Chennai added to the list of international flight destinations

Air Austral to resume flights between Reunion Island and Chennai and Air Arabia has announced the launch of a new route to Chennai

Chennai added to the list of international flight destinations
Bird's-eye view of Chennai city from Chennai Lighthouse near Marina Beach (Source: SlowPhoton)

Air Austral has confirmed the flights between Reunion Island and Chennai will resume in the next month. The airline said in a statement that it will gradually restart flights after the French Civil Aviation Authority, and Indian authorities have given their clearance.

The airline has planned twice-weekly flights on Tuesdays and Fridays, to begin with. These flights will be flown by an Airbus A320-300 jet, which is brand new in Air Austral's fleet.