The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner Air Austral was delivered
On 24 May 2016, Boeing delivered the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner Air Austral. The aircraft was delivered from Everett's Boeing base. During this day, the first Boeing 787-8 Air Austral lands "at home", at Roland Garros Airport in Sainte-Denis, Réunion, after a flight of 16 898 kilometers.
The 2 Dreamliner, which will fly under Air Austral livery, will be configured in 2 classes: 18 seats in Business Class and 244 seats in Economy Class.
Air Austral is an airline based in 1975 and operates a fleet of 9 aircraft, including the new Dreamliner. Fly to 14 seasonal and permanent destinations, including Paris. It has the main hub at Roland Garros Airport, Sainte-Denis, Réunion.