PARIS- Flag carrier of Mauritius, Air Mauritius (MK), has officially placed an order for three Airbus (EPA: AIR) A350 aircraft to enhance its presence in Europe and South Asia.
By adding these three state-of-the-art planes, Air Mauritius will expand its A350 fleet to a total of seven. In addition to its existing fleet of four A350 and four A330 Airbus aircraft.
Air Mauritius Orders three Airbus A350 at Paris Air Show
Mr. Kresimir Kucko, CEO of Air Mauritius, expressed his satisfaction with the partnership between Air Mauritius and Airbus, which spans three decades.
He stated, “Air Mauritius is proud to renew its confidence in Airbus and its products. Further 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,” added Mr. Kucko
Christian Scherer, Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International at Airbus applauded Air Mauritius for prioritizing the A350 in its long-haul fleet modernization plan.
He stated, “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.”
Ultra Long Hual A350
The A350 stands out as the most advanced and fuel-efficient widebody aircraft globally. Further making it the 300-410 seater category industry leader.
Boasting an impressive non-stop range of up to 9,700nm, the A350 offers the longest range capability among all current commercial airliners.
The A350’s design incorporates cutting-edge technologies and aerodynamics, setting new benchmarks for efficiency and passenger comfort.
Its utilization of lightweight materials and state-of-the-art engines contributes to its status as the most fuel-efficient large widebody aircraft.
Additionally, the A350’s noise footprint has been significantly reduced by 50 percent compared to previous-generation aircraft, making it the quietest in its class.
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