Airline company AirAsia has expressed interest in Mauritius as a destination for which it has already sold around 8,000 seats, according to its Chief Commercial Official, Arik De.
The first flight has been scheduled for October 4. CCO Arik De has recently visited Mauritius to prepare for the inaugural flight. Otherwise, three flights to Plaisance per week will become the norm.
The clients come from a range of countries: China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, and India. They will be taking off from the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. The company normally offers low-cost flights to Asia and Australia. According to its CCO, AirAsia will be contributing to the economic growth and development of Mauritius.