Technical Failure of Air Madagascar’s newly acquired Airbus340

Air Madagascar’s newly acquired Airbus340 experienced technical difficulties before its first scheduled flight on April 17th. Fortunately, the failure was quickly detected, repaired and ready for flight 24 hours later. The General Director of Air Madagascar, Jean François Richard, explained,

“It was a rare but common fault. The part that was faulty does not exist in Madagascar, so it was had to be brought from Madagascar… the A340-300 is ready to resume operations.”


First passengers aboard the Airbus340

Video of the inaugural ceremony on April 12, 2012

Source: Madagascar Tribune

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