Air Mauritius launches flights from Chennai to Mauritius as from 13 April 2024

Air Mauritius, the national carrier of Mauritius, will operate one weekly flight from
Chennai to Mauritius from Saturday 13 April 2024.

The flagship carrier of Mauritius is set to operate a weekly flight every Saturday
from Chennai, the Capital city of Tamil Nadu, with an Airbus A330 aircraft equipped
with 254 seats. Each flight will offer a seamless journey with a duration of 5 hours
45 Minutes from Chennai International Airport, India to SSR International Airport,

Flights from Chennai as from 13 April 2024

 Date  Flight
 Routing  Time of
 Time of
Saturday  MK 747  Chennai-
 03H35  07H50


Flights from Mauritius as from 12 April 2024

 Date  Flight
 Routing  Time of
 Time of
Friday  MK 746  Chennai-
 18H30  01H50**


Laurent Recoura, Officer in Charge of Air Mauritius stated that, “We are pleased to
restart our operations from Chennai after four years of absence. Mauritius and India
share a special relationship that is built on the foundation of people-to-people ties.
With its idyllic sandy beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters and thriving marine
life, visitors can expect to relish in Mauritius’ natural wonders, as well as its rich
cultural heritage, which reflects its history and deep-rooted cultural ties with India.
Both countries are united by ancestry, language and geography.” Air Mauritius
currently operates six times weekly from Mumbai and thrice weekly from Delhi.

Mr. Arvind Bundhun, Director of the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority,
highlighted the significance of this milestone, stating, “The reinstated flight from
Chennai to Mauritius is a significant step forward in facilitating travel for visitors
from Southern India. We extend our sincere gratitude to Air Mauritius for
spearheading this initiative, which not only serves to meet the growing demand for
seamless travel experiences but also fosters stronger ties and greater connectivity
between our two nations. This renewed connection opens doors to endless
possibilities, inviting travelers to explore the unparalleled beauty and hospitality of
Mauritius like never before.”

The Republic of Mauritius is a beautiful island nation off the southeast coast of the
African continent, right in the middle of the Indian Ocean, renowned for its pristine
white sandy beaches and mesmerizing turquoise waters, its verdant mountains as
well as its protected UNESCO World Heritage sites, among others.

Mauritius is a melting pot of cultures with its population originating from Europe,
India, Africa and China. It is also renowned for its legendary warm hospitality and
diverse cuisine.

As from 13 April, passengers will be able to embark on a seamless journey from the
vibrant city of Chennai to the idyllic paradise of Mauritius.

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