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On the Air Mauritius website, go to Manage Booking, enter your Booking Reference (PNR Number) and Surname, and click on Search.
>Your booking details will be retrieved. On this screen, you have the possibility to modify your contact details and buy Extra Services, e.g. Excess Baggage, Exit Seats, etc.
Exit seats are available for sale on a first-come first-served basis, subject to availability.
They can be booked at the time that you are creating your online booking or under <Manage Booking> after you have purchased your ticket. Alternatively, exit seats can be bought at the airport, or at any of our ticketing offices, or through our Contact Centre.
As Passengers opting for exit seats, please ensure that you meet the criteria for exit seat allocation.
Step 1: Search
Enter the Origin, Destination, Flights dates, Travel class, Passenger Type (Adult, Child, Infant), Number of passengers.
Click on Search.
Step 2: Flights
Choose the travel dates / tariffs that best suit your needs.
Step 3: Review
Check if you have rightly selected your flights. This screen also shows the total amount payable for all passengers, inclusive of taxes and surcharges.
Step 4: Travelers
Enter passenger name, date of birth (applicable for infant), email address, telephone number, frequent flyer number (if any).
Specify seat and meal requests for each leg in your trip, if desired.
Step 5: Purchase
Enter credit card details to proceed with payment.
Step 6: Reservation
You can view the booking confirmation on screen.
Your ticket(s) will be sent to you on the email address provided in step 4.
You have successfully completed your booking.
You can go to <Manage Booking> to update your contact details or buy ancillaries (Excess Baggage, Exit Seat, etc.) anytime before your flight.
Please send your request with your booking reference (PNR) details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that cancellation rules will apply, and your ticket may not be refundable..
Passengers between 5 and 14 years old may travel alone as Unaccompanied Minors (UM) on our flights. However, UMs are not allowed to travel on flights that are not operated by Air Mauritius for travel to Paris and via Paris. The above restriction equally applies to our airline partners.
Guardians must inform Air Mauritius of UM at the time the flight is booked and fill out the necessary documentation.
Note that bookings for UMs cannot be made online. Please contact us for your reservations.
The documentation needed vary according to the type of passenger you are (student, senior citizen, unaccompanied minor, etc), the regulations that apply at your destination, etc. Learn more.
Air Mauritius offers services to assist persons with reduced mobility at the airport. Special arrangements may be made for passengers with other disabilities. In the event that we must escort a passenger, we will need to be informed at least 72 hours before departure.
You can book online for up to nine (9) passengers, including all adults and children in your travelling party.
For more than 9 passengers travelling together on the same flights and dates, please contact our group desk. To receive pricing regarding group fare, travel agents and individual tour leaders are requested to email our Group desk: email@example.com.
Payment methods will depend on the country of residence that you have selected when making your booking.
The standard payment options available for all countries are Debit and Credit Cards. Cards accepted are:
- Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, American Express, Dinners Club, JCB.
Additionally, if you wish to have more time to think before making your payment, you may opt for the ‘Time To Think’ option, and pay within 72 hours.
Residents of Mauritius also have the Pay Later option that allows them to make their booking online and then pay at an Air Mauritius office or through the Contact Centre.
Students and Senior Citizens residing in Mauritius can book online and send their supporting documents on firstname.lastname@example.org or fax them on +230 466 9014. They can then pay and have their tickets issued within 72 hours either at our ticket offices or through our Contact Centre on +230 207 7575.
Since we have different payment options from different countries, we would ask that you check during the booking process what payment options are given to you. If your desired payment option is not shown, it may not be available for the country of residence you have chosen.
For more information, please visit our Special Assistance section.
If you paid for your ticket online by credit or debit card, and confirmed that you have been charged but did not receive your e-ticket via email, please contact us either by e-mail email@example.com or on +230 207 7575, and provide details on the transaction, so that it can be traced.
Air Mauritius Contact Centre or our local office will contact you in case of any change to your flight. It is important to include in your reservations a telephone number and an email address on which we can communicate with you. To verify that your contact details have been correctly captured in your booking, go to <Manage Booking> on the Air Mauritius website.
If your reservation includes a return flight within 24 hours from the departure time of your first flight, you are offered the opportunity to check in for your return flight as well.
As long as you are in the "Select Seat" screen, you are able to change your seat. However as per our conditions of carriage, Air Mauritius does not guarantee that you will get the seat chosen.
All flights operated by Air Mauritius.
All flights operated by Air France departing from Mauritius and Paris only.
Please check the list of airports where Internet Check-in is applicable on Air Mauritius flights.
If you have completed the check-in process online and need to change your flight plans, kindly contact us on +230 6033030 prior to the flight departure for your check-in to be cancelled or call your local Air Mauritius contacts at the airport.
You can change seats for yourself and your travel companions during Internet check-in by using the "Change" function on the "Select Seat" screen.
If you have already selected your seat at the time of reservation, you can check or change your seat.
Seats are available according to the seat map showed. As long as you are on the "Select Seat" screen you are able to change your seat. However as per our conditions of carriage, Air Mauritius does not guarantee that you will get the seat chosen.
The availability of seats differs per flight, aircraft type, destination, flight date and carrier. There are occasional instances in which operational exigencies do not show available seats on Internet check-in. We apologize for the inconvenience and we kindly request you to collect your seat number at the airport.
If your journey consists of 2 or more flights, you may have the option to check-in on the onward flights provided that those flights are already open for online check-in in the respective airline system. This is referred to as Through Check-In.
You receive a booking reference code once you have made a booking and it consists of 6 digits and/or letters. You can find this code on your booking confirmation. A booking code is also known as a confirmation code or reservation number.
A flight number is the number of a booked flight. This number can be found on your (e)-ticket confirmation and consists of two letters and three/four numbers (e.g. MK 034).
A frequent flyer number is a loyalty membership number. You can check your number on your Miles statement or on your frequent flyer card. For any query on the kestrelflyer programme, click here
An e-ticket number is a specific number, printed on your e-ticket confirmation. It mostly consists of 13 digits. In case of a 14-digits e-ticket number, please use the first 13 digits.
An e-ticket is an acronym for electronic ticket. It is a digital ticket that is stored in our reservation system, for which confirmation is granted electronically instead of by a paper ticket.
Depending on the facilities offered at your airport of departure you can print the following:
Boarding pass: this printed document is your boarding pass. Please bring along this document to the airport. Some airports do not allow printing this document at home. In that case you are kindly requested to collect your boarding pass at the airport.
Confirmation document: this document shows a confirmation of your Internet check-in process and is offered when you are not allowed to print your boarding pass. You are kindly requested to collect your boarding pass at the airport.
Trip Summary: this document shows details of your booked journey. This document is not mandatory but you are requested to retain the printed copy for presentation at the airports that may require it.
For Mauritius airport, all passengers must report to the dedicated Airport e-Services Check In Counter at least 1 hour before departure for inter-island flights (Reunion and Rodrigues) and at least 2 hours for International flights. For other airports, passengers with hand luggage only can proceed directly to the boarding gate.
When you are traveling with hand baggage only: you are requested to be at your departure gate at the indicated boarding time noted on your boarding pass. For Mauritius airport, passenger will have to present themselves at the e-Services check-in counter. If passenger is not present at the time of closure of boarding gate, Air Mauritius reserves the right to accept passengers on the flight. Please refer to our conditions of carriage.
You have a group reservation of 10 or more persons.
When traveling with an infant (younger than 2 years).
Unaccompanied minors: a child aged 5 to 12 who is not accompanied by a person aged 15 or older in the same booking.
Passengers who have chosen for assistance and are not accompanied by a person aged 15 or older in the same booking.
Your airport of departure does not have Internet check-in facilities.
Internet check-in is available at the majority of airports; however, due to immigration, security or airport restrictions some airports do not have this facility. For instance, passengers checking in online on flights departing from Mumbai to Mauritius cannot print their boarding passes; they need to have it issued at the check-in counters. Likewise, passengers departing from Antananarivo need to collect their boarding passes at airport counters even if they have a printed boarding pass.
If due to unavoidable circumstances you were not able to print out your own boarding pass or you forgot it, please note the following times:
Domestic flights: Contact the check-in counter at least 1 hour before departure.
International flights: Contact the check-in counter at least 2 hours before departure.
>Internet check-in is available from 30 hours up to 2 hours* before your flight's departure.
Departure from Mumbai: passenger can check-in online anytime from 30 hours up to 4 hours before flight departure.
Operational exigencies may temporarily cause Internet check-in to be disabled for a particular flight. We apologize for the inconvenience and kindly request you to try again later or to check in at the airport.
Your e-ticket number is printed on your e-ticket confirmation. The e-ticket number is a 14-digit number; please use the first 13 digits.
If you have reserved an e-ticket via a travel agent and you have not received an e-ticket number and/or booking number, we recommend that you contact your travel agent to get your e-ticket number and/or booking number.
For legal reasons you should be in the possession of a valid passport / visa needed for your destination. Therefore when you check in for one or more travel companions, you should also confirm that they possess valid passports and visa needed for their destination.
Dangerous & Restricted goods
- Carbon dioxide, solid (dry ice) in quantities not exceeding 2.5 kg (5 lb) per passenger when used to pack perishables, not subject to the Dangerous Goods Regulations, in checked baggage or hand baggage, provided the package permits the release of carbon dioxide gas. Operator approval is required. Dry ice in checked baggage must be marked « dry ice » or « carbon dioxide, solid » with the indication that the net weight is 2.5 kg or less.
- Avalanche rescue backpack, one (1) per passenger, equipped with a pyrotechnic trigger mechanism containing less than 200 mg net of Division 1.4S and less than 250 mg of compressed gas in Division 2.2. The backpack must be packed so it cannot be accidentally activated. The airbags within the backpacks must be fitted with pressure relief valves.
- Insulated packages containing refrigerated liquid nitrogen (dry shipper), fully absorbed in a porous material and intended for transport, at low temperatures, of non-dangerous products are not subject to these regulations provided the design of the insulated packaging would not allow the build-up of pressure within the container and would not permit the release of any refrigerated liquid nitrogen irrespective of the orientation of the insulated packaging.
- Non-flammable gas cylinder fitted into a life jacket containing carbon dioxide or other suitable gas in Division 2.2, up to two (2) small cylinders per passenger, and up to two (2) spare cartridges.
- Oxygen or air gaseous, small cylinders required for medical use.
- Aerosols in Division 2.2, with no subsidiary risk, for sporting or home use.
- Non-radioactive medicinal or toilet articles (including aerosols) such as hairsprays, perfumes, colognes and medicines containing alcohol. The total net quantity of these articles must not exceed 2 kg (4.4 lb) or 2 litres (4 pints), and the net quantity of each single article must not exceed 0.5 kg (1 lb) or 0.5 litre (1 pint). Release valves on aerosols must be protected by a cap or other suitable means to prevent inadvertent release of content.
- Alcoholic beverages, when in retail packaging, containing more than 24% but not more than 70% alcohol by volume, in receptacles not exceeding 5 litres, with a total net quantity per person of 5 litres.
- Non-flammable, non-toxic gas cylinders worn for the operation of mechanical limbs and spare cylinders of a similar size to ensure adequate supply for the duration of the journey.
- Consumer electronic devices containing lithium or lithium ion cells or batteries, such as watches, calculating machines, cameras, cellular phones, lap-top computers, camcorders, when carried by passengers or crew for personal use.
- Hair curlers containing hydrocarbon gas, up to one (1) per passenger or crew member, provided that the safety cover is securely fitted over the heating element. They may not be used on board the aircraft at any time. Gas refills for hair curlers are not permitted in hand baggage or checked baggage.
- Medical or clinical thermometer, which contains mercury, one (1) per passenger for personal use and must be in a protective case.
- Ammunition with explosive or incendiary projectiles as well as flares and fireworks.
- Disabling devices such as mace and pepper spray containing an irritant or incapacitation substance.
- Security type 'attaché cases', cash boxes, cash bags incorporating dangerous goods such as lithium batteries and/or pyrotechnic material.
- Radioisotopic cardiac pacemakers or other devices, including those powered by lithium batteries, implanted into a person, or radiopharmaceuticals contained within the body of a person as the result of a medical treatment
- Safety matches or a cigarette lighter that does not contain unabsorbed liquid fuel, other than liquefied gas.
- Lighter fuel and lighter refills.
- 'Strike anywhere' matches.
- Personal mobility devices such as air wheel, solo wheel, hover board, mini-Segway and balance wheel. Exception: Powered mobility aids such as wheel chairs are allowed.
Note : One small packet of safety matches or a cigarette lighter that does not contain unabsorbed liquid fuel, other than liquefied gas, may be carried on one’s person for that person’s own use. They are however not permitted in checked nor hand baggage.
In case of doubt about the acceptance of any item, please contact your local Air Mauritius office.
For all matters concerning your flight or our conditions of carriage, please feel free to consult our Conditions of Carriage
- Heat producing articles such as underwater torches (diving lamps) and soldering irons
- Mercury barometer or thermometer carried by a representative of a government weather bureau or similar official agency
- No more than two spare lithium or lithium ion cells or batteries for consumer electronic devices. These batteries must be individually protected to prevent short circuits
- Fuel cell systems, and spare fuel cartridges powering portable electronic devices (for example, cameras, cellular phones, laptop computers and camcorders)
- Portable Electronic Devices (Including Medical Devices) containing Batteries
Portable electronic devices
Whether they are carried by passengers or crew for personal use, portable electronic devices should be carried in your carry-on baggage.
These portable electronic devices include:
1) Medical devices such as portable oxygen concentrators (POCs)
2) Personal electronic devices such as cameras, mobile phones, laptops, tablets and batteries
Avoid possible short circuits by individually protecting the batteries in their original packaging or by taping the exposed terminals. You can also store them separately in a plastic bag or protective pouch, allowing you to carry them in your carry-on baggage.
Below take knowledge of the conditions subjected to lithium batteries:
(a) Each installed or spare battery must not exceed:
1. For lithium metal or lithium alloy batteries, a lithium content of not more than 2 g; or
2. For lithium ion batteries, a watt-hour rating of not more than 100 Wh.
(b) All items containing lithium metal or lithium ion cells or batteries for the supply of energy, such as power banks, are only permitted in carry-on baggage. These items must be individually protected to avoid short circuits by placing them in the original packaging, by taping the terminals or placing each battery separately in a plastic bag or protective pouch;
(c) Electronic cigarettes containing lithium batteries are permitted in carry-on baggage only.
- Ammunition (cartridges for weapons) securely packaged (in Division 1.4S, UN0012 or UN0014 only) not exceeding 5 kg (11 lb) gross weight per person for their own use, excluding ammunition containing explosive or incendiary projectiles. Allowances for more than one passenger must not be combined. Special import regulations may apply in your destination country.
- Camping stoves and fuel combustible containers which contained a flammable liquid may be transported provided that the same tank and/or container has been completely emptied of all the combustible liquid and that measures have been taken to eliminate the danger.
Wheelchairs or other battery-powered mobility devices with spillable batteries.
All wheelchairs or other mobility devices powered by non-spillable batteries are accepted if:
- the battery is disconnected,
- the battery terminal is isolated to avoid accidental short circuits,
- the battery is securely attached to the wheelchair or mobility aid.
Wheelchairs/mobility aids with gel batteries do not require battery disconnection, as long as it is well isolated to avoid the risk of short circuits.
How many miles do I earn when I fly a specific sector?
I have a kestrelflyer red card. What benefits am I entitled to?
I have a kestrelflyer silver card. What benefits am I entitled to?
I have a kestrelflyer gold card. What benefits am I entitled to?
How much additional baggage do I get with my kestrelflyer card?
I wish to use my miles to get a free ticket. How many miles do I need?
I wish to buy excess luggage using my miles. How many miles do I need?
How many miles are required for upgrading to business class?
How do I redeem my kestrelflyer miles for excess luggage, upgrade or obtaining a free ticket?
I am short of miles and would like to use the Cash & Miles facility to get a free ticket. What should I do ?
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There are 2 possible causes for this:
1: If you have been redirected to the Air Mauritius page via another website, try going directly to the Air Mauritius website using this link: www.airmauritius.com and book directly from there.
2: Your credit card type may not be one of the accepted cards. Note that Visa and Mastercard are accepted in all markets.
Please check with the financial institution which has issued your card, and try again. If the problem still persists, please revert back to us at firstname.lastname@example.org..
Yes. Note, however, that your offer amount will not be refunded and you may be subject to an additional charge for changing or cancelling your original ticket, as per the fare conditions applicable to your original ticket.
Yes. You can make offers for multiple flight segments. You will receive separate email notifications for each flight segment.
You can make an offer only for Air Mauritius flights with an Air Mauritius flight number originating from or departing to Mauritius, and operated either by Air Mauritius or our partner Air France.
You can make an offer on the Air Mauritius website at www.airmauritius.com in 3 simple and easy steps:
Enter your reservation number (PNR) and your last name, as shown on your ticket.
Enter the price which you are willing to pay for the upgrade on your selected flight.
Provide the details of your debit or credit card which will be charged only if we accept your offer.
A confirmation email will be sent to you to confirm your offer.
Note that if there are other passengers on the same reservation, you will be deemed to have made an offer for all passengers, and your offer price will be multiplied by the corresponding number of passengers.
You can also ask your travel agent to make the offer on your behalf, but you may be subject to a service fee charged separately by your travel agent for the service rendered.
You may go directly to our website as from the next day after purchasing your ticket to check your eligibility for an upgrade and make your offer. Alternatively, at 14 days before departure, we will invite you via email to make an offer. Please ensure that you provide your email address when making your reservation.
You may not be eligible if:
- You do not yet have a ticket
- You are travelling with an Infant
- You are travelling with a group of more than 9 persons on the same reservation
- Your reservation is not yet confirmed
- Your flight is less than 3 days from now (72 hours).
- Your flight is not operated by Air Mauritius or Air France
Yes. If Air Mauritius has to cancel your upgrade for any reason and is not able to transfer your upgrade to another flight, you will be refunded for the upgrade and the refund will be made to the card that was used to pay for the upgrade. You will be returned to your original class of service with the corresponding service levels, but with no guarantee that the original seat number will still be available.
The Air Mauritius UpgradeNow is a service that gives the opportunity to upgrade to a higher class of service by making an offer at a price level that would be deemed acceptable by Air Mauritius. Economy Class passengers may upgrade to Premium Economy or Business Class, whereas Premium Economy passengers may upgrade to Business Class.
An offer can be made as from the next day after purchasing your ticket and up to 3 days (72 hours) before departure. You may change or cancel your offer up to 3 days (72 hours) before departure as long as we have not yet processed your offer. Note, however, that we may accept your offer at any time after you have made your offer, in which case you will not be able to change or cancel your offer.
We will process your offer, and make a decision no later than 2 days before departure. You will be notified by email as to whether your offer has been accepted or not.
Yes. You will get the same service as a premium class passenger, such as priority check-in, extra baggage allowance, extra Kestrelflyer miles, lounge access, etc. Additionally, all special service requests already made will be transferred when you are upgraded, including special meals.
No. The fare conditions for your ticket will remain the same as per the original fare that you purchased, in terms of cancelation fee, re-booking fee, minimum and maximum stay, and other conditions.
Baggage is unable to be through checked from Mauritius to Melbourne, Sydney or other Australian cities. Passengers must clear customs and immigration at Perth Airport’s International terminal before taking their baggage to the Virgin Australia check-in counter at Perth Airport’s Domestic terminal.
If a passenger holds two separate tickets e.g. one ticket with Air Mauritius and one ticket with Virgin Australia then his/her baggage will not be through checked to his/her final destination.
For those passengers who hold a single through Air Mauritius/Virgin Australia ticket, baggage will be through checked to their final destination. Virgin Australia will issue a silver transfer wallet to passengers. The transfer wallet will need to be handed to the Air Mauritius check-in representative at the Perth International Airport so that the passengers' through checked baggages can be recorded and any excess baggage charged accordingly if applicable.
A passenger is unable to utilise his/her frequent flyer points towards an Air Mauritius/Virgin Australia through ticket. If a passenger wants to utilise his/her points then he/she will need to make his/her booking directly with Virgin Australia and baggage will not be through checked.
Unfortunately unaccompanied minors are unable to be accommodated on Virgin Australia flights with interline connections on Air Mauritius. Passengers requiring medical assistance should contact Virgin Australia directly to confirm.
Passengers will need to check-in for their Virgin Australia flight domestically to obtain their first boarding pass and then check-in for their Air Mauritius flight at the Perth International Airport to receive their second boarding pass. No passenger can be through checked-in in either direction.
Virgin Australia will honour the Air Mauritius standard 30kg allowance for economy class and 40kg for business class passengers. Additional allowances for infants, students, sporting equipment and Kestrelflyer members will not apply. Please refer to our website for our checked baggage allowances.
Air Mauritius is able to assist passengers relating to Air Mauritius disrupted flights only; please refer to our terms and conditions of carriage listed on our website.
Virgin Australia will only be able to get a passenger to his final destination relating to the Virgin Australia sector of the Air Mauritius/Virgin Australia through ticket. Virgin Australia will not cover any missed international flights. Please refer to Virgin Australia’s terms and conditions of carriage listed on its website. www.virginaustralia.com
Every State and territory has specific quarantine requirements detailing items that are allowed to be taken across the borders. Restrictions apply to the movement within Australia of various fruits, vegetables, plants and animals. Disposal bins are available at the domestic arrival area of the Perth Airport. For more information you can refer to the following website. www.quarnatinedomestic.com.au
A wedding dress can be taken on board a Virgin Australia flight providing it complies with Virgin Australia carry-on luggage limits of 7kg’s and the dress can fit and then be stowed in an overhead locker.
Passengers will be charged separately by Virgin Australia and Air Mauritius for their respective flights. Excess for Virgin Australia flights is payable at the Virgin Australia domestic check-in counter and excess for Air Mauritius flights is payable at the Air Mauritius check-in counter at Perth Airport International terminal.
Check this page for information on applicable excess baggage rate by Air Mauritius.
Virgin Australia applies the piece concept for excess luggage on its flights. Each passenger is entitled to up to 9 pieces of excess luggage weighing up to 23 kgs each. Excess baggage is charged at 40 AUD for the first piece, 100 AUD for two pieces, 160 AUD for three pieces and 120 AUD per piece for four to nine pieces.
Virgin Australia payment for excess baggage can be made at the Virgin Australia check-in counter at the relevant domestic airport of departure or by calling the Virgin Australia Guest Services Centre on 13 67 89. For passengers calling outside Australia the Virgin Australia Guest Services Centre can be contacted on +61 7 3295 2296.
Air Mauritius students and Kestrelflyer members have to pay for their Virgin Australia excess baggage in the same manner as a commercial passenger either at the domestic airport or by contacting the Guest Services Centre via telephone.
Any individual piece of excess luggage exceeding the maximum weight of 32 kgs will not be accepted at check-in. Passengers with luggage exceeding the maximum weight or check-in measurement requirements will be requested to look for freight forwarding options. Please contact the Virgin Australia Guest Services Centre if you are unsure of whether your luggage measurements meet the Virgin Australia specifications for the aircraft type you are flying on, e.g. surfboards & kite surfing equipment have different specifications depending on what aircraft type you are flying on.
For more information please refer to the Virgin Australia and Air Mauritius websites for up to date excess baggage rates and baggage policy specifications.
No, however it is advisable that passengers with onward connections to Mauritius and beyond pack their carry-on luggage in line with their international flight requirements. This will save re-packing in Perth and ensure compliance with restrictions so that LAGs are not confiscated by authorities. Please refer to the Air Mauritius website link following for more information.
Complimentary food and beverages will be provided on all flights between Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. Alcoholic beverages are provided complimentary after midday. When travelling on other routes to/from Perth meals are not provided in economy class, they will only be provided in business class.
On Airbus A330 aircraft in-flight entertainment is complimentary and headsets are provided free of charge. On other aircrafts in-flight entertainment will not be provided on Virgin Australia in economy class unless the passenger pays on board and the aircraft has in-flight entertainment facility. Passengers will receive access to in-flight entertainment when travelling with Virgin Australia in business class irrespective of the aircraft type.