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A Corsair 747 performs a final flyover at Paris Orly Airport (Photo: Paris Orly Airport / Facebook)

Air Austral Unions Concerned Over Proposed Joint Venture With Corsair

Last August,  Corsair and Air Austral — two French airlines — announced they had started talks for a possible joint venture between the two companies in a move to improve the financial viability of both their operations. At the same time, both carriers looked to reinforce the connectivity not only between Metropolitan France and the French Overseas Department of La Réunion, where Air Austral is based but also with all the other destinations served by the two airlines in Canada,…

Air Austral Takes Delivery of First A220-300

Indian Ocean-based French carrier Air Austral of France’s La Réunion has received its first Airbus A220-300 aircraft, delivered from Airbus A220 Final Assembly Line in Mirabel, Canada. The carrier expects the second and third aircraft delivery to join Air Austral fleet in the coming days. Air Austral announced the purchase…