South African Airways (SAA) flights to Mauritius were disrupted on the night of 14 January due to Tropical Cyclone BELAL. The two affected flights,
SA190 from O.R Tambo International Airport to Mauritius, and flight SA191 inbound to Johannesburg from Mauritius was cancelled.
“The cancellation of flights due to adverse weather conditions is procedural for the safety and wellbeing of our customers and crew. Safety is priority to the decision of cancelling flights”, says SAA’s Executive Operations, Mr Madoda Nkalane. “Safe operations always take precedence to avert any risk that severe and unpredictable weather conditions may pose,” added Mr Nkalane.
Customers from the cancelled flights will be accommodated on additional flights (SA4192/SA3193 and SA 190/191), scheduled on Tuesday, 16th January 2024, to assist customers and to meet the current demand.
- SA4192 (positioning flight) from Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo International Airport to Mauritius, Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport will depart at 14h30
- SA3193 (passenger flight) from Mauritius to O.R. Tambo International Airport will depart at 21h20
- SA190 (passenger flight) will depart Johannesburg at 15h00, arriving in Mauritius at 21h00
- SA191 (passenger flight) will depart from Mauritius at 21h50 arriving in Johannesburg at 24h00
SAA and the Airports Authority in Mauritius will continue to monitor the situation closely and further communications will be provided should there be any further changes or cancellations.