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Aircalin


3.5 of 5 bubbles
61 Reviews
Headquarters: 47 rue de Sebastopol, Noumea, Grand Terre BP 3736 New Caledonia +687-26-55-00 Website
Rating summary
  • 3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Legroom
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Seat Comfort
  • 4 of 5 bubbles
    Customer Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Value for Money
  • 4 of 5 bubbles
    Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Check-in and Boarding
  • 3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Food and Beverage
    3 of 5 bubbles
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, movies)
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Melbourne, Australia
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97 reviews
65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There was a lot to like about this flight and I would certainly recommend the airline to fellow Trip Advisor travellers. The seats while not set in shells were wide, comfortable and offered plenty of leg room. Service was superb: attentive and charming. Entertainment was woeful. We accepted the offer of use of ipads, but the choice of music and...

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South Pacific Business Class Melbourne - Noumea

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Sydney, Australia
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102 reviews
86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a Qantas Platinum frequent flyer and travel extensively on many airlines for business and leisure. First time on Aircalin and super impressed. Travelled with family. Service on the plane impeccable. Regular drink service. Fine hot meal. Acceptable streamed entertainment for 2.75 hour flight. The flight was packed but still everything was very smooth. Recommended.

South Pacific Economy Sydney - Noumea
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Calais, France
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was my second experience with Air Calin and this year it was so good I had to write a review. The flights were on time with a helpful and friendly service, especially the return from Nouméa on Tuesday 25th October. The breakfast served was delicious and I was very happy to be able to have bacon, something no longer...

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South Pacific Economy Sydney - Noumea

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122 reviews
72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Funnily enough even though we departed from Australia all of the announcements were in French and no English leaving us wondering what was happening. Once on board the staff speak both English and French. Short flight with no in flight entertainment, food was average as with most flights. Service was friendly and efficient. I travel this route regularly for business...

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South Pacific Economy Brisbane - Noumea

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Hong Kong, China
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528 reviews
130 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Relatively short flight and no point to take biz class ( the premium was excessive ). Service was OK and nothing to complaint or recommend....

South Pacific Economy Sydney - Noumea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We found the whole experience of flying Aircalin enjoyable. All staff were friendly and helpful from checkin to departure to leaving. The meals were great with a French theme

International Economy Melbourne - Noumea
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Moscow
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10 reviews
2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

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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Nagano, Japan
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409 reviews
109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

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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Nagano, Japan
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409 reviews
109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

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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162 reviews
67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 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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“I guess the product reminds me AF but surprisings SB is better nowadays, at least in terms of cabin crew friendliness.”
 of 5 bubbles MAmoscow, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“None really”
 of 5 bubbles Maioha, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“旅行社ではなく航空会社のWEBでチケット予約しました。10日ほど前にビジネスシートのオークション参加資格がありますと案内メールが来ました。 最低入札価格が片道4万円以上したので諦めましたが深夜便だったため180フラットシートはかなり魅力的でした。”
 of 5 bubbles 程原香, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Difficile de faire autrement position de monopole”
 of 5 bubbles 328jeanmichelp, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Attention si vous faites plus de 1m85 cette compagnie n'est pas pour vous !!!”
 of 5 bubbles holidays508, 13 Dec 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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