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Getting to know Air Austral

Originally founded in 1974 As Reunion Air Services it began to expand into regional services and renamed Air Reunion in 1986, in 1990 Air Reunion was purchased and renamed Air Austral. Since then the airline has expanded its reach into Africa, Europe and even Asia.

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Why fly with Air Austral

  • In operation for over 40 years since its founding in 1975
  • It is Réunion's first commercial airline

Baggage policy

Passengets have a free checked baggage allowance of 2 pieces of luggage with a certain weight limit depending on your following cabin class

Regional flights
  • Loisers: 25 kgs
  • Confort: 30 kgs
  • Club Austral: 40 kgs
International flights
  • Loisers: 25 kgs
  • Confort: 35 kgs
  • Club Austral: 40 kgs

Cartons and boxes are accepted under certain conditions and may be refused at check-in if not properly packed. Sum of the three dimensions (length x width x height) must not exceed 300 cm

Check in

Passengers of Air Austral are encouraged to check in 45mins before departure time for regional flights, while 2 - 3 hours before international flights

Passengers are able to check in at the airport or online via their website.

Cabin Classes

Air Austral offer its clients the choice of 3 cabin options, Loisers (economy), Confort (premium economy), Club Austral (Business class)

Air Austral operated from its base at Ronald Gorros Aiport in St. Denis, Reunion and services over 8 destinations across Africa and Europe namely:

  • Bangkok
  • Johannesburg
  • Mahe
  • Dzaoudzi
  • Mahebourg
  • Antananarivo
  • Chennai
  • Paris
  • Moroni

Fleet information

Air Austral services its routes with a fleet of 8 aircrafts that consist of the following models

  • Airbus A380-800
  • ATR 72-500
  • Boeing 737-800
  • Boeing 737-300QC
  • Boeing 777-300ER
  • Boeing 787-8
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The information on this page is correct as of February 2016. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.

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