Air Seychelles has today announced that following the increase in oil prices globally, the airline has revised its fuel surcharge for travel between Mahé and Praslin.

Effective Wednesday, 15 January 2020, Seychellois passport holders and expatriates holding a Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) booking their tickets in advanced for travel between Mahé and Praslin will see an increase from SCR550 to SCR600 in the price of their tickets.

For last minute purchases, one day prior to departure or on the day of travel, the rate of SCR700 will apply (previously SCR650). For senior citizens of Seychelles (age 63 and above) the rate will be SCR440.

Residents who have already purchased tickets before 15 January 2020, set to travel between Mahe and Praslin at a later date are advised that their bookings will remain unchanged.

For further ease of travel residents are invited to book their tickets via and to check-in online 24 hours up to just 60 minutes prior to departure.

For last minute purchase residents can also visit the Air Seychelles reservation and ticketing counters located at the Domestic Terminal of the Seychelles International Airport as well as at the Iles des Palmes Airport in Praslin between 8am until 5pm. Note that only card payment is accepted at both facilities.

About Air Seychelles

The Seychelles' national carrier was incorporated in 1977 and was formally named 'Air Seychelles' in 1978. The airline began long-haul operations in 1983 and continues to remain one of the tourism pillars contributing towards the island's strongest growing economic sector.

In 2021, Air Seychelles managed to retain the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards including, ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Airline - Business Class and Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew . The airline also marked a historic milestone at the 28th edition of the World Travel Awards for having its premium lounge recognised for the first time ever as ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline Lounge 2021’.