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Air Madagascar strengthens its commercial aircraft fleet

After several weeks of turbulences and float notably delays as well as last canceled flights in April and May due to lack of aircrafts, the Malagasy airline, Air Madagascar, as from June should regain serenity of flights on the lines it serves.
Indeed, the second ATR 72-600 for rent will arrive this weekend in the Island and will be used for domestic routes. The date of Sunday, May 31, 2015 is thus announced in private. A Boeing 737-800 accommodating 164 passengers should also be operational before the end of next month for regional coverage of the Indian Ocean zone.
Air Madagascar officials are also negotiating on the side of Turkey's arrival at least another Boeing 737-300 to reinforce their commercial fleet which will be composed of three or four shortly Boeing 737 and four ATR 72 as well as ATR 42.


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