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Emirates Resumes Service to Mauritius as the Nation Reopens Travel for International Tourists

From July 15, 2021, Emirates will restart flights to Mauritius, as the island nation gradually reopens its borders to international tourists. The carrier will deploy their iconic Airbus A380 flagship on the route from August 1st, 2021.


Emirates' Flagship Airbus A380 Super Jumbo - Courtesy Emirates

On Thursday (July 8, 2021), Emirates announced the restart of service to Mauritius from July 15, 2021, as the island nation gradually reopens its borders to international travelers. To meet increasing demand to the popular Indian Ocean destination, the carrier will deploy their iconic Airbus A380 flagship aircraft on the route starting August 1st, 2021. Fully-vaccinated travelers will enjoy a relaxing getaway at a list of pre-approved COVID-19 safe resorts.

Emirates will offer twice-weekly service to Mauritius on Thursdays and Saturdays from July 15th with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, which will be upgraded to an A380 from August 1st. Emirates flight EK 701 departs Dubai at 02:35 and arrives in Mauritius at 09:10 local time. The return flight, EK 704, will operate on Fridays and Sundays, departing Mauritius at 23:10 and arriving in Dubai at 05:35 local time the following day. The carrier’s Airbus A380 flagship experience remains a favorite among guests, for its spacious and comfortably appointed cabins and Emirates’ world-class service. Emirates currently operates the A380 to New York-JFK, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Toronto, Frankfurt, Amman, Cairo and Guangzhou.


Mauritius is one of the most popular holiday destinations, offering white sand beaches, crystal clear water and lush landscapes. The island nation attracts visitors from the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and others. Emirates also offers service to other Indian Ocean destinations, including 38 weekly flights to the Maldives and seven weekly flights to the Seychelles. From July 15th through September 30th, Mauritius will open their borders to vaccinated travelers and Mauritian nationals, which will be required to stay at an approved resort. After October 1st, vaccinated visitors will be welcome to explore the island freely and without restrictions.



Source: Emirates

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