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.
Today, at Farnborough International Airshow, Air Mauritius announced its decision to replace its existing fleet of A340-300s with six new generation Airbus A350-900 aircraft. This major decision is Step 5 of the 7-Step Recovery and Sustainability plan to re-fleet the national carrier.
Air France KLM managing director Alexandre de Juniac and Andre Viljoen, chief executive of Air Mauritius have signed an agreement that reinforces and broadens the scope of the existing collaboration between the airlines. The signing ceremony was chaired by Air Mauritius chairman, Dass Thomas, and provides for the continuity of the joint Air Mauritius-Air France code share operations between Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Airport in Mauritius.
Andre Viljoen, chief executive, Air Mauritius, speaks to Breaking Travel News at the International Air Transport Association annual general meeting in Cape Town, South Africa.
Fooad Nooraully, executive vice president, legal & corporate communications, Air Mauritius, speaks to Breaking Travel News at the World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony at Paradise Island Resort & Spa, Maldives.
A Press Conference in La Reunion was the forum for President Didier Robert of La Reunion to announce in the Presence of Minister Michael Sik Yuen of Mauritius and Mrs Vola Raveloson of the Madagascar Tourism Authority the recent agreement of these three Indian Ocean Airline Companies to cooperate in their services.
Air Mauritius has rolled out a new website to help to rejuvenate the airline’s image and boost sales, while providing a high-quality window to promote Mauritius.