Air Austral will wet lease an Airbus A380 from Portuguese wet-lease specialist Hi Fly to replace its second Boeing 787-8, which is being taken out of service for three months from Aug. 24 for Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine inspections. The La Reunion-based carrier warned there could be flight schedule changes between Aug. 24 and Sept. 9, principally on its Mayotte-Paris route. The A380 in question is a former Singapore Airlines aircraft equipped with 471 seats: 12 first class, 60 business ...

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