Air Mauritius is looking to form an alliance with Kenya Airways and South African Airways (SAA) as rising fuel prices and exchange rate fluctuations create pressure on the Indian Ocean-based carrier, CEO Somas Appavou said. He said the yet-to-be named venture would be the first African airline alliance, which could be in place by July or September, at the latest. “As a small carrier, we need to reach a larger scale to be able to absorb these shocks [higher fuel prices and currency ...

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