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Air Calédonie has 368 staff and is the main airline which operates a regular service to New Caledonia's entire domestic network.

The airline was created in 1954 by a group of airline enthusiasts, Air Calédonie transported no less than 440,000 passengers and more than 1,796 tons of freight; operated 11,945 flights between March 2015 and January 2016.

Board of directors

  • Mr. Samuel HNEPEUNE, President and CEO, administrator
  • Representative of the Southern Province, Mrs. Marie-Françoise HMEUN
  • Representative of the Government of New Caledonia, Mr Gilbert TYUIENON
  • Representative of the Northern Province, Monsieur Yannick SLAMET
  • Mr.Néko HNEPEUNE, administrator
  • Mr.Grégoire BERNUT, administrator
  • Mr.Elia WALEWENE, administrator
  • Mr.Louis ESCHENBRENNER, administrator
  • Mr.Mathias WANEUX, administrator
  • Mr.Damien YEIWENE, administrator
  • Mr.Rezza WAMYTAN, administrator
  • Mr.Daniel GOA, administrator
  • Mr.Paul MAES, adminitrator
  • Mr Eugène UKEIWE, administrator

400 shareholders

  • 3 Provinces (South, North and the Loyalty Islands),
  • The government of New Caledonia,
  • Private individuals.

The Executive Comittee

  • President and CEO: Mr. Samuel HNEPEUNE
  • Administrative and Finance Director: Mr. Maxime NACHIN
  • Commercial and Marketing Director: Mrs. Marion GENTELET
  • Director Quality & Safety: Mrs. Artemis BOUYER
  • Technical Director: Mr. Michel BERTHERAT
  • Director of Ground operations: Mr. Thierry LOUET
  • Director of Flight Operations: Mr. Julien PELOILLE
  • Director of Human Resources: Mrs Valérie SALVAT

The fleet

Since December 2016, the fleet is composed of:

  • 2 ATR 72-500, with 68 seats apiece,
  • 2 ATR 72-600, with 70 seats.

The ATR 72-500 F-OIPS (PAPA SIERRA) was received on October 26, 2007 and the ATR 72-500 F-ONCL (CHARLIE LIMA) landed at Magenta aerodrome on January 31, 2004.
The first ATR 72-600 F-OZIP (INDIA PAPA) arrived in the Territory on December 10, 2016, the second ATR 72-600 F-OZLI (LIMA INDIA) was received on December 17, 2016.

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Air Calédonie provides regular domestic service in New Caledonia and aims to provide a reliable and sustainable service to guarantee the principle of vital territorial continuity to the Caledonian population and to contribute to the economic and tourist development of the territory. It offers, from Magenta-Noumea, 9 destinations among the most attractive: the Loyalty Islands (Maré, Lifou, Ouvéa and Tiga), the Isle of Pines, the Northern Province (Koné, Touho, Koumac and Bélep).

The Tiga and North flights (Touho, Koumac, Bélep) are operated by chartering a Twin Otter (DCH6) from Air Loyauté.

Domestic airports

Air Calédonie operates regular flights from Nouméa Magenta airport to:

  • The Isle of Pines - Moue airport
  • Ouvéa (Loyalty Islands) - Ouloup airport
  • Lifou (Loyalty Islands) - Wanaham airport
  • Maré (Loyalty Islands) - La Roche airport
  • Tiga (Loyalty Islands)
  • Koné
  • Touho
  • Koumac
  • Bélep

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Source: Air Calédonie