Enhanced efficiency at SSR International Airport

SSR International Airport
The Sir Seewoosagar Ramgoolam International Airport of Mauritius experiences a new era since the inauguration of its terminal in September last year. This high-tech décor hosts an array of modern facilities aiming to improve efficiency and ground service provided by Air Mauritius to passengers both for departures and arrivals.
The terminal displays its 56,900 m2 architecture inspired from the wide fan-like leaf of a ravenala tree. The building, which is managed by ATOL Airport Terminal Operations Limited), can accommodate 4.5 million passengers a year and has free parking for 600 vehicles.
Passengers are welcome in the main hall with its 54 check-in desks, including 25 dedicated to Air Mauritius. Six kiosks have been set up to facilitate on-line check-in for passengers without luggage, while a number of counters greet the premium passengers leaving for various destinations.
Immigration formalities have been made much simpler and faster, thanks to more checkpoints upon departure and arrival. The extensive lounge offers some 1,135 comfortable seating as well as fully stocked duty-free shops, two lounges and 700 m2 of restaurant service. Straight after formalities, six conveyor belts cater for efficient delivery of the luggage.
Air Mauritius also welcomes the premium passengers and holders of the kestrelflyer gold card, in the luxurious cosiness of the Amédée Maingard Lounge. Designed on two levels, the Tamarin area on the ground floor and the Chamarel on first floor, both offer a large selection of newspapers and magazines and state-of-the-art amenities, including flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a business corner with high-speed internet connection and free Wi-Fi, the pleasure of international cuisine and the comfort of showers and s cloakroom. The lounge also caters for the convenience of passengers with reduced mobility and for families, with baby changing facilities and a kid’s corner.