Modernisation of Plaine Corail Airport on the way

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AML signed a Declaration of Intent with the European Union (EU), the Agence Francaise de Développement (AFD) , for the purpose of financing development projects at Plaine Corail Airport in Rodrigues, for an amount of about MUR 4 Billion.

The Ceremony was held on Tuesday 27 November 2019 in Rodrigues in the presence of the Prime Minister, Hon Pravind Kumar Jugnauth and other eminent personalities.

The projects being funded under this scheme include the construction of a new 2.4 km long runway, associated taxiways and a new air traffic control tower, the extension of aircraft parking stands and the setting up of new facilities for augmented aircraft fuel storage capacity, as well as for the airport rescue and firefighting services.   

Works are expected to start around the third quarter of 2021 and should be completed by end of 2023. This massive project is expected to bring a significant boost to the air connectivity of the island, while creating new opportunities for business and tourism in Rodrigues.

SSRIA mobilises for Blood Donation

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Following the national call launched by the Blood Bank to make up for the critical shortage in its stock, AML, ATOL & MDFP organised a Blood Donation activity on Wednesday 27 November 2019 at the Passenger Terminal Building of SSR International Airport from 07 30hrs to 16 30hrs.

Staff and airport stakeholders were prompt to respond and some 159 pints of blood were collected on that occasion. The laudable gesture of some additional 34 people who offered to donated blood but who unfortunately were unable to proceed due to medical and other reasons, also deserves due salutation.

AML, ATOL and MDFP are pleased with the outcome and express their gratitude to all who participated in the activity. The organisersalso encourages all other potential donors to continue to support the Blood Bank, as this formidable act of generosity allows  not only to save life but also to transcend individual differences and consolidate our national harmony. 

AML Wins FMSC Volleyball Tournament 2019

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The AML Volleyball Team won a massive victory against Ceridian at the FMSC Volleyball Tournament 2019 held on 21 November at the Pandit Sahadeo Gymnasium, Vacoas. This accomplishment is the result of a consistent progression of the AML Team in the successive tournaments during the recent years.

AML conveys its Hearty Congratulations to its Volleyball Team and looks forward to keep the title for next year!

IOIG Torch Arrives in Mauritius

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The Torch of the 10th Indian Ocean Island Games arrived in Mauritius today 06 July 2019. The traditional relay started after an official Ceremony held at the Receptorium of SSR International Airport this morning, in the presence of the Minister of Youth & Sports, COJI Officials, athletes and other eminent personalities. 

Airport stakeholders were among the lucky first torch bearers. A team from AML also participated in the torch relay within the precinct of the airport.


AML OCI, Mr Siven Chellen and other AML employees participating in the IOIG 2019 Torch Relay at the Airport  

The Torch will be leaving for Rodrigues Island during the day and will return in the morning of Sunday 07 July 2019 where it will start its journey across Mauritius.

Renovated Boarding Lounge Inaugurated at SSRIA

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The 3000m2 Renovated Boarding Lounge located in the old Terminal Building was inaugurated today 16 May 2019 by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius, Hon. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth.

Unveiling of the Inaugural Plaque by Hon. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister

This new lounge area offers innovative and convenient facilities to passengers and increases the annual passenger handling capacity of SSRIA to 4.5 million. The renovations works which lasted for nearly a year have required an investment of about Rs 235 Million. 

Guided visit of the Renovated Boarding Lounge

The renovated boarding lounge provides a new ambiance and has been decorated in a contemporary and chic style. The walls are covered is unique artistic representations of all the iconic mountains and mountain ranges of the island.

 The new facilities are thus dedicated to the comfort of passengers. It is also equipped with the latest E-Boarding technology which allow passengers to complete boarding processes on their own using their mobile phones. 

E-Boarding Facilities presented to the Hon. Prime Minister


AML distributes 800 Compost Bins

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In the context of the World Environment Day 2019 and its 20th Anniversary, AML distributed some 800 Compost Bins to its employees. This initiative is part of the sustained engagement of the company towards environment protection and the management of its Carbon Footprint.

The compost bins will thus contribute to help the targeted families to reduce the amount of waste generated by the households, by encouraging them to recycle organic waste and generate precious compost.

The ceremony was held this Friday 04 June 2019 at the AML Corporate Office.

AML also intends to embark the other airport stakeholders in this waste management campaign.

Training/ Placement Opportunities at AML 2019

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Airports of Mauritius Co Ltd (AML), a key economic driver for Mauritius, is the owner and licensed airport operator of the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.  We are committed to deliver internationally recognised airport services while ensuring the continuous modernisation and sustained development of the airport infrastructure to meet challenges ahead.

We are providing short-term on-the-job training/placement opportunities to students from local universities, vocational institutions and other recognised tertiary institutions, in airport relevant activities in several fields. 

Note: Candidates, who have already completed their course, are not eligible for this placement. Applicants are kindly requested to submit documentary evidence of being currently enrolled in such courses, from their respective institutions.

The deadline for submission of applications is Monday 30 September 2019.   

Click here for additional information on available placement opportunities 

04 September 2019

H. E. The President of the Republic of Madagascar arrives in Mauritius

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The Chief Guest for the Independence Day Celebrations 2019, H. E. Mr Andry N. Rajoelina, President of the Republic of Madagascar and the First Lady Mrs Mialy Rajoelina arrived in Mauritius on 10 March 2019. Their flight landed at about 14hr55 at SSR International Airport.

The Prime Minister of Mauritius, Hon. Pravind K. Jugnauth and Mrs K. Jugnauth welcomed H. E. the President of Madagascar at the aircraft doorstep upon his arrival. Following the National Anthems of the Republic of Madagascar and the Republic of Seychelles, H. E. Mr. Rajoelina and Hon. Pravind Jugnauth inspected the Guard of Honour.   

Numerous dignitaries and guests, including Ministers, members of the Government and the Diplomatic Corps were present at the Receptorium for the official ceremony.

The President of the Republic of Madagascar will be participating in the National Celebrations on 12 March 2019 at the Champ de Mars, in the capital city and is scheduled to leave Mauritius on 13 March 2019.


Chief Guest for National Celebration of the Abolition of Slavery Arrives in Mauritius

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H. E. Mr Filipe J. Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique, the Chief Guest for the official celebrations in the context of the Commemoration of the Abolition of Slavery in Mauritius arrived in Mauritius today 30 January 2019 at about 17 00 hrs. He is accompanied by First Lady Dr. Isaura G. F. Nyusi.

The Hon. Prime Minister arriving at the State Lounge and is welcomed by officials


H.E. The President of Mozambique is introduced to local dignitaries after being welcomed by the Hon. Prime Minister

The Chief Guest, the First Lady and the high-level delegation from Mozambique were welcomed in the State Lounge by the Hon. Pravind K. Jugnauth, Prime Minister of the Rep. of Mauritius and Mrs K. Jugnauth, in the presence of Ministers and other dignitaries.

Blood Donation- 219 Pints collected at SSRIA

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AML & ATOL organised a Blood Donation and a series of activities on Thursday 26 April 2018 on the occasion of the World Day for Health & Safety at Work. Airport staff and the general public were invited to donate blood and contribute to the national effort to maintain an optimal stock in the Blood Bank. From 09 00hrs to 16 00hrs, some 219 pints of blood were thus collected, which represents a net increase as compared to last year.

Participants also had the opportunity of attending awareness sessions on various health issues in view of improving their knowledge and sensitising them on the importance of adopting healthy living habits.

AML and ATOL express their sincere gratitude to one and all who participated and donated their blood to save lives.