KLM and Air Mauritius launch joint flights


KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will introduce a direct flight from Amsterdam to Mauritius in co-operation with Air Mauritius, as from 30 October.

The flights to Mauritius will be operated in KLM’s newest aircraft, the Boeing 787-9, which carries 30 World business class seats, 45 economy comfort seats, and 219 economy class seats.

As from 30 October, flight KL501 will depart on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays from Amsterdam at 17h20 and arrive in Mauritius at 07h35. The flight will leave Mauritius at 09h45 to arrive back at Schiphol airport at 18h35. All times are local.

The summer service will be operated by Air Mauritius, twice a week effective 26 March 2018, on Mondays and Fridays. A third weekly flight will be added on Wednesdays in August and October.

Air Mauritius will operate the Amsterdam-Mauritius route with an Airbus A340 with 28 business class seats and 264 economy class seats. Through this partnership, KLM and Air Mauritius will be able to provide a year-round product.