14 Apr 2010

Air Austral marks one year of New Caledonia service

12:54 pm on 14 April 2010

The La Reunion-based carrier, Air Austral, has marked its first year of linking New Caledonia with France by offering 200 heavily discounted return tickets.

As part of its promotion, Air Austral has offered 200 tickets for less than 120 US dollars plus tax each.

Air Austral says it has carried 60,000 passengers between parts of the Paris-Noumea link.

It says its target is to get a 20 percent market share by 2012.