The beautiful island of Mauritius is a widely popular tourist destinations among South Africans. It’s not difficult to imagine why. The island is ringed with sandy beaches and warm water. The hotels and resorts are truly world class and to top it all off, the island is a mere 4 hour flight from Johannesburg. Air Mauritius and South African Airways are the only two airlines that operates flights between South Africa and Mauritius. You can our booking engine to book and compare all flights to and from the beautiful island of Mauritius.
The three flights that fly out of South Africa to Mauritius are MK852, MK844 and MK846. Flight MK852 departs from Johannesburg at 13h35 and arrives in Mauritius 4 hours later at 19h35 on a daily basis. Flight MK844 departs from Cape Town, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, at 13h40 and arrives in Mauritius at 20h55, 5 hours and 15 minutes later. Flight MK846 departs Durban on Fridays and Sundays, at 12h10 and arrives in Mauritius, 4 hours later, at 18h10.
Air Mauritius Limited is the national airline of Mauritius, and is based in the capital of Port Louis. The airline operates regional and international flights to over 30 destinations, with a total of 80 flights per week. Its main hub is at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Mauritius.
The Air Mauritius fleet consists mainly of Airbus aircraft, ensuring a high-level of comfort during medium and long-haul flights to and from the tropical island. All of their aircraft are equipped with the best in satellite navigation and communication systems, offer spacious seating and efficient space for carry-on baggage. Surprisingly, Air Mauritius also have 2 Bell Jet Rangers in their aircraft fleet; helicopters which offer quick, and yet comfortable transportation. These aircraft provide the chance to witness a spectacular aerial view of Mauritius.
Air Mauritius and Hong Kong Airlines’ code-share agreement allows Air Mauritius to now operate two return flights a week between Hong Kong and Mauritius. Flights depart Mauritius on Thursdays and Sundays, while the return flights depart Hong Kong on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Carry on baggage
Passengers in economy class are allowed one piece of carry-on baggage that may weigh up to 7kg. Business class passengers are allowed 2 pieces of baggage that may weigh up to 7kg each.
Air Mauritius allow passengers in economy class 2 pieces of checked baggage that can weigh 23kg each. Business class passengers are also allowed 2 pieces of baggage that can weigh up to 32kg each.
Internet check-in helps you avoid the long queues at the airport. Select your seat and print out your boarding pass up to 3 hours before the flight’s departure. Check in counters close at least 1 hour before departure for inter-island flights and at least 2 hours for international flights.
Air Mauritius operates a two tier class option. Passengers can book tickets in either economy or business class.
Air Mauritius offers complimentary food and drink on all their flights.
Air Mauritius allows travelling with pets. Pets travelling with passengers must be checked in at the ticket counter. Passengers will have to produce the correct vaccine certificates and travel documents for their pets to be allowed to travel.
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