Toulouse - The first Airbus A330neo of the French carrier Aircalin appeared out of the Final Assembly Line in Toulouse.
After the assembly of all sections, the aircraft has received its full livery with the airline's colors.
The New Calodenien operator will receive two Airbus A330-900 in total. Aircalin will receive its A330neos with the new livery of the airline symbolizing both the tradition and modernity of New Caledonia.
The new livery features motifs inspired by Oceanic art and the blue shades inspired by the New Caledonian lagoon, yellow and orange for the flora and biodiversity of the French archipelago.
According to the company, Aircalin's A330-900s will also act as the true ambassadors of New Caledonia.
The cabin classes have also been inspired by the emblematic colors and moods of New Caledonia. The coastline in Business Hibiscus class, the vegetation in Premium Economy class, lagoon and tradition in Economy class.
The MSN 1937, which will be registered as F-ONEO is expected to enter service in July. The A330-900s of the New Caledonian carrier will be configured to accommodate 26 passengers in Business class, 21 in Premium and 244 in Economy. 291 seats in total against the 266 (24 + 242) of the current two Airbus A330-200 in service.
Tokyo-Narita Airport will be the first destination from July 23, followed by Sydney-Kingsford Smith from August 6 and Osaka-Kansai from September 2nd.
The integration of the two new Airbus A330-900 will be a huge step forward for the airline's future network expansion. In addition to its A330neos, the company has two Airbus A320neo on order intended for regional routes to Australia, New Zealand, and the other Pacific destinations.