October 23, 2017: Air Mauritius, the flag carrier airline of Mauritius has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft, opening a new chapter for the Indian Ocean carrier. The aircraft, leased from AerCap, was delivered during a ceremony held in Mauritius.
Air Mauritius has chosen a very comfortable two class layout with a total of 326 seats comprising 28 in Business Class and 298 in Economy Class.
The Airbus A350-900 equipped with Air Mauritius’ most recent cabin products including new seats, an all-new inflight entertainment system and inflight connectivity will provide passengers supreme levels of comfort and convenience.
This A350-900 is the first of six to be delivered to Air Mauritius. Four will be purchased directly from Airbus and two leased from AerCap. The carrier will deploy the aircraft on its expanding route network connecting Mauritius with Asia, Africa and Europe.