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Air Madagascar is an airline based in Antananarivo, Madagascar. It is the national airline operating services to Europe, Asia and neighbouring African and Indian Ocean island cities. It also operates an extensive domestic network. Its main base is Ivato International Airport (TNR), Antananarivo. A Boeing 747-400 belonging to Virgin Atlantic Airways, one of the UKs largest airlines. ... Antananarivo, Madagascar Antananarivo, Madagascar Antanànarìvo (pronounced IPA [æntəˌnænəˈɹiːvoʊ] or [ɑːntəˌnɑːnəˈɹiːvoʊ]), population 1,403,449 (2001 census), is the capital of Madagascar, in Antananarivo province. ... World map showing Europe Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

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Code data

  • IATA Code: MD
  • ICAO Code: MDG
  • Callsign: Air Madagascar

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History

The airline was established on 11 January 1963 and started operations on 16 October 1962. It had originally been formed under the name Madair by the government of the then new Malagasy Republic and Air France and changed its name to Air Madagascar in 1962. During the 1980s and 1990s, Air Madagascar possessed one Boeing 747. After severe problems in the 2000 to 2002 period the airline was restructured with assistance from Lufthansa Consulting. In late-2004, the airline unveiled a revised colour scheme. The airline is owned by the Malagasy government (89.56%), privately held (6.97%) and Air France (3.78%). It employs 1392 staff. January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article is about the country; for the movie see Madagascar (movie) Madagascar is an island nation in the Indian Ocean, off the eastern coast of Africa. ... Air France Boeing 747 Air France (Compagnie Nationale Air France) is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. Before the take-over of KLM, it was essentially the national airline of France, employing 71,654 people (at January 2005). ... The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ... The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ... Singapore Airlines Boeing 747-412 The Boeing 747, commonly called the Jumbo Jet, is one of the most recognizable modern airliners and is the largest airliner currently in airline service. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lufthansa (Deutsche Lufthansa AG) is the largest German airline company, and one of the biggest in the world. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Services

Air Madagascar operates the following services (at January 2005): 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

  • Domestic scheduled destinations: Ambanja, Ambatomainty, Ambatondrazaka, Analalava, Ankavandra, Antalaha, Antananarivo, Antsalova, Antsiranana, Antsohihy, Belo, Besalampy, Farafangana, Fianarantsoa, Fort Dauphin, Maintirano, Majunga, Mampikony, Manakara, Mananara, Mananjary, Mandritsara, Manja, Maroantsetra, Morafenobe, Morombe, Morondava, Nossi-Be, Port Berge, Sambava, Soalala, Ste Marie, Tamatave, Tambohorano, Tsaratanana, Tsiroanomandidy, Tulear and Vohemar.

Antananarivo, Madagascar Antananarivo, Madagascar Antanànarìvo (pronounced IPA [æntəˌnænəˈɹiːvoÊŠ] or [ɑːntəˌnɑːnəˈɹiːvoÊŠ]), population 1,403,449 (2001 census), is the capital of Madagascar, in Antananarivo province. ... Antsiranana, named Diégo-Suarez prior to 1975, is a city at the northern tip of Madagascar, in Antsiranana province. ... Belo (pronounced BEE-low) NYSE: BLC is a Dallas, Texas-based media company that owns 20 television stations, four daily newspapers and two regional cable television news channels. ... Fianarantsoa is a city in the Fianarantsoa Province of southeastern Madagascar. ... Fort Dauphin, was built in 1741 near Winnipegosis, Manitoba with Pierre Gaultier de La Vérendrye in charge of constuction. ... Manakara is a city located in the province of Fianarantsoa in Madagascar. ... Fivondronana in the autonomous province of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar. ... Morondava is a city located in the province of Toliara in Madagascar. ... Nosy Be (also Nossi-bé) is an island just off the northwest coast of Madagascar. ... Toamasina (Masc. ... Bangkok from the Chao Phraya River at sunset, July 2004 The Wat Phra Kaew temple Bangkok Metropolitan Administration building Bangkok, known in Thai as Krung Thep ( (help· info)), or Krung Thep Maha Nakhon ( (help· info), IPA: ), is the capital and largest city of Thailand, with an official 1990 census population... Dzaoudzi is a town located on the island of Pamandzi in Mayotte. ... City motto: Unity in Development Province Gauteng Mayor Amos Masondo Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ... Milan (Italian: Milano; Milanese dialect: Milán) is the main city in northern Italy, and is located in the plains of Lombardy, the most populated and developed region in Italy. ... Moroni is the largest city of the Comores and since 1962 has also been its capital. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Saint-Denis de la Réunion, (or just Saint-Denis or St-Denis for short) is the préfecture (administrative capital) of the French overseas département Réunion. ...

Fleet

The Air Madagascar consists of the following aircraft (at July 2005):

On 15 June 2005 the airline ordered two new ATR 72-500 aircraft and one ATR 42-500 aircraft (with options on two further ATR 42-500s) to replace its three current ATR 42-300s. The ATR 72s would be delivered in late 2005 with the ATR 42 following in mid-2006 (ref: Air International, July 2005). Air Canada Boeing 767-300 British Airways Boeing 767-300 The Boeing 767 is a commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular medium range - narrow body commercial passenger jet aircraft. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular medium range - narrow body commercial passenger jet aircraft. ... Categories: Stub | International airliners 1980-1989 ... Categories: Stub | International airliners 1980-1989 ... A West Coast Air Twin Otter rigged as a floatplane Air Labrador Twin Otter The DHC-6 Twin Otter is a 20-seat STOL feederliner and utility aircraft developed by de Havilland Canada. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The ATR 72 is a twin-turboprop short-haul regional airliner built in France by the ATR company (Avions de Transport gional). ... Categories: Stub | International airliners 1980-1989 ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Air Madagascar
  • Air Madagascar Boeing Fleet Detail
  • Air Madagascar Passenger Opinions


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  Results from FactBites:
 
Air Madagascar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (306 words)
Air Madagascar is an airline based in Antananarivo, Madagascar.
It had originally been formed under the name Madair by the government of the then new Malagasy Republic and Air France and changed its name to Air Madagascar in 1962.
During the 1980s and 1990s, Air Madagascar possessed one Boeing 747.
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