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An Airbus A220. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

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 of the three Airbus A220 aircraft in October 2019 to be a potential replacement for the carrier’s Boeing 737-800 and ATR 72-500. The airline’s new Airbus A220 jets feature a…