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Air Seychelles widens codeshare partnership with South African Airways

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has today announced that the airline has expanded its codeshare partnership with South African Airways (SAA) to Perth and Windhoek effective Wednesday, 29 May, 2019.

As part of the agreement, Air Seychelles is placing its “HM” code on SAA daily services to the ‘land down under’, Australia.   The national airline of Seychelles is also placing its code on SAA daily operations between Johannesburg and the capital city of exotic Namibia.

Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer of Air Seychelles said: “This is yet another step in expanding the global reach of Air Seychelles. 

“With an excellent partner like South African Airways, whom we have partnered with for over five years now, we stand to grow additional inbound tourism and business travellers to our beautiful shores.”  

“We are very delighted to expand our codeshare agreement with Air Seychelles to Namibia and Australia. 

“This enhanced codeshare agreement will strengthen our partnership with Air Seychelles and enable seamless travel options and experience for our mutual customers”, said Pumla Luhabe, Acting Chief Commercial Officer of South African Airways.

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.