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Air Caraïbes takes delivery of its first ATR 72-600

Air Caraïbes' first ATR 72-600

Air Caraïbes took delivery of its first ATR 72-600 on December 12, 2016. The aircraft, the pictured F-WWEV became F-OSIX (msn 1384) when it was handed over in Toulouse and sports a new livery for Air Caraïbes Simply.

The aircraft is part of an order for three ATR 72-600s, placed in 2014 and delivery of which will continue until 2019.

The new 74-seater ATR 72-600s have 4 more seats than the current ATR 72-500s in operation, enabling the company to increase its capacity throughout its entire regional network.

To date, Air Caraïbes operates its ATR aircraft on various connections between Pointe-à-Pitre, Fort-de-France, Saint-Martin, and Saint-Lucia, as well as on longer routes to Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).

Copyright Photo: Air Caraibes Simply ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-600) F-WWEV (F-OSIX) (msn 1384) TLS (Eurospot). Image: 936090. (Eurospot). Image: 936090.

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Air Caraïbes orders three Airbus A350-1000s

Air Caraibes A350-1000 (00)(Flt)(Airbus)(LRW)

Air Caraïbes Atlantique Airlines (Guadeloupe) has signed a firm contract with Airbus for three A350-1000s, the largest member of Airbus’ new generation A350XWB Family. As previously reported, the airline will also lease three new A350-900s from ILFC. The aircraft will enter into service between 2016 and 2022.

The Air Caraïbes’ A350-1000s will seat 439 passengers in three classes, and the -900 will seat 387 passengers. The aircraft will be operated on the airline’s routes from Paris to Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Marteen, Haïti, Saint-Domingue and French Guyana which are currently flown by five A330s.

Image: Airbus.

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Air Caraibes to lease three Airbus A350-900s from ILFC

International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), a wholly owned subsidiary of American International Group, Inc., announced today that it has reached an agreement with French Caribbean carrier Air Caraïbes Atlantique Airlines (Guadeloupe) to lease three new Airbus A350-900s. The aircraft have an anticipated delivery timeline between 2016 and 2018, and will be operated on the airline’s long-haul route network.

Copyright Photo: Andi Hiltl/AirlinersGallery.com. The new aircraft is expected to replace the older Airbus A330s. Air Caraibes’ (2nd) Airbus A330-323X F-OONE (msn 965) departs from Zurich.

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Air Caraibes to start St. Maarten-Paris (Orly) nonstop service of December 12

Air Caraibes (2nd) (Pointe-a-Pitre) will start twice-weekly Airbus A330 service between St. Maarten and Paris (Orly) on December 12.

News link:

news.caribseek.com/Sint_Maarten/The_Daily_Herald/article_83167.shtml