18-Nov-2009 8:43 AM

Air Austral confirms 840-seat A380 order, signs engine agreement

Air Austral formalised (17-Nov-2009) an agreement with Airbus to purchase two A380 aircraft. The aircraft will be configured with 840 seats in single class configuration on the high-density route from La Réunion to Paris. Air Austral has also talked of operating to Australia. The carrier also reaffirmed its selection of Engine Alliance GP7200 engines to power its two Airbus A380 aircraft, including a 10-year Fleet Management MRO agreement. [more - Airbus] [more - Engine Alliance]

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