Flights to Mauritius resume following Cyclone Freddy

By Linsey McNeill
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Air Mauritius has resumed flights between the UK and Mauritius since the island’s airport has reopened following Tropical Cyclone Freddy.

Sunday’s reschedued flight from London Heathrow departed last night.

A return flight will depart Mauritius tomorrow at 04:10. Today’s flight from Heathrow to Mauritius will be delayed till Wednesday afternoon.

Air Mauritius UK Country Sales Manager Allan Owen said normal schedules will resume after tomorrow.

The Indian Ocean island was battered by heavy rain yesterday and many businesses were forced to close as the cyclone raged about 120km north of Grand Bay.

The Mauritius Meteorological Services had issued a Class III (second highest) cyclone warning, causing airlines to ground flights.

Cyclone Freddy is now heading towards Madagascar, sparking a new travel warning.

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