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  • Miscellaneous

Air Austral operates EVASAN flights between Reunion Island and Paris

With the support of the French health authorities (DSAC OI, ARS and SAMU), the airline had undertaken a technical and operational feasibility study to operate long-haul flights for evacuation. This aims  at unclogging health services in Reunion Island and Mayotte (Indian Ocean).

These operations require specific know-h… read more

  • Flights

Réunion Island from Lyon starting from summer 2021

The Lyonnais will be able to explore Reunion Island (and Mayotte) starting from next summer.  In order to facilitate access to the Indian Ocean for  the inhabitants of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, Corsair will offer a program of flights  from Lyon to Réunion  twice a week  from Juneread more

  • Accomodation

Radisson Hotel Group remains on track with its robust African expansion

Radisson Hotel Group has made Africa the center of its growth strategy and aims to reach around 150 hotels in operation and under development by 2025. Ahead of its five year plan, the company continues its transformation and seeks to cement its leadership across the continent but also aims to be recognized as one of the top three h… read more

  • Cruise

Holland America Line’s bucket list

Holland America Line’s Grand Voyages are made for dreamers, adventurers and explorers seeking to discover new cultures and illuminating experiences. The quest for destination immersion continues with Holland America Line’s 2022 Grand Africa Voyage, 2023 Grand World Voyage and 2023 Grand South America & Antarctica Voyage, which … read more

  • Flights

Air Austral’s first A220 leaves Airbus' paintshop

Air Austral’s very first Airbus A220 has been spotted outside the paintshop with its paintwork all complete. Along with a beautifully adorned body and azure blue engine surrounds, the aircraft’s tail is something very special. Air Austral plans to launch its first flights with the aircraft in late February.

The aircraft is, a… read more

  • Flights

NS 2021: Air France to serve Reunion Island from both Paris airports

Air France is increasing its service to the French Overseas Departments. This summer, the company will operate flights between the French Caribbean (Pointe-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe and Fort-de-France in Martinique), French Guiana (Cayenne) and Reunion Island (Saint-Denis de La Réunion) and Paris-Charles de Gaulle, in addition to its frequen… read more

  • Flights

Air Austral postpones Johannesburg-Réunion route

Air Austral has postponed the reintroduction of its Johannesburg-Réunion service from December 20 to January 19.

A spokesperson from the airline confirmed that the Johannesburg flight was now planned to restart on January 19, and that flights between Réunion and Seychelles and Réunion and Antananarivo, Nosy Be and Tolanaro in… read more

  • Flights

Air Austral restarts JNB flights

Air Austral plans to reintroduce flights between Johannesburg and St Denis in Réunion on December 22, just in time for Christmas.

The airline was granted approval by the SACAA to reintroduce flights to South Africa toward the end of October. According to the schedule reflecting in the GDS, Air Austral will initially introduce… read more

  • Destinations

Reopening of borders: no news until January 15

Nothing is expected to move at the Mauritian borders until January 15 of next year.

So the government decided. In a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen), sent by the Department of Civil Aviation, Monday, to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), he announces a new extension of the border closure to commercial flights, with a few … read more

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