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Air Madagascar

213 reviews
Headquarters: 17 Independence Avenue, Antananarivo 00101 Madagascar +261-20-22-510-00 Website
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Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have often flown between Paris and Tana with Air Madagascar. I am usually very satisfied with the flights, however this was the first time I encountered some delays that made this trip very long. We were first delayed in Paris, due to some controls (technical?). We did not leave the tarmac for more than one hour. The cabin crew...

International Premium Economy Paris - Antananarivo

Thank christene r
Dollar, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
119 reviews
26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Flight on time, relatively comfortable and felt safe. Big disappointment to find that my checked bag had been very carefully rifled at TNR airport (little disturbance suggests that they used the XRay equipment to find what they wanted) and my Bluetooth Speaker stolen - with hand baggage limited to 5kg, there is little choice to pack some things in checked...

Domestic Business Class Antananarivo - Sambava

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Montreal, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
246 reviews
78 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WORST AIRLINE! BUT one does not have a choice to use Air Madagascar when travelling around Madagascar. Among the locals, the airline company has been nicknamed Air Maybe because you never know if you will be flying or missing your flight. For example, my flight was scheduled to leave out of Tamatave at 3h30-4h00pm and when I got to the...

Domestic Business Class Antananarivo - Toamasina (Tamatave)

Thank BarkShadeau
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service of Air Madagascar has improved and is without a doubt much better than AF. In addition, it MS = 65% of the AF price.

International Business Class Paris - Antananarivo
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Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

delayed when going (few hours from Paris that became a 36-h stop in Tana) and delayed in Tana on the way back (more than 6h delay for a flight supposed to take off around 23 ...are long ...especially when had to wait for ca. 9h for the connecting flight in Paris without ANY support of the company ...they even succeeded...

International Business Class Paris - Nosy Be

Thank Michel W
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Level 6 Contributor
145 reviews
72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Air Madagascar has friendly service on board and gets you where you need to go without hassle or frills. Upgrading gets you little extra other than a bit of space. Be sure they have your phone number and have your hotel double check flight status because they are known for postponing with little warning - or even “pre-poning.” In Antananarivo...

International Economy Antananarivo - Kirkwood Inn

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Milan, Italy
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

I wanted to leave this review as my experience with this airline was completely opposite w.r.t. those of the other reviewers. Employees were kind and professional, we departed and lended on time and everything went smoothly. Furthermore, all the Air Madagascar flights departing on that day from the Antananarivo Ivato Airport were on-time (see pic. attached). It is plausible that...

Domestic Economy Antananarivo - Nosy Be

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Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
443 reviews
98 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2018

My 8:50am flight was changed to a 4:15pm flight- I didn't know til very late when friends mentioned there was no morning flight! This meant I lost a day in Tana as a result. Airport was small and plane tiny. Could seat 80 but only 20 on board! We were served a drink and a lolly in the 50 min...

Domestic Economy Sainte Marie - Antananarivo

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Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
39 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Contrary to what I heard, both flights from and to Nosy Be were on time. Absolutely only one piece of luggage allowed in the cabin. The cabin crew was friendly and professional, and the overall flight was pleasant. Both aircraft were a bit run down though... Was actually surprised...

Domestic Economy Nosy Be - Antananarivo
Terre Haute, Indiana
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Flight was comfortable, and we were well served during the flight. Scheduling (as stated in other reviews) was shaky; we learned late the night before that we had to be at the airport an hour before originally scheduled, so we got very little sleep. (This occurred just two days after the long flight from Indiana to France to Madagascar, so...

Domestic Economy Antananarivo - Toliara

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“Don't check anything of value in your checked bags - it is NOT safe.”
Shinergise, 14 Jun 2018 | Read review
“Pick another airline if you have the option! Best tip!!!”
BarkShadeau, 30 May 2018 | Read review
“attentive service, and good food. Choice of drinks is limited.”
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“Check your boarding pass - sometimes seats are assigned, sometimes not. And check status before going to the airport”
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“Turn up early at the airport and make sure that queue-jumpers don't push past you.”
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About Air Madagascar
The country's national airline, Air Madagascar (MD) primary hub is located at the capital city's Ivato International Airport (TNR). The carrier flies non-stop to about two dozen domestic destinations, as well as points in China, Comoros, France, Kenya, Mauritius, Mayotte, Réunion, South Africa and Thailand. It also has codeshare agreements with Air Austral, Air Mauritius, Etihad Airways and Thai Airways. Air Madagascar's fleet consists of a variety of one-cabin (Economy Class), two-cabin (Business Class and Economy Class) and three-cabin (Business Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class) configurations. Business Class passengers have use of the airline's lounge at Ivato International Airport.
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