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Seychelles Tourism Board and Air Seychelles renew marketing agreements

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and its national airline counterpart Air Seychelles have officially renewed their joint marketing agreement. This agreement will reinforce their collective support in promoting the destination, once more. Sherin Francis, Chief Executive, STB and Remco Althuis, Chief Executive Officer, Air Seychelles signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the STB headquarters […]

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Air Seychelles launches its sixth weekly service between Seychelles and India

Air Seychelles has successfully launched its sixth weekly frequency between Seychelles and Mumbai. The flight was operated on May 12. Airbus A320 aircraft S7-AMI commanded by Captain Francois Jackson and First Officer Rajesh Nair undertook the journey. The service consisted of nine business and 56 economy class guests, was supported by Cabin Manager, Tania Mellie, […]

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Air Seychelles sets a new passenger record

The National Airline of the Seychelles was able to increase passenger’s number from 522,873 in 2015 to more than 550,000 in 2016. The airline’s total passenger figure for 2016 was set to rise even further, signalling another year of strong operational growth for Air Seychelles. Roy Kinnear, CEO, Air Seychelles, said, “Air Seychelles continues to […]

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Air Seychelles announces expansion in Europe and Indian Ocean in 2017

Air Seychelles has announced a major fleet and network expansion which would see the airline introduce a second Airbus A330 aircraft, commence non-stop services to Düsseldorf (Germany) and Durban (South Africa), and extensively strengthen its existing regional network in early 2017. The airline is planning to establish the air bridge between Seychelles and Germany from […]

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Air Seychelles records profitability in 2015

Air Seychelles has reported its fourth year of profitability in a row, with net profits of $2.1 million in 2015, on revenues of $105.4 million. Audited by KPMG, these financial statements also reflect growth in passenger traffic and strong cargo volumes. A total of 522,873 passengers travelled with the airline in 2015, 22% more than […]

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Seychelles President James Michel in India to promote Seychelles Tourism

H.E. James Michel, President of Republic of Seychelles gave a press conference to Indian Press, reinforcing Indo-Seychelles bilateral relations and the need to pave the way for greater partnership to promote tourism between both countries. President James Michel’s press conference came on the third day of his historic state visit to India at the invitation […]

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Air Seychelles’ first ever Airbus put to aircraft register

The Seychelles national airline has had its first Airbus, an A320, previously registered in the United Arab Emirates with Etihad Airways, transferred to the Seychelles civil aircraft register. A move which the airline’s Chief Executive Manoj Papa has said will provide Air Seychelles with more growth opportunities including the opening up of air access to […]

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Seychelles Tourism Board and Air Seychelles support Bollywood film

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and Air Seychelles have teamed up to support the filming of Rocky Handsome, a Bollywood action thriller that features scenes shot on location in Seychelles. The lead actors, Shruti Hassan and John Abraham, are in the Seychelles to film scenes of their honeymoon, and keeping in tradition with Bollywood productions, […]

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Seychelles enters new partnership with Emirates and Jet Airways

Emirates has renewed its support for the Seychelles by extending a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which unites the two companies in jointly promoting the destination throughout the airline’s network. The MoU agreement was signed by Orhan Abbas, Emirates’ Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, Latin America, Central and Southern Africa and Rosemary Hoareau, Director of Marketing, […]

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Air Seychelles takes off with Mumbai flights

Air Seychelles, the national carrier of the Republic of Seychelles, commenced thrice-weekly flights to Mumbai. Onboard the inaugural flight was a high-profile delegation comprised of Manoj Papa, Air Seychelles’ Chief Executive Officer; Sherin Naiken, Chief Executive Officer of the Seychelles Tourism Board; Freddy Karkaria, Chairman of the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association; government officials; tourism […]

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