Posted on: 25 May 2016 by Mark Howells
AirAsia X has added to its route network with Mauritius as the next destination to be connected directly from Kuala Lumpur, with three times weekly flights which start on 4 October 2016.
This new destination will be operated with Airbus A330-300s having a capacity of 377 seats, inclusive of 12 Premium Flatbeds. Mauritious will be AirAsia X Group’s 22nd destination throughout its route network.
AirAsia X Berhad CEO Benyamin Ismail commented, “At AirAsia X, we aim to provide everyone with the opportunity to fly further at the most affordable rate. We are very proud to be the only airline to offer nonstop direct flights on this route, and to add Mauritius into our growing list of nonstop travel options from Kuala Lumpur. We are sure that the announcement of this route will definitely excite the market, especially here in Malaysia. Apart from that, the flight to the paradise of Mauritius is perfectly timed to connect to all points in our vast network in Asia and Australasia using the FlyThru service.”
Flights will depart from Kuala Lumpur at 10:25 on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday and will land in Mauritius at 13:25. In the opposite direction, take off from Mauritius on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday will be at 02:55, with touchdown in KL at 14:20 (all times local).