Following a conference of the Board of Directors associated with Air Madagascar, the airline, subsequent an extensive search for a strategic partner plus investor, has recommended to the authorities of Madagascar that Reunion’ ersus home airline, Air Austral, be looked at as the preferred airline.
There has been sustained speculation over the forthcoming privatization exercise of the Malagasy nationwide airline after seven carriers had been shortlisted, Air Austral among them.
Air Madagascar has also obtained a renewal of the coveted IOSA certification while the European Union’ ersus EASA, short for European Modern aviation Safety Agency, has renewed their particular EASA Part 145 approvals for that airline, a major accomplishment since getting out of the notorious EU aviation dark list some time ago.
Air Austral and Air Madagascar are already cooperating with a code-shared airline flight to China, and once the government within Antananarivo approves the deal both Re-union, where Air Austral is based, plus Madagascar, they are expected to reap main benefits through increased air travel.
Air Austral, through their particular subsidiary EWA Air based in Mayotte, now also offers an once-a-week link with Tanzania’ s commercial capital, Conceder es Salaam, although passengers away from St . Denis Roland Garros Airport terminal need to change planes in Mayotte for the final sector.
In a related development, it was furthermore learned that Air Austral apparently programs to launch flights to Brand new York’ s JFK.
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