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Travellers can now fly seamlessly between Vienna, the capital of Austria, and Seychelles on Air Seychelles’ codeshare flights with NIKI

Air Seychelles and Niki annouce Codeshare Partnership

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, and NIKI, the subsidiary Austrian airline of the airberlin group, are now offering passengers new travel options following the agreement to codeshare on flights between Vienna and Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi and Mahé, and on services between the two biggest islands in Seychelles, Mahé and Praslin.

Travellers from Austria can now book flights to the Seychelles on services operated by NIKI and Air Seychelles via Abu Dhabi. Passengers can also connect via Mahé to Praslin, the home of the famous Vallée de Mai palm forest, under a NIKI flight number.

In return, Air Seychelles’ passengers can now book on NIKI’s daily connection between Abu Dhabi and Vienna, offering guests a daily service between Mahé and the Austrian capital.

Roy Kinnear, Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles said: “We are pleased to sign this codeshare agreement with NIKI, adding Vienna, a city renowned for its culture and history, to our broader network and enhancing connectivity and choice for guests visiting Seychelles from Europe. This is a further demonstration of how forming codeshare partnerships allow Air Seychelles to grow its network reach, drive more tourism growth in Seychelles and provide more travel benefits for our guests.”

Thomas Suritsch, Managing Director NIKI, added: “We are very happy to announce that our guests can now choose from even more flights to the Seychelles through NIKI and experience a seamless travel experience with our new codeshare partner Air Seychelles – in addition to our existing codeshare flights with Etihad Airways. In return, we look forward to welcoming travellers from the Seychelles on board our planes on the route between Abu Dhabi and Vienna.”
 
Air Seychelles and NIKI codeshare flight schedule:
 
To Vienna:  
Flight No. 
Origin
Departs
Destination
Arrives
Frequency
HM018 / HG*5781
Seychelles
20:20
Abu Dhabi
00:50+1
Daily
HM*5798 / HG7087
Abu Dhabi
02:45
Vienna
07:00
Daily
 
From Vienna:
Flight No.
Origin
Departs
Destination
Arrives
Frequency
HM*5799 / HG7086
Vienna
12:15
Abu Dhabi
19:15
Daily
HM187 / HG*5786
Abu Dhabi
02:25
Seychelles
07:05
Daily
Note: *Codeshare flight.
 

About NIKI

NIKI is the second largest airline at Vienna Airport. Since joining the airline alliance oneworld® on March 20th in 2012, NIKI – the Austrian airline belonging to the airberlin group – offers its guests a worldwide route network. With the best fares and the best product NIKI and airberlin became number one for flights between Austria and Germany.
 
NIKI
Milene Platzer
Head of Marketing & PR
Tel: +43 1 70126 445

About Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. The airline currently offers international flights to Johannesburg, Mauritius and Mumbai. Air Seychelles also offers more than 350 domestic scheduled flights a week throughout the archipelago, including domestic charter services. As the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles is a pillar of tourism, the island nation’s strongest and growing economic sector. The airline maintains a strategic partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and 40 per cent stakeholder.