SSRIA Closes Temporarily Due to Cyclone Warning Class 3 in Mauritius

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Further to the issue of a Cyclone Warning Class 3 (Three) by the Mauritius Meteorological Services, Airports of Mauritius Co. Limited (AML) wishes to inform intending passengers and the general public that SSR International airport will be temporarily closed on Monday 20 February 2023 as from 07:10Hrs (Local Time), until further notice.  

Intending passengers are advised to contact their respective airlines for further information on the status of their flights and not to proceed to the airport, unless receiving confirmation of the revised departure time.

AML apologises for any inconvenience caused, and reassures the public that it intends to resume its activities as soon as possible.


Suite à l’avertissement de cyclone de classe 3 en vigueur actuellement à Maurice, l’aéroport international SSR cessera temporairement ses opérations, ce lundi 20 février 2023 à partir de 07H10.  

De ce fait, les voyageurs concernés sont invités à prendre contact avec leurs compagnies aériennes respectives, afin de confirmer la programmation de leurs vols. Il est aussi demandé aux voyageurs de ne pas se diriger vers l’aéroport sans avoir obtenu une confirmation de départ.

AML regrette tout inconvénient et rassure le public que tout sera mis en œuvre pour une reprise des opérations dès que les conditions nécessaires seront réunies. 



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L’aéroport international SSR reste opérationnel.

Airports of Mauritius Co. Ltd (AML) informe les voyageurs et le public que l’aéroport international SSR reste opérationnel en ce vendredi 27 janvier 2023.

Toutes les dispositions seront prises dans la mesure du possible, pour maintenir les prestations habituelles aux passagers. 

Nous recommandons également aux passagers de rester en contact avec leurs compagnies aériennes respectives.

AML invite les passagers et le public à faire preuve de vigilance, afin d’assurer la sécurité de tous.


English Version

SSR International Airport Operational


Airports of Mauritius Co. Ltd (AML) informs all intending passengers and the public that SSR International Airport remains operational this Friday 27 January 2023.

Measures have been taken, as far as possible, to maintain normal operations and services.

 AML recommends to passengers and to the public to take all necessary precautions in view of the deteriorated weather conditions prevailing.  

AML & ATOL Clean up Airport Vicinity

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In the context of the International Volunteer day 2022, AML and ATOL staff volunteered to clean up the motorway leading to the SSR International Airport. This initiative aims at contributing to the national efforts being made to improve the cleanliness of the country. At the end of the activity, some 10,200L of waste, including 4000L of PET bottles were collected from the roads.



AML and ATOL will continue to work together to implement additional initiatives for a "Cleaner Airport Environment." 

AML Wins ACI Africa Safety Award 2022- Excellence in SMS

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SSR International Airport again distinguished itself during the ACI World–Africa Annual General Assembly, Conference  & Exhibition 2022 held in Morocco end of October. Indeed, during a special Awards Ceremony hosted by ACI Africa, AML received the Safety Award 2022—Excellence in Safety Management System for the Eastern Africa Region.

This recognition comes at an opportune time where traffic is gradually picking up and where the sector needs all the incentives it can take to put it back firmly on the way of recovery.

AML & ATOL Host Blood Donation at SSRIA

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AML and ATOL in collaboration with the National Blood Transfusion Service of the MOH&W are hosting a Blood Donation on 28 October 2022 at the Ground Floor of the Passenger Terminal of SSRIA. 


This initiative aims at supporting the National Blood Bank is reconstituting its stock and keeping same at an acceptable level to cater for medical emergencies. 

AML signs agreement with CEB to develop New Solar Farm at SSRIA

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AML signed an agreement with the CEB for the setting up of a Solar Photovoltaic Facility at the airport. AML is thus among the 17 pioneer public bodies which partnered with the CEB under its Greenfield Renewable Energy Scheme.

This major initiative aims at implementing Government's endeavour of further privileging the production and use of renewable energy so as to develop a more resilient energy mix for the country. With the setting up of a Solar Farm at SSR International Airport, AML is working towards significantly reducing its carbon footprint and enhancing the sustainability of its airport operations.


Mauritius Airports participates in ACI World Governing Board Meeting 2022

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AML participated in the first meeting for 2022 of the World Governing Board of Airports Council International (ACI), in the Sultanate of Oman a few days ago. Mauritius Airport was represented by Mr Siven Chellen, Officer-in-Charge of AML and also Board Director of ACI World and ACI Africa. The gathering of the Captains of the Airport Industry was the chosen platform to discuss key issues and future strategies to allow the sector to rebound after the pandemic and to facilitate recovery after several challenging months.

Photo Courtesy: Oman Airports

This meeting was also the opportunity for the OIC of AML, to share the perspective of the African airports and to wish for enhanced cooperation between ACI members. Other subjects discussed included sustainability initiatives, the impact of rising oil prices and the repercussions of geo-political tensions in some regions of the world, among others.

Following the World Governing Board Meeting, several decisions were made with respect to the future strategies to be implemented for the benefit of ACI Members and to allow the sector to grow and prosper again.

SSRIA earns Best Airport Award and Best Hygiene Measures 2021

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We are pleased to announce the exciting news of SSRIA being awarded by ACI, not only Best Airport in Africa in its category but also Best Hygiene Measures in the region. This fantastic outcome results from the consistent efforts of all our team members and who therefore deserves our heartiest Congratulations!

These ASQ Awards for year 2021 also underscore the values and priorities of AML and ATOL in ensuring that we continue to offer excellent and safe passengers services, despite challenging circumstances.

Very recently, Government has put forward a new strategy to boost the local tourism industry by increasing bookings from existing markets while exploring new ones, by enhancing the travel and stay experience for guests and by improving connectivity. Our airport and team members have therefore a key role to play in the successful unfolding of above. In so doing, AML and ATOL have a unique opportunity of contributing directly to the recovery of our country and its national economy.

New protocol for entry to Mauritius

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The Government of Mauritius has decided to ease the conditions for entry to Mauritius as from 12 March 2022. As from this date, incoming passengers are no more required to present a negative PCR test before flying to Mauritius. However, travellers will need to undergo Covid-19 test on arrival in Mauritius.

For more information on the new conditions applicable, please visit the dedicated website