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Air Calédonie
IATA
TY
ICAO
TPC
Callsign
AIRCAL
Founded 1954
Hubs Magenta Airport
Fleet size 4
Destinations 11
Headquarters New Caledonia Nouméa, New Caledonia
Key people
Website air-caledonie.nc:8080/en/
An Air Calédonie aircraft landing at Nouméa Magenta Airport in New Caledonia.

Société Calédonienne de Transports Aériens, operating as Air Calédonie, is the domestic airline for New Caledonia, headquartered on the grounds of Magenta Airport in Nouméa.[1][2] It operates scheduled passenger and cargo flights from Nouméa to 10 destinations in New Caledonia. Its main base is Magenta Airport (GEA).[3]

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History

The airline was established in 1954 and started operations on 25 September 1955 as Transpac. It changed its name to Air Caledonie in 1968. The New Caledonian Territorial government became the majority shareholder during a major refinancing operation in 1969. The airline is owned by New Caledonia government (50.28%), Islands Provinces (43.31%), private investors (4.32%) and Air France (2.09%). It has 225 employees (at March 2007)[3].

Air Caledonie uses Aeropack as their airline management system, developed by Travel Technology Interactive, a European company based in Paris, France.

Destinations

Air Caledonie operates services to the following domestic scheduled destinations (at March 2005): Bélep Island, L'Île-des-Pins, Koné, Koumac, Lifou, Maré, Nouméa, Ouvéa, Tiga, La Tontouta and Touho.

Fleet

The Air Calédonie fleet includes the following aircraft (as of December 2009):[4]

External links

References

  1. ^ "Renouvellement de Carte Résident." Air Calédonie. Retrieved on 8 October 2009.
  2. ^ "AIR CALÉDONIE CONTACTS." Air Calédonie. Retrieved on 2 October 2009.
  3. ^ a b Flight International 27 March 2007
  4. ^ [Air Calédonie fleet list at ch-aviation.ch. Retrieved 2009-12-27.]
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