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Flying in style in the Indian Ocean

Your choice of scheduled airlines: It is Cox & Kings’ policy to use scheduled flights on airlines with strong reputations for service, reliability and punctuality. Our holidays to the Indian Ocean feature a number of world-class airlines and on these pages we have highlighted six of the best and the different services they offer.

Stretch out: On long-haul flights, a little extra room can make a big difference to your comfort, so Cox & Kings offers a range of upgrade options at great prices.

In addition, the faster check in and comfortable lounges available to most upgrading passengers allow you to pass through the airport with ease.

Regional connections: Cox & Kings offers excellent add-on prices for those wishing to connect to long-haul flights from regional UK airports.

For further information, please either refer to the table below the price grid applicable to your tour or contact Cox & Kings.

British Airways

British Airways flies from Heathrow non-stop to Mauritius and the Maldives. With most British Airways tickets, you can either check in at the check-in kiosk or online, printing your boarding pass and taking your luggage direct to the Fast Bag Drop desk.

World Traveller benefits: A 79cm (31in) seat pitch with lumbar support, footrest and adjustable headrest; personal television screens with audio video on demand, offering access to 200 film, television and music channels; and three-course meals with complimentary bar service. Throughout 2015, British Airways is introducing a new World Traveller cabin with a new interior, enhanced seats and a new entertainment system.

World Traveller Plus benefits: A quiet cabin with a maximum of six rows of seats; a 97cm (38in) seat pitch; wider seat with adjustable headrest, leg rest, footrest and lumbar support, offering more personal space than World Traveller; personal television; and upgraded choice of meals with complimentary bar service. Throughout 2015, British Airways is introducing a new World Traveller Plus cabin with a new interior, enhanced seats with an increased recline, and a new entertainment system.
Upgrades available on request. Please contact us for more details.

Club World benefits: Club World customers benefit from dedicated check-in desks, departure and arrival lounges, and treatments in the Elemis Travel Spa*. Club World features 183cm (6ft) fully flat beds and seats that are 25% wider, with large tables; personal televisions; excellent local and international cuisine is served, along with a dedicated wine cellar; and hot and cold snacks and beverages are also available.
Upgrades available on request. Please contact us for more details.

First benefits: First customers benefit from dedicated check-in desks, departure and arrival lounges and treatments in the Elemis Travel Spa*. Your exclusive ‘suite’ creates a private environment; seats convert into a 198cm (6ft 6in) flat bed; duvet, pillows and sleeper suits are provided, along with a fold-down companion seat. Pre-flight dining is available at London Heathrow. On board, choose from a formal gourmet menu or an informal dining option, accompanied by the finest wines and champagnes. Throughout 2015, British Airways is introducing a new First cabin, with a new interior, seats that are 60% wider at shoulder level, and a personal wardrobe.
Upgrades available on request. Please contact us for more details.

*Elemis Travel Spa: Available at London Heathrow departure and arrival lounges.

Emirates

Emirates operates 16 daily flights to Dubai – five from Heathrow, three from Gatwick and Manchester, two from Birmingham and Glasgow and one from Newcastle – offering onward connections to Seychelles, Mauritius and the Maldives.

Economy Class benefits: Up to 86cm (34in) seat pitch with adjustable headrests; personal television screens with more than 1,800 channels of on-demand in-flight entertainment; and multi-course cuisine served with full complimentary bar service.

Business Class benefits: Complimentary airport chauffeur-drive service (distance restrictions apply); priority check in and exclusive airport lounge access: lie-flat beds with up to 201cm (6ft 7in) pitch; up to 43cm (17in) personal digital television screens; and multi-course gourmet cuisine served with award-winning wines.
Upgrades available on request. Please contact us for more details.

First Class benefits: Complimentary airport chauffeur-drive service (distance restrictions apply); priority check-in, and exclusive airport lounge access; private suites offering the ultimate in comfort and privacy; lie-flat beds with up to 201cm (6ft 7in) pitch; up to 53cm (21in) personal digital television screens; and multi-course gourmet cuisine served on demand with award-winning wines.
Upgrade from £X,XXX per person return.  

Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways operates daily non-stop flights from Heathrow to Nairobi with onward connections to the Seychelles and Mauritius.

Departures are available from 14 UK regional airports to Nairobi, via Amsterdam, in conjunction with Skyteam partners. Online check in is available.

Economy Class benefits: An 81cm (32in) seat pitch with adjustable headrest; personal television screens with audio video on demand, offering access to 25 channels; and choice of two meals and complimentary bar service.

Premier World benefits: Separate check in and complimentary lounge access; sleeper seat with width of 78 cm (31in) and 193cm (6ft 4in) pitch, which reclines into a 190cm (6ft 3in) flat bed; personal television screens with audio video on demand; restaurant-style meal with choice of three meals; and complimentary bar service, serving fine wines and beverages.
Upgrades available on request. Please contact us for more details.

Sri Lankan Airlines

Sri Lankan Airlines flies non-stop from Heathrow to Colombo, offering onward connections to the Maldives.

Economy Class benefits: An 81cm (32in) seat pitch with lumbar support; personal television screens for every passenger, with 25 channels and 22 audio channels; and choice of meals and complimentary bar service.

Business Class benefits: Complimentary airport limousine service for clients within a 120km (75-mile) radius of Heathrow; separate check in and access to lounges; lie-flat beds with a 203cm (6ft 6in) pitch; personal television screens; and à la carte meals served with fine wines.
Upgrades available on request. Please contact us for more details.

Oman Air

Oman Air operates one daily flight from Heathrow to Muscat, with onward connections to the Maldives.

Economy Class benefits: An 86cm (34in) seat pitch with adjustable headrest and leg rest; personal 26cm (11in) television screens with live satellite television and audio video on demand; and à la carte dining and complimentary bar service.

Business Class benefits: Separate check in; access to lounges; 208cm (6ft 10in) lie-flat beds, which are 60cm (22in) wide; personal 43cm (17in) television screens; and à la carte menu accompanied by fine wines.
Upgrades available on request. Please contact us for more details. 

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines operates daily flights from Heathrow to Addis Ababa, with onward connections to the Seychelles.

Economy Class benefits: 81cm (32in) seat pitch with adjustable footrests; personal televisions screens with audio video on demand, offering access to 80 channels; and choice of meals with complimentary bar service.

Business Class benefits: Dedicated check in and access to lounges; seats that convert into 181cm (5ft 11in) angled, lie flat beds; personal 39cm (15in) television screens; and à la carte menu served with fine wines and champagnes.
Upgrades available on request. Please contact us for more details.