Mauritius, an island nation some 1,200 miles off the east coast of Africa, is bidding to establish itself as a key hub for Asia-Africa commercial schedules. In late 2015 it signed a memorandum of understanding with Singapore’s Changi Airport to establish an air corridor agreement to link Africa and Southeast Asia. Mauritian Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth said the agreement would help “transform [our] island into one of the biggest aviation hubs of the region and to firmly ...

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