Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first A350 XWB

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed October 26, 2017 17:24

Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first A350 XWB

Air Mauritius has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft, opening a new chapter for the Indian Ocean carrier. The aircraft, which is leased from AerCap, is configured in two classes with a total of 326 seats comprising 28 in Business Class and 298 in Economy Class.

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.

Air Mauritius already operates a fleet of 10 Airbus aircraft including six A340-300s, two A330-200s and two A319s on its regional and long haul services.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed October 26, 2017 17:24