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Australia to France via paradise, made simple


Effective immediately, Air Austral and Virgin Blue have entered into an interline agreement to offer seamless – one ticket - travel on their networks between Australia and France and the Indian Ocean.

Air Austral is common rating Year Round Economy, Premium Economy and Business class fares ex Sydney / Melbourne / Brisbane & Adelaide to the cosmopolitan French cities of Paris, Lyon, Marseille and Toulouse and the Indian Ocean.

Economy class Air Austral fares/passengers will be booked in Economy aboard Virgin Blue to/from Sydney; while Premium Economy & Business class Air Austral fares /passengers will be booked in Premium Economy aboard Virgin Blue to/from Sydney.

The agreement allows travellers who have purchased a single ticket Air Austral airfare to through check their luggage from the domestic port. Additionally, outbound Air Austral passengers will be provided a free shuttle service between the Virgin Blue terminal and the International terminals at Sydney Airport.

Air Austral will depart Sydney on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 14 April 2009. Travelling in style in a three class configuration on Boeing’s spacious 777 aircraft, the new twice weekly service will depart Sydney at 13:25 on Tuesday, arriving in Paris at 06:45 on Wednesday, and depart at 12:10 on Saturday for arrival at 05:30 on Sunday.*

Low season year round fares from Sydney / Melbourne / Brisbane & Adelaide are valid for sale immediately effect for departures 20 Sep – 15 Dec 09; inclusive of taxes/surcharges, from^:

Air Austral, the "French Airline of the Indian Ocean", has more than 30 years experience linking the French overseas island of Réunion with its neighbours.

For full fare details & fares on our Air Austral network; other Australian domestic ports the Virgin Blue network; please refer to your GDS, your preferred Consolidator &/or Ticket Centre.

For additional assistance, contact Air Austral on 1300 306 365 or

Air Austral is represented in Australia by World Aviation Systems.

* Subject to Government approval.

^ These fares are valid for sales and ticketing immediately – until further notice.

All fares are inclusive of taxes and surcharges, correct as at 31 March 2009, and are subject to availability and change.