AirAsia X inaugural Mauritius flight touches down

AirAsia X inaugural Mauritius flight touches down

AirAsia X’s highly anticipated inaugural flight landed at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport yesterday, the 100% full flight marking the airline group’s strong presence in the African continent.

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority, Director, Kevin Ramkeloan welcomed guests on board the inaugural flight including His Excellency Mr Issop Pattel, High Commissioner of Mauritius to Malaysia; Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, Chairman of AirAsia X Berhad; Datuk Kamarudin Meranun, Group CEO of AirAsia X; Dato’ Fam Lee Ee, Board of Director for AirAsia X Berhad; Kathleen Tan, President of North Asia, AirAsia and Benyamin Ismail, CEO of AirAsia X Berhad.

To celebrate the new flights, the airline has launched special all-in-fares from as low as RM199* one-way on standard seats, and from RM1,599* one-way for the Premium Flatbeds for all guests to further stimulate demand to the paradise island.

These promotional fares will be available for booking online from 5 to 9 October 2016 at as well as AirAsia’s mobile app on iPhone and Android devices, and the mobile site, with the travel period from 5 October 2016 until 31 March 2017.

From Australia and New Zealand AirAsia X has the following one-way fares available to Mauritius from Perth from $349*; Melbourne, Sydney and Gold Coast from $449*; and from Auckland from NZ$442*. The booking period is from now until 16th October 2016 with the travel period from now until 27th April 2017.

AirAsia X Berhad, CEO, Benyamin Ismail said the strong entry into this market has given the airline confidence to grow the direct flight between Mauritius and Kuala Lumpur, operated exclusively by AirAsia X.

“Together with our short-haul affiliate AirAsia Group, our guests can now fly into Mauritius from any of the destinations within our extensive flight network across Asia, Australia and the Middle East via Kuala Lumpur, Asia’s low cost hub,” Ismail added.


Flight Schedule for Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Mauritius (MRU)

Flight No.FromToDeparture Arrival Flight Schedule
D7 006KULMRU1025 hrs1325 hrsTues, Fri, Sun
D7 007MRUKUL0255 hrs1420 hrsMon, Wed, Sat

Note: All times depicted are local time at respective destinations.

*Promotional all-in-fares quoted are for one-way travel only inclusive of taxes and fees. Terms and conditions apply.


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