Air Mauritius confirms order for three A350 aircraft at Paris Air show

Mauritius carrier, Air Mauritius said it has placed order for three A350 aircraft to expand its network in Europe and South Asia at the ongoing global air show in Paris, France

The three latest generation aircraft will bring Air Mauritius’ A350 fleet to a total of seven alongside four A350 and four A330 Airbus aircraft, the airline told journalists in Lagos.

Chief Executive Officer of Air Mauritius, Mr Kresimir Kucko said “Air Mauritius is proud to renew its confidence in Airbus and its products, continuing a three-decade long partnership. The additional A350-900 aircraft will help us strengthen our European network and secure further growth in other markets. We are looking forward to achieving our ambitious objectives together with Airbus,”

Also speaking, Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International at Airbus, Christian Scherer said “We compliment Air Mauritius on putting the A350 at the heart of its long-haul fleet modernisation programme. With greater range capability, better economics, passenger capacity and comfort, the A350 is the perfect platform to connect the beautiful island of Mauritius to the world.”

The A350 is the world’s most modern and efficient wide body aircraft and the long range leader in the 300-410 seater categories.