The Air Lease Company will provide two Airbus A330-900NEO’ t on a long term lease to Air flow Mauritius with delivery dates established for September and October the coming year, when two ageing Airbus A340’ s will be retired from the airline’ s fleet.
The new widebody jets will be powered by Progresses Royce Trent 7000 engines and provide passengers a dual class log cabin layout with 28 flatbed company class seats and 263 brand new generation economy class seats. The particular airline has opted not to incorporate a premium economy class section at this time as this value added option is definitely gaining traction now among the world’ s leading airlines.
Surroundings Mauritius also has orders for the Airbus A350XWB pending with the first 2 of these state of the art aircraft due intended for delivery in 2019 but rescheduled the dates for two more through 2020 to a provisional 2023.
The airline is also getting into retrofitting the existing long haul fleet associated with two Airbus A330-200 and 6 Airbus A340’ s with brand new seats, a new entertainment system plus notably WiFi on board.
Meanwhile will Amsterdam become a year-round destination for Mauritius as KLM provides announced a code shared airline flight, KL501, to operate every Monday, Thurs and Saturday, using a brand new Boeing B787-9 as of 30th of Oct this year. The aircraft will be providing a three class layout with regard to passengers with 30 flatbed Company Class seats, 45 Comfort Economic climate seats and 219 standard Economic climate Class seats.
The summer plan flights, as of 26th of Mar 2018, will be operated by Atmosphere Mauritius using an Airbus A340 on the way every Monday and Friday having a third service added for the a few months of August and October.
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