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  • UPDATED: Seven injured in Airbus A330 test flight depressurisation

    <P>Seven occupants of an Air Mauritius Airbus <A href=";manufacturerType=CommercialAircraft&amp;navigationItemId=389&amp;aircraftId=379&amp;manufacturer=3001&amp;keyword=&amp;searchMode=Manufacturer">A330-200</A> aircraft were taken to hospital after a depressurisation incident yesterday (21 November).</P> <P>The twin-jet, the first of two A330s ordered by the carrier last year was performing a customer-acceptance flight from Toulouse, the final step in the process before an aircraft is delivered. It had been due to be formally received by Air&nbsp;Mauritius in the next few days.</P> <P>Ten people were on board the aircraft: three Airbus personnel, six from Air Mauritius and one representative of a supplier. Two pilots and an observer were in the cockpit at the time, while the others were moving around the cabin.</P> <P>"While in the cruise there was a sudden decompression," says a spokeswoman for

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  • FARNBOROUGH: Air Mauritius signs for six A350s

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    News | 03 Nov 2014 14:13 | Olivier Bonnassies

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  • Air Mauritius reduces first-quarter losses

    News | 15 Aug 2014 14:35 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Air Mauritius recorded a loss of nearly €7 million ($9 million) during the first quarter, but points out that this was an improvement on last year’s figure.
  • ANALYSIS: Farnborough air show 2014 order tracker (final)

    News | 17 Jul 2014 14:00

    Despite collective order commitments of over 1,000 during the show, and more than 200 option commitments, total business announced during Farnborough was below last year's Paris air show. Total order and option commitments for Farnborough reached 1,210 compared with just under 1,500 at Paris.
  • FARNBOROUGH: Late deal takes A330neo total to 121

    News | 17 Jul 2014 13:18 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Airbus landed commitments for four A330-800neo aircraft from a prospective Asian customer which, along with a late agreement with Russia’s Transaero, brought the total potential orders for the re-engined jet to 121.
  • FARNBOROUGH: Competitive threats pushed Air Mauritius toward A350

    News | 16 Jul 2014 12:59 | Mavis Toh

    Air Mauritius expects Airbus A350-900s to help it stay on top of the competition in the long-haul market, and is also reviewing its short-haul fleet needs.
  • FARNBOROUGH: Air Mauritius signs for six A350s

    News | 16 Jul 2014 11:58

    Air Mauritius has signed a memorandum of understanding that covers four A350-900s and is to lease an additional two aircraft of the variant, says Airbus.