Virgin Atlantic Airways has appointed Currimjee
Jeewanjee as Virgin’s General Sales Agent in Mauritius.
Paul Dickinson, Virgin Atlantic’s Director of Sales and Marketing said:
“I am delighted at the appointment of Currimjee Jeewanjee as Virgin’s
General Sales Agent in Mauritius. I am looking forward to working
with them towards the start of our twice weekly service from London
to Mauritius. After an extensive tender process, we felt that
Currimjee Jeewanjee was a good fit for Virgin and would be at the
forefront of promoting our product not only in Mauritius but also in
Currimjee Jeewanjee & Co. Ltd was established in 1890, originally trading
in commodities. Since then, the company has diversified into sectors such
as telecommunications, media, IT, real estate, tourism and finance and is
active both in Mauritius and the region.
Virgin Atlantic will commence services between London Gatwick and Mauritius
twice a week on Mondays and Fridays on a Boeing 747-400 aircraft from 29
October this year.
All flights to Mauritius will be operated on aircraft fitted with the Upper
Class Suite. The Upper Class Suite consists of a reclining leather seat for
take off, a place to sit and eat a proper meal opposite your partner, the
longest fully flat bed in the world with a proper mattress for sleeping on.
Since it was founded in 1984, Virgin Atlantic Airways has become Britain’s
second largest long haul carrier, serving the world’s major cities. Now
based at London Gatwick, London Heathrow and Manchester airports, Virgin
operates 37 aircraft and flies to 27 destinations worldwide with further
services launching to Chicago, and Nairobi later this year.