Airbus Foundation and Air Mauritius team up for goodwill flight
A humanitarian flight has taken place operated by The Airbus Foundation and Air Mauritius Foundation, comprising 3.5 tonnes of medical equipment on board the airline’s latest A350-900 aircraft.
The medical equipment has been flown to Madagascar in order to help with the health situation in the country and includes examination tables, wheel chairs, mattresses and medical beds, will help Mauritian NGOs that provide health care services to the community.
Somas Appavou, Chief Executive Officer of Air Mauritius, said: “It is a great honour for us and our Air Mauritius Foundation to be working shoulder to shoulder with the Airbus Foundation and Aviation Sans Frontières to make this humanitarian flight a reality.”
“The Air Mauritius Foundation was launched to strengthen our company’s social engagement. Every year we help thousands of Mauritians in the fields of health, education, sports and culture. This mission is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate the power of cooperation in aviation to bring much needed relief to people in the region.”
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