Mauritius and Portugal sign BASA, Air Mauritius to codeshare on Air France services

15 September, 2017

Mauritius and Portugal signed (14-Sep-2017) a bilateral air services agreement (BASA) on 14-Sep-2017. The main provisions are multiple designation of airlines by each party for up to seven weekly frequencies, third and fourth freedom traffic rights for the designated airlines and codesharing possibilities with airlines of either party and with airlines of third countries. The agreement is expected to enable Air Mauritius to expand its visibility in the Portuguese market. The airline intends to codeshare on Air France's Paris-Lisbon and Paris-Porto services. The agreement is expected to lead to growth in tourism between Mauritius and Portugal. [more - original PR]