Visiting Mauritius for the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, here takes a flying tour of the island to see what is on offer to luxury travellers from around the world
The national carrier of the republic of Mauritius is the first A330neo operator based in the southern hemisphere, and the first airline in the world to operate a combination of both the A330neo and A350 XWB
The national carrier of the republic of Mauritius is the first A330neo operator based in the southern hemisphere, and the first airline in the world to operate a combination of both the A330neo and A350 XWB.
Breaking Travel News catches up with Donald Payen, executive vice president of Air Mauritius, to find out more about the currently ongoing fleet overhaul taking place at the airline. Speaking at ITB Berlin in Germany, he also tells us how the refreshed business class product will improve the passenger experience.
With the carrier honoured with the title of Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards, Somas Appavou, chief executive of Air Mauritius, tells Breaking Travel News how the prestigious trophy will benefit the airline.
With the country celebrating the 50th anniversary of its independence from the UK, Donald Payen, executive vice president of customer experience at Air Mauritius, is in a celebratory mood as he chats with Breaking Travel News at ITB Berlin. He tells us about the new aircraft the airline has on order, improvements to its on-board service, and the vital role Air Mauritius plays in local tourism.
Air Mauritius picked up two titles at the World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony this year, walking away with trophies for Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline - Economy Class and Indian Ocean’s Leading Airport Lounge. Here Breaking Travel News talks to Rajesh Beeharry, program manager with the carrier, to find out more.
Air Mauritius is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a series of commemorative events around in the world.
Donald Payen, currently executive vice president of customer experience ground and in-flight services with Air Mauritius, has been awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite. This distinction, the second highest French national order after the Legion of Honour, was awarded by the French ambassador to Mauritius, Gilles Huberson, earlier.
Assembly of the first A350 XWB for Air Mauritius is advancing well at Airbus’ final assembly line in Toulouse, France. The wing-fuselage junction, the installation of the tail plane and also the tail cone have all been completed.
Air Mauritius has announced the introduction of two new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft on long term operating lease from Air Lease Corporation. The planes will join the fleet in September and October next year, in replacement for two A340-300E aircraft whose leases will expire in November and December 2018.
Industry body Airports Council International has announced the recipients of the prestigious 2014 Airport Service Quality Awards. As the industry’s most comprehensive passenger service benchmarking tool, the ACI ASQ Survey has reliably captured passengers’ immediate appraisal from check-in through departure at the gate at more than 300 airports worldwide.