Air Mauritius is the flag carrier of Mauritius. Its main hub is the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, 42km from the capital of the country, Port-Louis. The airline was created in 1967 and nowadays the Air Mauritius fleet is composed of 12 aircrafts which fly to 22 destinations including India, China, South Africa, France and Australia. Therefore, although there are no direct Air Mauritius flights to or from the UK, your air travel may include an Air Mauritius connection in France before landing in one of these destinations. The company also offers helicopter flights around Madagascar which attract 10,000 travellers each year.
Air Mauritius : Information about the airline
Under the Air Mauritius baggage allowance passengers are permitted one or two items of hand luggage (one in Air Mauritius Economy Class and two in Business Class) which must not surpass 115cm in total dimensions or 7kg in weight. Customers are also permitted a second smaller bag such as a laptop or handbag. There is an additional cost to place items in the hold and the size and weight limitations of these bags vary depending on the flight destination and ticket type. Economy Class ticket holders are allowed one bag weighing up to 23kg, while in Air Mauritius Business Class you can check in two bags weighing up to 32kg each. It is also possible to purchase Air Mauritius excess baggage weight when purchasing your ticket. Overweight or oversized bags will incur extra charges of between 4 euros/kg (for domestic flights) and 20 euros/kg (for flights to Asia).In order to avoid waiting in long queues at the airport customers travelling without check in luggage are advised to make use of the Air Mauritius online check in service. This service opens 24 hours before the flight departure and remains open until 3 hours before take-off. The check in desk at the airport closes 45 minutes before take-off.
Customer and on Board Services
During Your Flight
The Air Mauritius inflight entertainment and meals are some of the best in the world, even in Economy Class. All passengers are served gastronomic food and are entertained with an extensive choice of films and music on demand using individual screens. Business Class passengers are treated to fully reclining seats which also double as massage chairs, as well as more cabin space and access to the VIP waiting room at the departure airport.
After Your Flight
All passengers can join Air Mauritius kestrel flyer, this airline?s loyalty program. For every flight taken with Air Mauritius travellers cumulate miles which can be exchanged for discounts and other advantages such as upgrades and gift vouchers.