This article is about Air Calédonie, the domestic airline of New Caledonia. For Air Calédonie International, see Aircalin. For the defunct California airline with the same name as the callsign, see AirCal.
Société Calédonienne de Transports Aériens, operating asAir Calédonie, is the domestic airline for New Caledonia, headquartered on the grounds of Magenta Airport in Nouméa. It operates scheduled passenger and cargo flights from Nouméa to 10 destinations in New Caledonia. Its main base is Magenta Airport (GEA).
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 had 225 employees as of March 2007.