South African Airways has added an additional route to Port Louis in Mauritius, its third in the Indian Ocean Island.
Suspended for several months because of the coronavirus, the route was relaunched in November of last year, and now benefits from three weekly frequencies.
This six-hour flight, served from OR Tambo airport to Port Louis-Sir Seewoosagur Rangoolam, is now offered three times a week by Airbus A320 (24 + 114). It takes off on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays at 9:40 a.m. The return flight is scheduled for the same days at 4:30 p.m.
On this route, South African Airways is only in competition with Air Mauritius knowing that the two air operators have been sharing their codes for several months. The Mauritian carrier flies to the South African city every day using its A350-900 aircraft.
A member of Star Alliance, South African Airways has a fleet of seven aircraft, including three model A319s and two A320s. It also has an A330-300 type aircraft and another, the A340-300 model.