Air Mauritius will resume its direct operations to Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport in New Delhi from Could 3, with two weekly flights utilizing newly leased Airbus A330-200 plane.
These plane will function 18 enterprise and 236 financial system class seats. The enterprise product presents lie-flat seats with a slight angle throughout a 2-2-2 configuration. Economic system is in a regular 2-4-2 structure.
Flights to Delhi will depart Mauritius on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2115 and arrive the subsequent day at 0615 within the Indian capital.
The returns go away Delhi on Thursdays and Sundays 0800 and get again to Mauritius similar day at 1400.
Flights between Mauritius and Delhi will take roughly seven hours and half-hour.
Air Mauritius additionally operates six weekly flights to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Worldwide Airport in Mumbai.
Krešimir Kučko, CEO of Air Mauritius commented: “We’re happy to restart our operations to New Delhi after three years of absence. Mauritius and India share a particular relationship that’s constructed on the muse of people-to-people ties. Each nations are united by tradition, ancestry, language and geography. In April this yr, Air Mauritius will likely be proudly commemorating its 50 years of presence in Mumbai. New avenues are being explored with Air India so as to supply seamless connectivity by way of each Mumbai and New Delhi to/from a lot of locations in India.”
Individually, Air Mauritius confirms that it’ll transfer its operations from London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Gatwick Airport (LGW) with each day operations from October 29.
The nationwide airline will enhance its frequency from 5 weekly flights to a each day service to Gatwick utilizing a mixture of its newest era plane, the Airbus A350-900 and A330-900neo.
These plane supply refreshed cabins and absolutely flat enterprise suites in a 1-2-1 configuration.
“London has all the time been a high-priority vacation spot for us and as a part of the commemoration of Air Mauritius’ 50 years of operations to the UK in November 2023, we’re proud to announce each day operations to London Gatwick as from 29 October this yr. This strategic transfer permits Air Mauritius to satisfy growing demand on this historic route whereas utilizing its most environmentally pleasant kinds of plane,” commented airline chief Kučko, a former Croatia Airways and Gulf Air chief government.
Moreover, Air Mauritius will resume direct seasonal flights between Mauritius and Geneva with two weekly flights utilizing the Airbus A330-900neo plane from October 2 to January 12, 2024.
“We’re happy to notice the superb response of the market to the resumption of operations to Geneva. We imagine that it’ll contribute to spice up vacationer arrivals from Switzerland, Italy, southern Germany and France. Direct long-haul operations have historically been our power to safe aggressive leverage and we’re presently exploring different comparable alternatives to broaden our community,” mentioned Kučko.
He added that such direct operations complement the airline’s ‘origin-destination’ community.
Air Mauritius’ major gateway in Europe is Paris from the place it presents codeshare flights to just about 40 locations throughout the continent by way of companion Air France. Air Mauritius presently operates twice each day frequencies to Paris Charles de Gaulle.