Air Calédonie

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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.
Air Calédonie
Air Calédonie logo.png
IATA
TY
ICAO
TPC
Callsign
AIRCAL
Founded 1954
Hubs Nouméa Magenta Airport
Fleet size 4
Destinations 9
Headquarters Nouméa Magenta Airport
Nouméa,  New Caledonia
Website air-caledonie.nc
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]

History[edit]

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.[3]

Destinations[edit]

Air Caledonie operates services to the following destinations:

Fleet[edit]

The Air Calédonie fleet includes the following aircraft (as of February 2014):[5]

Aircraft Total Passengers Note
ATR 42-500
1
48
ATR 72-500
3
68
Total 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Renouvellement de Carte Résident." Air Calédonie. Retrieved on 8 October 2009. "Aérodrome de Magenta - BP 212 98845 Nouméa - Nouvelle Calédonie"
  2. ^ "AIR CALÉDONIE CONTACTS." Air Calédonie. Retrieved on 2 October 2009.
  3. ^ a b Flight International 27 March 2007
  4. ^ Destination of Air Calédonie
  5. ^ "Air Calédonie fleet list". Retrieved 2013-03-07. 

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