Ewa Air connects Mayotte 737. with reunion

The air Line EWA air opened two new connections between Dzaoudzi and Reunion Island, towards Saint-Pierre and to St. Denis, operates in his new Boeing 737-800.

Since December 21, 2021, Air Austral’s Mahorese subsidiary has been offering two flights per week between its base in Dzaoudzi-Pamandzi and the airport of Saint-Pierre-Pierrefonds, and two more to the airport from Saint-Denis-Gillot, operated by Boeing 737-800, which can accommodate 183 passengers in Economy Class. The first route is offered on Tuesday and Saturday and the second on Monday and Friday, in competition with Air Austral and Corsair and with prices from 129 euros round-trip.

Ewa Air uses the 737-800 registered F-ONGA leased from Air Austral and returning from Warsaw where its cabin was modified and a new design was added to the fuselage. This aircraft has already been chartered for Corsair International between the two islands of the Indian Ocean; this should be the case again next February. According to referencesThe 737 is “operated by Air Austral pilots who are paid on Air Austral terms and in the cabin, hostesses and stewards from Ewa …

« With the integration of the 737-800 from Air Austral in the form of a leasing contract, Ewa will become one in a few days renewed fleet of 3 devices of young generations and perfectly adapted to the constraints in Mayotte », Explained the airline at the beginning of December, which already has two ATR 72-600 with 64 seats.

Recall that an alliance project between Air Austral and Corsair was revealed and unveiled last August. Corsair’s charter of the Boeing single aisle was with one Lack of pilots : At the end of November, she stated that “the prolongation of the crisis and the decline in flight activity in the first half of 2021, combined with the saturation of training resources (availability of instructors and simulators) for ground and flight training, caused a delay in the training program”.

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