Air Mauritius has announced the launch of its new business class product across all of its UK routes.The new offering includes lie-flat cocoon seats which offer guests a 60-inch seat pitch and a recline capacity of 172 degrees. The front cabin of each aircraft departing from the UK will be equipped with 34 of these state-of-the-art business seats laid out in a 2-2-2 configuration.
Also new to Air Mauritius, Audio & Video on Demand (AVOD) will now be standard in both the new business class and economy on all flights from the UK, allowing passengers to view 50 digital-quality, multi-language video options together with a vast library of CDs.
Iqbal Bhayat, Air Mauritius Regional Manager UK & Ireland, commented: “We are a proud ambassador of Mauritius and believe that our new business class design will let our passengers experience our passion for the island first hand from the moment they step on board.
“The unveiling of our new business class, enhanced by exquisite attention to detail and service excellence, reinforces our commitment to the provision of exemplary service for all of our passengers flying from the UK.”
New Air Mauritius economy cabins will also feature new generation seats allowing for extra personal space, in addition to a superior food and beverage service.
The new two-class configuration will be rolled out across the whole Air Mauritius fleet on July 1 2008, with the cabins featuring a fresh layout including exotic décor inspired by the tropical flora and fauna of the island allowing passengers to truly experience Mauritius.