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Aircalin


3.5 of 5 stars
45 Reviews
Headquarters: 47 rue de Sebastopo, Noumea, Grand Terre New Caledonia +687-26-55-00 Website

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Overall a positive experience on short international flight

A very good inflight product - also a new inflight entertainment system in place - no screens... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Rusanton
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Moscow
Rating summary
  • 3.5 of 5 stars
    Legroom
    3 of 5 stars
    Seat Comfort
  • 4 of 5 stars
    Customer Service
    3 of 5 stars
    Value for Money
  • 4.5 of 5 stars
    Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
    Check-in and Boarding
  • 3.5 of 5 stars
    Food and Beverage
    3 of 5 stars
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, movies)
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45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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45 reviews from our community

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English first
Moscow
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4 reviews
1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very good inflight product - also a new inflight entertainment system in place - no screens , just download an application on your mobile device before the flight and you can access many entertainment choices through USB during the flight. It was a morning departure so breakfast was served - the portion was somewhat smallish....

South Pacific Economy Noumea - Sydney
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Thank Rusanton
Nagano, Japan
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354 reviews
103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flight was good. food service on-board was a nice sandwich. Sits were fine and the 3 hours flight was o.k with no problems. I will fly it again, friendly staff.

South Pacific Economy Wallis Island - Noumea
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Thank Shlomi T
Nagano, Japan
Level Contributor
354 reviews
103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flight was great, good service, sits were o.k and food was delicious. Before the flight, food selection in the lounge were not so impressive, but acceptable.

International Business Class Noumea - Tokyo
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Thank Shlomi T
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140 reviews
55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fuss free checkin and boarding.to avoid gate issues with carry on bags they clear them at checkin. Basic in flight service but it is full service with wines and spirits, only champagne is extra. Bit slow on delivering baggage in Noumea though. Overall a god service and representing value.

South Pacific Economy Auckland - Noumea
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Thank travlbloke
Tauranga, New Zealand
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40 reviews
11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

An average flight, was very full but was served in a timely manner. Food was nice and service was ok. Not very generous with drinks and only came by once during the flight. Legroom is ok if you are a small person; otherwise definitely book an aisle seat. No in flight entertainment so be prepared and bring something to keep...

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South Pacific Economy Noumea - Auckland

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Thank mirjamjon
Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews
1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Excellent flight, all aspects went smoothly. Wouldn't hesitate to fly with them again! Nice food on both trips.

South Pacific Economy Auckland - Noumea
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Thank Catherine F
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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78 reviews
21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Due to an administrative problem, we could not take the Air New Zealand flight we were booked on and flew from Noumea to Auckland on Aircalin instead. It was a very average uneventful flight and we landed in Auckland on schedule.

South Pacific Economy Noumea - Auckland
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Thank Maioha
Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Loved this small local airline. Bring your own device for in-flight entertainment and don't expect too many extras. The food was really delicious. Their planes are new but they don't seem to come with all the added bells and whistles.The crew, however, are wonderful, happy, relaxed and our holiday seemed to start as soon as we got on board.

South Pacific Economy Melbourne - Noumea
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Thank Kaz K
Melbourne
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128 reviews
44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Our flight from Melbourne to Noumea had the atmosphere of s party bus thanks to very friendly a X fun flight attendants. Plenty of good food and drink

South Pacific Economy Melbourne - Noumea
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Thank abbiestar
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Flights from Melb. in winter are usually iffy due to high winds etc, but this would have to be one of the smoothest flights I have taken. Food average, staff smiling.

International Economy Melbourne - Noumea
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Thank Anna C
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“I guess the product reminds me AF but surprisings SB is better nowadays, at least in terms of cabin crew friendliness.”
 of 5 stars Rusanton, 2 days ago | Read review
“None really”
 of 5 stars Maioha, Aug 3, 2016 | Read review
“Choisir des places dans l'allée - plus pratique pour allez aux toilettes -”
 of 5 stars claudemaya, 2 days ago | Read review
“Pas de soucis avec cette compagnie”
 of 5 stars fargierh, Aug 3, 2016 | Read review
“air Calin jusqu' a Sydney puris Ethiad ou Emirates”
 of 5 stars brunocal1, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
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About Aircalin
A French airline based in New Caledonia, Aircalin (SB) operates from a hub at La Tontouta International Airport (NOU). Aircalin flies to a dozen destinations in Australia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Vanuatu, and the Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands. The airline also has codeshare agreements with Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Korean Air and Qantas. Its fleet consists of Airbus A320 and Airbus A330-200 planes configured with two cabins: Hibiscus Class, or Business Class, and Economy Class.

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