Air Mauritius

Air Mauritius

An Overview of Air Mauritius

Air Mauritius is the flag carrier of Mauritius. Air Mauritius was created on 14th June 1967 by Air France , the BOAC enterprise and the Government of Mauritius and commenced operations in August 1972, Air Mauritius helped connecting Mauritius to the rest of the world. The airline has its headquarters at the Air Mauritius Centre in Port Louis, Mauritius. Air Mauritius has its hub at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. In the beginning, Air Mauritius operated international services in conjunction with Air France, Air India and British Airways. Air Mauritius flies to 20 regional and international destinations across Europe, Asis, Australia and Africa.


Air Mauritius owns a fleet of 12 long, medium and short haul aircrafts. Its fleet includes 4 Airbus A340-300C, 2 Airbus A340-300E, 2 Airbus A330-200, 2 Airbus A319-100 and 2 ATR 72-500.

The Airbus’ A340-300C, A340-300E, A330-200 and A319-100 are long to medium haul aircrafts which operate flights to international destinations. The ATR 72-500 is a short haul aircraft and is used for regional flights.


Air Mauritius operates flights to 21 regional and international destinations. The destinations include Perth in Australia, Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai in China, Paris in France, Hong Kong, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai in India, Nairobi in Kenya, Antananarivo in Madagascar, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Rodrigues and Port Louis in Mauritius, Saint-Denis and Saint Pierre in Reunion, Singapore, Durban and Johannesburg in South Africa and London in the UK.

Air Mauritius operates flights to four major cities of India and connects India to the rest of the destinations offered by it.

Cabin Classes:

Air Mauritius is a full cost carrier and its aircraft cabins are divided into three cabin classes. The cabin classes are Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class.

Economy Class seats are wide and offer passengers relaxation throughout the flight. Passengers are served a gourmet meals featuring a selection of main courses and a wide variety of drinks. Air Mauritius’ economy class is amongst the best in the world.

Premium Economy is available on the Paris-Mauritius-Paris route. The seats are wider than economy and have more reclining capabilities, the seats have ample legroom and ensure the passengers have a comfortable flight. Premium Economy passengers enjoy a self service buffet offering mini sandwiches and ice creams. Passengers also enjoy Cocktails, wines and champagne at no extra charge.

Business Class passengers enjoy lie-flat beds with a 60 inch pitch, which ensures privacy. The seats have an in-built massage option and an inflatable lumbar support for additional comfort. The seat can be adjusted with the touch of a button.

In-flight entertainment:

Air Mauritius offers a wide variety of In-flight entertainment options. Individual screens and headsets are available to passengers travelling Business Class and Economy Class. Air Mauritius offers Bollywood and Hollywood movies, documentaries, children’s movies, a broad selection of songs and albums, and games.

Baggage Allowance:

Baggage allowance varies with route and class of travel. Passengers are requested to check their baggage allowance at the time of booking their tickets. For Non-European destinations, Economy Class passengers are allowed to check in 23 kgs of luggage and Business Class passengers are allowed to check in 30 kgs of luggage. With Air Mauritius passengers are allowed to carry on board a small bag weighing not more than 7 kgs. In addition to this passengers may also carry a laptop bag, a ladies bag, camera, overcoat, walking stick, etc.

Frequent Flyer Program:

Air Mauritius’ frequent flyer program goes by the name of KESTRELFYER. KESTRELFLYER has three tiers of membership, kestrelflyer red, kestreflyer silver and kestrelflyer gold.

With the Kestrelflyer red, the members can redeem their miles earned for free tickets, class upgradation and excess luggage allowance. With Kestrelflyer silver, members enjoy all the benefits of the red kestrelflyer and in addition to that kestrelflyer silver members enjoy priority check in where the counters are available.

With the Kestrelflyer gold members enjoy all the benefits of the kestrelflyer silver and in addition to that they enjoy free access to Air Mauritius lounges and they can also invite one guest travelling on the same flight to join them in the Air Mauritius lounge. They also enjoy 15% discount on the helicopter services of the airline.

Air Mauritius and FareHawker:

Air Mauritius is the fourth largest carrier in the Sub-Saharan Africa and it flies to 21 destinations across Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia. The airlines flies to four cities in India. Planning your next travel, come to us at FareHAwker. We find the best domestic and international fares for you and do not add any commission or service charge. You can now Search, Compare and Book you Air Mauritius tickets with us. Whether you are a group of friends travelling together for leisure or are a group of corporate travelers, we are the one stop shop for all your flying needs. With the wedding season around the corner and Mauritius being one of the preferred honeymoon destinations for the newly-weds. So stop planning and start booking for your next flight destination. 


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