Created in 1967, Air Mauritius helped in connecting Mauritius to the rest of the world by regularly opening new routes. With flights to and from Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa, our company now serves 24 regional and international destinations.
OUR COMMITMENT TO SERVICE EXCELLENCE
More than just an airline, Air Mauritius acts as an ambassador for Mauritius. We bring you the spirit of this country and its people on each of your flights with the special attention that our Mauritian crew provides, as well as a range of quality services. Air Mauritius has received several international awards recognizing the quality of its service on the ground and in flight, including several distinctions at the prestigious World Travel Awards for Leading Airline.
YOUR SAFETY COMES FIRST
As an IOSA-certified (IATA Operational Safety Audit) airline, for Air Mauritius your safety and security is our top priority. Our fleet consists primarily of Airbus aircraft with state-of-the-art equipment. In addition, our company, approved by the EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency), can perform maintenance on aircraft of European operators.
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A PARTNER IN THE MAURITIAN ECONOMY
We are a strategic partner in the tourism industry and are investing to help achieve the industry’s growth objectives. With 36,000 tons of cargo carried annually, Air Mauritius also plays a key role in the economic development of Mauritius.
Double Daily A380 Flights to Mauritius
Services between Dubai and Mauritius is operated in code-share with Emirates’ long-time partner Air Mauritius.
Mauritius will from 26 October 2014 be served with a double daily A380 service from Dubai.
The second A380, which will operate as flight EK703/704, replaces the existing Boeing 777 operation and increases capacity on the route by 19 percent.
The launch of a double daily A380 service to Mauritius will further strengthen Dubai’s support for the Mauritius’ tourism industry and hoteliers and operators have welcomed this initiative.
Commenting on the second A380 service, Michael Yeung Sik Yuen, Minister of Tourism and Leisure for Mauritius, said: “Since the launch of the first A380 to Mauritius last year, we’ve received a very good response from travelers, especially with our new and modern airport that can accommodate large aircraft. “This new milestone will promote Mauritius and the airport as a ‘premier league’ destination in the Indian Ocean, being the only airport that will offer Emirates’ services using entirely A380 aircraft.”
MAURITIUS: MUCH MORE THAN AN ISLAND
Every holiday maker dreams about an island in the sun. Mauritius is much more than that. It takes the visitor on a journey of sensations, a melting pot of cultural and culinary experience, a contrasting stay in a country where modernism goes according tropical style at the heart of the Indian ocean.
There are really two seasons in Mauritius. The warm sunny days of summer – January to March – are beckoning to the beach and farniente. During winter, from July to September, the temperature is milder (not below 18 ° C). Over the transition times, from April to June and September to November, the climate is at its best for driving around and for water sports. In December, celebration is everywhere on the beach of this paradise island, under a starry sky.
As soon as your flight to Mauritius approaches the island, you will discover outstanding scenery, always circled by the sea. The island’s volcanic origin has resulted in geological features such as the Colored Earth or the mountains with amazing shapes. From a bird’s eye view, sugar cane fields spread next to tropical forests that host protected species. The central plateau regroups of the island’s towns while the coastal profile is ever changing along its stretches of sandy beaches
The north of this sunny island is popular during the day for its beach life and at night for its lively restaurants. The east coast, swept by the sea breeze, is a favorite spot for the sailing. The south reveals wild cliffs as well as charming fishing villages. On the Western coast, sheltered from the wind, one can find the best spots for scuba diving, surfing and fishing. Stretching nearly all around the island, the crystal-clear lagoon is perfect for bathing.
During a holiday in Mauritius, trekkers and mountain bikers will enjoy going along the coastal paths or inland, on the tracks crossing the National Park as well as the few private estates that welcome visitors for discovery excursions and superb viewpoints.
Another of Mauritius’ assets is its mosaic people. Emerging from the successive occupation by the Dutch, French or English, born from descendants of slaves or Indian and Chinese immigration, the Mauritian nation nurtures its traditions while living a total blend of habits in its lifestyle: in its delicious and varied cuisine, in the music with the mesmerizing sega rhythm, in its language with the lively Creole, mixing words from various languages with a dash of popular wit.
Our island is also well established in the modern world with its diverse economy (tourism, textile, sugar, offshore finance and other services) and efficient infrastructure. This allows the visitors to stay connected to the world if they wish to do so or to enjoy the pleasures of great shopping in the malls or in the colorful markets.
Enjoy your holidays in Mauritius!
Places to visit:
Pamplemousses, its botanical garden and Aventure du Sucre.
Port Louis, the capital city, the Central Market, Chinatown, shopping at Caudan Waterfront
The Black River National Park
Trou d’Eau Douce, to embark for the idyllic décor of Ile aux Cerfs
Ile aux Aigrettes and Island and its protected species
Chamarel, the Coloured Earth, the rhum factory, the home cuisine and scenic route
Souillac and its surroundings, its spectacular cliffs, Rochester Falls.
Mahebourg, the former harbour and historic site, the naval museum and the colourful market
La Vanille Park, its crocodiles and giant turtles.
Casela Bird Park, its safaris and nature excursions.