Aircalin experiences a year of strong growth

first_imgAircalin Airbus A320. Image credit: AircalinAircalin, New Caledonia’s international airline, has recently released its 2015 full year statistics, which reveal a huge increase in passenger numbers and revenue compared to 2014 figures.Throughout 2015, the airline experienced tremendous growth, with a 25 per cent increase in passengers flying out of Australia and a 26 per cent increase in revenue.Aircalin has been working closely with New Caledonia Tourism, New Caledonian hoteliers and local operators to help continue the growth of the inbound leisure market flying from Australia.In recent years, new arrivals and refurbishments to the country’s hotel industry has enhanced New Caledonia’s international appeal.In 2014, New Caledonia welcomed the largest resort ever constructed outside of the capital city of Nouméa, the Sheraton Deva Resort & Spa, which boasts an 18-hole international golf course.The country also saw the refurbishment of Le Meridien Noumea and the introduction of the Hilton brand into New Caledonia.Founded in 1983, Aircalin is New Caledonia’s international airline, operating flights to the Pacific Region countries and providing a gateway to the world.With its fleet of Airbus A330-200 and A320 aircrafts, Aircalin operates 22 international flights to 11 destinations from Noumea: Tokyo, Osaka, Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Auckland, Port-Vila, Nadi, Wallis, Futuna and Papeete. Fly AircalinSource = ETB Travel News: Brittney Levinsonlast_img read more