Category: Issue 03

Presence 03 – Editorial

Presence 03 – Editorial

Our previous issue focused on the importance of logistical services (including maritime transport and the port) in the movement of goods, essential for the smooth functioning of the Mauritian economy. In the same vein, we now turn our attention to another major sector, aviation. Contributions from industry professionals have provided us with certain landmark details…

History, dimensions and future outlook

History, dimensions and future outlook

Rogers is a major contributor to Mauritius’ economic development, much of which is in the tourism sector and for almost 70 years has included involvement in commercial aviation, a constantly evolving field. Already a pioneer in maritime transportation since the late 19th century, the Group has also been a forerunner in developing the professional skills…

Alexandre Fayd’herbe: “Continuing our expansion in the region”

Alexandre Fayd’herbe: “Continuing our expansion in the region”

A pioneer in the aviation industry for close on 70 years, Rogers has transformed itself over the years into a total solutions provider for Mauritius and the region. Alexandre Fayd’herbe, the CEO of Rogers Aviation, explains how the company has managed to adapt to meet the challenges the sector faces. Alexandre Fayd’herbe, ceo – Rogers…

An intricate professional network

An intricate professional network

The air movement of passengers, baggage, freight and mail is all part of a chain whose smooth running depends on an intricate network of professional skills. Following its early days of involvement nearly seventy years ago, Rogers is today a leading player in the commercial aviation business both in Mauritius and in the region. photos…

At a crossroads

At a crossroads

A witness and a contributor to the development of tourism in Mauritius, the former General Manager of MTTB looks back on some significant moments in the history of the sector. The impact of fluctuations in fuel costs on pricing, coupled with the eurozone crisis, has made it even more difficult for the aviation sector to…

Patrick Alexandre, Air France: “The hub strategy is essential”

Patrick Alexandre, Air France: “The hub strategy is essential”

Air France-KLM’s Executive Vice-President – International and the Netherlands sheds light on how the Paris-Charles de Gaulle hub is organised and the viability of such a strategy for a destination like Mauritius. photos : air france image bank What are the main aspects of the hub structure at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport? The Paris-Charles de…

Bruno Mazurkiewicz: “Becoming a transcontinental hub”

Bruno Mazurkiewicz: “Becoming a transcontinental hub”

The Chief Executive Officer of Airport Terminal Operations Limited (ATOL), Bruno Mazurkiewicz, comments on the value to Mauritius of equipping itself with a new passenger terminal at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. ATOL is a private company, 90% owned by Airports of Mauritius Limited (AML) and 10% by Aéroports de Paris Management. It is involved…

An enjoyable experience for every player

An enjoyable experience for every player

Set amongst the beautiful hills of the Bel Ombre region on the south coast of Mauritius, Heritage Golf Club awaits both the avid golf traveller and the recreational golfer. It first opened for play in 2005 and since then the course has had the opportunity to develop and mature into the masterpiece it was designed…

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