Air Mauritius Airlines

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Air Mauritius is the flagship carrier of Mauritius. It is based out of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport and has its headquarters at Air Mauritius Centre in Port Louis, Mauritius.

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Air Mauritius came into existence on 14th June 1967. In August 1972, it started operations with a six seater Piper PA-31 Navajo aircraft leased from Air Madagascar. In 1995, the aviation company was listed on the stock exchanges of Mauritius.

The airline has won several awards, the most notable one being:

  • Voted as The Leading Airline in the Indian Ocean at the World Travel Awards, 2011.  For the last seven years since 2005, the aviation company received this award

Connectivity and Fleet Information

The airline company’s flights cover most destinations across Asia, Africa, Europe and Oceania. You may fly Air Mauritius India to a destination that falls in any of these continents.

The current fleet strength is as follows:

  • Medium and Long Haul Aircraft include 4 Airbus 340-300C, 2 Airbus 340-300E, 2 Airbus 330-200, 2 Airbus 319-100,
  • Short haul aircraft for inter-island routes include 2 ATR 72-500 
  • Helicopter fleet consists of 3 Bell Jet Ranger

Services and Baggage Allowance

The airline offers excellent in-flight entertainment. On Airbus A330/A340 aircraft your movie library comprises of current Hollywood and Bollywood box office hits, documentaries, children's movies, and more. On board the A340-300E and the A330-200, the interactive AVOD (Audio & Video On Demand) system ensures that you get to watch movies whenever you want during the flight.

Other entertainment options include a wide range of music consisting of pop, rock, jazz, local Mauritian and classical music. On board the A340-300E and the A330-200, video games for one or more players are also available. The frequent flyer programme, Kestrelflyer lets you earn bonus miles when you fly and redeem them for various benefits.

The Air Mauritius baggage policy states that for checked-in luggage, weight of each bag should not exceed 32 kgs. The free allowance is based on European and Non-European routes.

For hand luggage, one piece is allowed if you are flying in Economy Class and two pieces if you are flying in Business Class. The weight of each piece should not exceed 7kgs and 115 cm (Length + Width + Height).

To find out more details on baggage policy, click here.

With the Air Mauritius Web check-in facility, you could avoid long queues at the airport. You may check-in from 24 hours up to 3 hours before the flight's departure. You may also select the seat of your choice and print your boarding pass from home. To avail of this facility, click here.

The customer service of the airline can be contacted for any additional queries here.

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With Cleartrip, you may make all your Air Mauritius booking for your single or return journey in business, economy or first class air travel. By entering your debit or credit card details, you may make your booking with ease. We also enable you to find out your Air Mauritius flight status.

It is always great to know beforehand whether your air ticket is confirmed or on the waiting list. Cleartrip help you to ascertain your Air Mauritius PNR status as well.

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Air Mauritius Airlines top sectors

The top sectors for Air Mauritius Airlines are Mauritius to Rodriguez Island , Rodriguez Island to Mauritius where it operates 31, 31, 18 and 18 weekly flights respectively. Top international sectors of Air Mauritius include Mauritius to St Denis De La Reunion , St Denis De La Reunion to Mauritius , Mauritius to Johannesburg and Johannesburg to Mauritius . They also have occasional flights from Mauritius to , Mauritius to Dar Es Salaam and Mauritius to Chengdu flights. Find more route here -

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