Thursday, January 31, 2013

► RÉUNION: Air Austral announces timetable adjustments for Hurricane Felleng.

Air AustralWith the imminent arrival of Hurricane Felleng, Réunion based carrier Air Austral (UU) has, as a precautionary, issued a revised timetable for the next few days.

Hurricane Felleng nearing La Réunion (Zinfos974)
Air Austral says it is mobilizing and organizing itself "to limit the impact of any potential disruptions." The flight program this Thursday, January 31 has also been amended.

Adaptations following program have had to be made ​​for the day Thursday, January 31:
  • La Réunion - Antananarivo: The flight to Antananarivo UU611 expected at 10:30 is cancelled. Passengers currently at the airport will be carried on flight UU341 operating with a Boeing 737-800 to Johannesburg scheduled for 15:15 (arrival in Antananarivo at 15:50). 
  • Antananarivo - La Réunion: UU612 Antananarivo - La Réunion scheduled at 12:25 (local time) is cancelled. 
  • The company offers its passengers two alternatives:
  1. Join La Réunion to Johannesburg via Antananarivo scheduled departure at 16:50 local time (01:40 arrival in La Réunion on Friday, 1 February)
  2. Refer to flight UU611 Antananarivo - La Réunion Friday, February 1 - departure at 10:30 (arrival 11:40 La Réunion) - Accommodation in Antananarivo provided by Air Austral.
  • La Réunion - Johannesburg: UU341 flight still scheduled to leave La Réunion at 15h15 and will stop in Antananarivo. It will arrive in Johannesburg at 18:50 local time. 
  • Johannesburg - La Réunion: The flight scheduled at 18:25 UU342 is reported at 19.50 (local time) - Arrival in La Réunion on Friday, February 1 at 1:40.
  • La Réunion - Paris Orly: UU976 Postponed. Passengers are to be carried on flight UU975 the same day of the originally scheduled 20:20 from St Denis.
  • Paris - La Réunion:  UU977 Passengers are to be flown on flight UU 974 the same day originally planned to Charles de Gaulle at 19:45
For further information on other flight delays, see this post on the Air Austral site.

Source [Zinfos974]