of Reunion commercial aviation, Mr Gérard Ethève creates Réunion Air Service.

1977 : RAS inaugurates the first route between Reunion Island and Mayotte with a HS-748 equipped with 32 seats.

1986 : Reunion Air Service becomes air Reunion.

Octobre 1990 : The airliner activity of Air Reunion is repurchased by SEMATRA with financials partners. The capital is simultaneously opened with Air France, financial institution and locals privates interests.

November 1990 : Air Réunion becomes Air Austral, French regional airline company in Indian Ocean.

Juin 2003 : Air Austral develops its activities towards the long-distance carrier by opening the route Reunion - Paris Charles de Gaulle, with two Boeing 777-200 ER.

July 2005 : Opening of a new route between Reunion and Marseille. Air Austral operates the Boeing 777-200 ER to serve Mayotte.

November 2005 : Opening of a new route between Reunion and Lyon (via Marseille.

March 2007 : Opening of a new route between Reunion and Toulouse (via Marseille).

April 2008: new uniforms for their staff and crew members. Air Austral has retained the prestigious Parisian label Balenciaga.

August 2008: introduction of the new ATR 72-500 aircraft, registered F-OZSE. ZSE is the international code for the Saint-Pierre Pierrefonds airport.

In order to improve, their company will identify, evaluate, analyze all the risks associated with its daily operations and implements all the actions to manage those risks to ensure a high level of security and safety.

Air Austral conforms to the most demanding standards of air transport: French, European and international benchmark EASA IOSA

Air Austral, ensure your safety and quality of services offered are top priorities. Air Austral has put in place a program of flight safety, a "quality assurance" and a "Safety".


Air Austral
4, rue de Nice - 97400

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