Picture: First Air Austral 737-800

December 21: Air Austral has received its first Boeing 737-800 Next-Generation as part of its modernisation plan for its medium-haul fleet.
The aircraft is the first of two the airline has ordered to replace one 737-300 and one 737-500. Air Austral is headquartered in St. Denis, Reunion, a French Department island located east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.