Air Mauritius scoops 5 awards at the 2018 World Travel Awards.

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Air Mauritius has been awarded Leading Indian Ocean Airline at the 2018 World Travel Awards. Taking home a total of five awards, this national carrier is set continue its strong growth domestically and abroad.

Mauritius’ national carrier, Air Mauritius, was recently honoured at the 2018 World Travel Awards, taking home five awards for the Indian Ocean region: Leading Airline; Leading Airline Brand; Leading Airline – Business Class; Leading Cabin Crew; and Leading Airport Lounge. The airline has been recognised as Leading Indian Ocean Airline a total of 13 times in the last 16 years.


In addition to the World Travel Awards it has received, Air Mauritius is also certified with the Skytrax 4-Star Airline Rating for the quality of the onboard product and service across both aircraft and cabin service operations, as well as its airport service standards. The 4-Star status puts Air Mauritius in another league – among the World’s top 40 Airlines.


Continually growing arrivals and flight services into Mauritius, as well as recognition of the national carrier as Leading Indian Ocean Airline for 16 years running are testament to the strength of Air Mauritius, as well as the fact that the island paradise remains a favourite holiday destination for tourists from across the globe.




Beyond the beautiful sea, stunning white sandy beaches and luxurious resorts and hotels along the coast of Mauritius, is a whole island waiting to be explored. From January to August 2018, tourist arrivals into Mauritius numbered 872,217, a 4% increase on the figure of 838,397 for the same period in 2017. The wide selection of accommodation and attractions, including the variety of cultural, culinary and sporting activities ensure this tropical island remains a destination of choice for many international travellers, as well as an extremely appealing home for the large number of expats who reside there.


Learn more about the exciting Mauritius-based A330 and A340 First Officer, A340 Captain, and ATR72-500 Captain opportunities currently available with Rishworth Aviation and Air Mauritius below.



About Rishworth Aviation and Air Mauritius

Rishworth Aviation is excited to work with award winning airline Air Mauritius, to provide excellent pilot job opportunities. A330 and A340 First Officers, A340 Captains, and ATR72-500 Captain pilot jobs are available and are based in Port Louis in the beautiful island paradise of Mauritius. These opportunities are for a 36 month term, with the possibility of extension.  



Rishworth Aviation has a dedicated Air Mauritius team in Europe, who are on hand to assist you during the application, screening and start of contract process and in adapting to working and living in Mauritius. We are here to facilitate communications with the airline, and ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible for you during your time with Air Mauritius.


Rishworth Aviation has an established record of successfully representing Pilots in Africa, including exclusive partnerships with Royal Air Maroc since 2002, and RwandAir since 2010. We are now offering pilots the opportunity to fly in sunny Mauritius for this expanding, award winning airline from their base in Port Louis.



Meet the Air Mauritius team at Rishworth Aviation


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