The Caledonian Company Aircalin will resume its connection between Nouméa and Melbourne from next December 8, after having suspended it in March 2020 at the time of the Covid pandemic.
To the rhythms of three weekly rotationson Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays, the flights will be operated in Airbus A320neo brand new -during the holiday season, Friday flights will be exceptionally postponed to Thursday, December 21, 28, 2023 and January 4, 2024. On the outward journey, the flight will take off at 8:00 a.m. from Noumea to arrive in Melbourne at 12 p.m. On the return, it will leave Melbourne at 1.30 p.m., returning to Noumea at 5.05 p.m.
” Flights will be operated on our brand new Airbus A320neo, which offer state-of-the-art seats and the latest LED HD touchscreen televisions with an improved interactive system offering over 90 programs and a USB socket to charge electronic devices “, declares Aircalin in its press release, also recalling that passengers bound for Nouméa will be able to book domestic flights within the Caledonian archipelago, to destinations such as Lifou, Ouvéa and the Isle of Pines, operated by Air Caledonie in codeshare with Aircalin.
In addition, Aircalin will offer a second weekly flight on the Nouméa – Nandi (Fiji) – Papeete (French Polynesia) triangular axis. From December 6, a Nouméa-Nandi-Papeete rotation will indeed be scheduled every Wednesday, with a departure at 8 a.m. from Nouméa and a return at 7 a.m. from Papeete the next day.