"It makes sense that too early morning flights can not encourage people to travel. And the current situation, with the insecurity that is gaining ground, is not at all conducive to late night flights, "said Hugues Ratsiferana, CEO of Air Madagascar during a meeting with the press.
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This new approach is part of Air Madagascar's new vision of the company in its air transport activities. This is to serve the development. That's why she decided to create regional airports bursting, also called hub in the jargon of the professionals in this sector, Morondava, Toamasina and Antsohihy. From these hubs, flights to other destinations representing specific potential will be operated. The recovery of the flight to Mananara north, for example, is already the implementation of this reorganization. Passengers arriving at Toamasina with larger aircraft and transported to Mananara north of the Twin Otter. "We will go where there is sufficient demand. Thus, tourist attractions can be locked open all year, "says CEO.
Air Madagascar will therefore soon inaugurate flights to destinations rather unexpected. Information on the establishment of a line-Ambatondrazaka Toamasina, for example, is already circulating. Famous attractions such as Bekopaka, the Tsingy of Bemaraha Andavadaoka and may also be served by small aircraft of the national company from Morondava or Antsohihy. The idea of ??setting up a flight that will circle the island is also being developed.
Internationally, a project of setting up a flight to India in partnership with the Seychelles is also under consideration. But officials still are looking at present on whether this market. In addition, Air Madagascar is finalizing a partnership with a major company that is still kept secret in order to schedule daily flights to Paris.
Ambitious projects, therefore, for the national carrier but faces a major problem. This is the capacity of the current fleet of Air Madagascar which employs quite limited. But company officials have announced the arrival of a new device in 2012. In addition, the number of flights has been reduced by 30% so you can focus efforts to major destinations in the home network. This also allowed to have flights Reserve today.