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air mauritiusIf you are planning a trip to Mauritius, booking cheap flights with Air Mauritius should be a number one priority for you! Air Mauritius is the national flag carrier of this palm tree lined and sunset swept island and offers a high level of hospitality to all of its passengers. You will find a variety of cheap international flights and packages to and from South Africa with Air Mauritius.

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Air Mauritius Airbus A350-900

Air Mauritius recently acquired the Airbus A350-900 on its 50th anniversary reinforcing its leadership and position in the Indian Ocean

Air Mauritius Economy Class

Air Mauritius Economy Class

At the World Travel Awards, Air Mauritius was voted the best airline in the Indian Ocean ensuring your flight will be as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

Air Mauritius Meals

Air Mauritius Meals

When flying Air Mauritius, the airline likes to give you a taste of the richness of Mauritian Cuisine while satisfying your dietary requirements

The service on-board Air Mauritius flights is quite unlike other airlines. All in-flight entertainment and meals are influenced by Mauritian culture. In fact, the on-board service will make you feel as if you have had a sneak peak of the island before you even arrive.

This particular airline is certainly not a new player to the aviation industry having been in operation for many years in South Africa and abroad. Air Mauritius South Africa was founded in June 1967 and operated its first flight in August 1972. The airline forms part of the Vanilla Alliance and has its main hub at the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Airport in Mauritius.

The airline has a fleet of 15 aircraft (soon to be 17) and flies to 25 destinations across 4 continents. Air Mauritius rewards its passengers for being loyal with the Kestrelflyer frequent flyer program. In 2016, the carrier was awarded the Indian Ocean’s Leading Airport Lounge at the World Travel Awards.

Passengers can book flights from South Africa to top destinations including Mauritius, Paris, Singapore, and Perth, to name a few.

Air Mauritius South Africa Flight Prices


Below are some of the most popular Air Mauritius flights prices and routes in and out of South Africa

Route Departure Date Return Date Airline Logo Price
Air Mauritius Flights To Rodrigues Is. 17 Dec 22 Dec R4,009
Air Mauritius Flights To Mauritius 17 Jan 25 Jan R4,529
Air Mauritius Flights To Johannesburg 3 Feb 10 Feb R9,119
Air Mauritius Flights To Johannesburg 23 Jan 31 Jan R10,559
Air Mauritius Flights To Saint Denis 11 Jan 17 Jan R11,049
Air Mauritius Flights To Mauritius 8 Feb 15 Feb R11,109
Air Mauritius Flights To Mauritius 9 Feb 18 Feb R11,749
Air Mauritius Flights To Kuala Lumpur 21 Jan 6 Feb R12,069
Air Mauritius Flights To Mauritius 5 Feb 12 Feb R12,689
Air Mauritius Flights To Jeddah 10 Jan 19 Jan R13,159
Prices based on live searches up till 10 Dec 12:00 and are subject to change.


Routes Flown by Air Mauritius

Air Mauritius offers a variety of flight routes that are beneficial to the South African traveller. Passengers can book flights from South Africa to top destinations with Air Mauritius:

  • Mauritius
  • Paris
  • Singapore
  • Perth
  • Beijing
  • Shanghai
  • Hong Kong
  • Delhi
  • Nairobi
  • Maputo
  • Cape Town
  • Durban
  • Johannesburg
  • Cape Town
On board all flights, passengers are provided with the airline’s in-flight magazine, “The Islander”. The in-flight entertainment system also features thousands of series, movies, programs and music, to keep passengers well entertained. Meals are served on board all long haul flights.

Air Mauritius Fleet & Cabin Classes

The Air Mauritius fleet consists of a variety of well-maintained and serviced aircraft as follows:

  • Airbus A319-100 (2 in operation)
  • Airbus A330-200 (2 in operation)
  • Airbus A330-900neo (2 on order, to be delivered in September 2018)
  • Airbus A340-300 (6 in operation, but these will be replaced between 2017 to 2023 with both Airbus A330-900s and A350-900s)
  • Airbus A350-900 (2 in operation)
  • ATR72-500 (3 in operation)

The seat configuration varies from aircraft to aircraft, but full seating plans for each flight are featured on the official Air Mauritius website.

Regardless of which aircraft passengers book their Air Mauritius flights on, there are three main cabin classes to choose from including Economy class, Business class, and Premium Economy class. Learn more about each class below:

  • Economy class: passengers travelling in economy class will be provided with a menu selection, as well as a drink of their choice. Comfortable seats are provided and each passenger has access to the in-flight entertainment system.
  • Premium economy class: passengers in premium economy enjoy a high quality service that’s a step above the economy service. With slightly wider seats, passengers can travel in greater comfort. Each seat has access to the in-flight entertainment system which offers interactive screens and thousands of movies, series, and music files. Premium economy enjoys a self-service buffet, cocktails and wine, free of charge.
  • Business class: when passengers fly in business class, a personalised cabin service is provided.  Passengers are provided with a gourmet menu to choose from. The lie flat seats are extra comfortable and provide a degree of privacy. The meals served in business class are cultural Mauritian dishes and the in-flight entertainment system features thousands of multilingual movies, series and international albums.

Air Mauritius Baggage Limitations and Regulations

Each cabin class has a certain limit on the amount of baggage that is allowed per passenger. Luggage limitations are set in place to ensure safety when balancing the aircraft weight.

Economy class passengers can check in 2 pieces of luggage weighing no more than 23 kg each. The same applies for Premium economy class.

For business class passengers, the luggage restrictions are slightly different. Passengers can check in 2 pieces of luggage weighing no more than 32 kg each.

All passengers are allowed to carry one piece of hand luggage that weighs no more than 7 kg.

Air Mauritius Check-In Options

Passengers flying with Air Mauritius must check-in to their flight at least 2 hours prior to departure. Airport counters open 3 hours prior to departure and close 1 hour prior to departure. Due to long queues, passengers are encouraged to get to the airport early.

  • At Cape Town International Airport, the Air Mauritius check-in counters can be found at the upper level of the airport.
  • At the O.R Tambo Airport in Johannesburg, Air Mauritius in the International Departures terminal A.

If you prefer to avoid long queues, you can check in for your flight online. Simply use your booking reference number and ID to check in. Online check in opens 30 hours prior to departure and closes 2 hours prior to departure.
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Air Mauritius Increase Fleet

Today 19th June 2023 Air Mauritius announced that they have placed an order for a further 3 X Airbus A350-900 aircrafts at the 54th edition of the Paris Air Show,  to strengthen their market share and offer more routes.