Air Austral and Engine Alliance Sign Agreements

Air Austral and the Engine Alliance finalized agreements for the purchase of GP7200 engines and a 10-year Fleet Management Agreement to cover the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engines that will power Air Austral’s two A380 aircraft. The total value of the deal is worth more than $240M (USD) at list prices. Air Austral is based in Saint Denis, La Reunion. Air Austral plans to operate its A380 aircraft in a single, economy class configuration on its high-volume route from La Reunion to Paris, France, through a subsidiary airline working under a low-cost model.

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