Air Mauritius, the flag carrier airline of Mauritius on Thursday announced that it will increase the frequency between Mumbai and Mauritius starting 27th March 2022.
The announcement follows the Indian government’s decision to resume regular commercial international passenger services to and from India on March 27, 2022.
Now, Air Mauritius’ operations to Mumbai (BOM) will be increased up to 05 weekly flights as from 27 March 2022, namely on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays with the Airbus A330-900neo.
Mumbai-Mauritius Flight Schedule
|Flight No||Departure||Dep. Time||Arrival||Arr. Time||Frequency|
|MK 748||Mauritius||17h30||Mumbai||01h10 (+1)||Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat & Sun|
|MK 749||Mumbai||02h55||Mauritius||07h25||Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun & Mon|
Air Mauritius is currently operating flights under the Air Bubble Arrangements, which is finalized in November 2021. The air bubble arrangements were designed to reestablish commercial passenger services when regular international flights were halted due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
Mauritius Drops Pre-Arrival PCR Test Requirement
It is worth mentioning that the Indian Ocean island nation has recently dropped the requirement for all incoming international travellers to present a negative PCR test before being allowed into Mauritius.
Earlier, fully vaccinated passengers had to present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure. The Ministry of Health and Wellness has dropped this requirement from 12 March 2022.
This move will make it much easier for business and leisure travellers to visit this Indian Ocean Island and is being warmly welcomed by the travel and hospitality industry in Mauritius.