Taste New Caledonia
Aircalin, New Caledonia’s international airline, provides a taste of this wonderful country as soon as you step on board, with a relaxing atmosphere that is a combination of real Melanesian hospitality combined with true French class.
Aircalin has a modern Airbus fleet comprising of Airbus A330 wide body and A320 narrow body aircraft, each offering economy and business classes.
The word calin in French means a hug, which reflects the airline’s attitude. Cabin service managers and flight attendants do the utmost to ensure that flying is comfortable and enjoyable.
From Australia, Aircalin offers a total of 12 direct flights per week from three major cities – Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne (on Aircalin flight numbers) with additional cities serviced by our domestic codeshare partners to connect with Aircalin’s international services.
New Caledonia has been described as one of the finest French gourmet experiences outside of France, and gives a real taste of this delicious experience. High quality food is a priority and on-board menus feature selections of both international and Melanesian specialities. All meals are served with a selection of beverages including fine French wines.
Depending on the aircraft type, a full entertainment program is provided either through the personal screens, portable devices (after downloading the Aircalin Player APP) or on centralised screens.
Economy class on Aircalin is in a league of its own, with aircraft specially configured to give passengers the maximum individual space available, ensuring relaxation and comfort.
Aircalin’s premium Business Class, the Hibiscus cabin, is ideal for the luxury and business traveller looking to fly in greater style. With dedicated cabin and service managers, priority boarding, French champagne and access to club lounges, Hibiscus Class passengers experience a smooth and comfortable flight.
New Caledonia is one of Australia’s nearest neighbours, situated just 1,200kms east of Queensland. This makes New Caledonia an easy flight from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, with a journey time of between two and under four hours.