With Mauritius gradually reopening its borders for international travelers, Emirates has announced plans to resume its passenger services to the island-nation with two weekly flights from Dubai, beginning July 15. To serve market demand, the airline has also announced it will deploy its iconic Emirates A380 aircraft to Mauritius starting August 1. Fully vaccinated travelers can enjoy a getaway in a list of pre-approved COVID-19 safe resorts across the island.
Emirates’ flights to Mauritius will operate on Thursdays and Saturdays. Starting from July 15, the route will be served by a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, and from August 1, by the Emirates A380 aircraft.
The Emirates A380 is popular for its spacious and comfortable cabins and the airline will continue to expand its deployment in line with the gradual return in demand. Emirates currently operates the A380 to New York’s JFK Airport, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Toronto, Paris, Munich, Vienna, Frankfurt, Moscow, Amman, Cairo and Guangzhou.
Mauritius’s beaches, water and landscapes are a huge draw for travelers across the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Emirates passengers can also enjoy other Indian Ocean destinations, as the airline offers 28 weekly flights to Maldives and seven weekly flights to Seychelles.
From July 15 to September 30, 2021, Mauritius will open its borders to vaccinated passengers and Mauritian nationals. From October 1, the island will start welcoming fully vaccinated travelers who can explore the island freely with no restrictions. For more details on entry requirements to Mauritius, customers can check the travel requirements page on Emirates’ website.
As international borders reopen and travel restrictions ease, Emirates continues to expand its network safely and sustainably. The airline has resumed passenger services to over 120 destinations and by the end of July, it will have recovered close to 90 percent of its pre-pandemic network.