Réunion Island leisure carrier Air Austral has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787, becoming the first French operator of the type. Van Rex Gallard, Boeing Commercial Airplanes VP-sales Latin America, Caribbean and Africa said, “The Dreamliner will complement Air Austral’s growing long-haul fleet, made up of 777s and now a 787, as well as its transcontinental network to Europe and Asia.” Air Austral announced an order for two 787-8 Dreamliners in 2015. Air ...

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