Air Seychelles has today announced that the airline will operate more flights to Ahmedabad and Mumbai in September 2020, following demand from the local market.
The additional flights from Seychelles to Ahmedabad will take place on 21 September whilst the Mumbai flight will be held on 22 September, 2020.
Eligible travellers must hold a valid Indian passport, must be an Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder (OCI) or a Foreign National of which prior approval from the Seychelles High Commission of India will be required before booking the flight.
Travellers holding a valid Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP) can also register for this flight. In case the GOP has expired on or after 20 March 2020, the traveller will need to verify and satisfy all the requirements set by the Department of Foreign Affairs in conjunction with the Immigration and Civil Status of Seychelles, to be allowed to exit the country without any adverse remarks on their passport.
As recommended by the Government of India, travellers will also need to demonstrate proof of valid negative RT-PCR test conducted 96 hours prior to their flight. Travellers can also opt to conduct their RT-PCR test including mandatory quarantine upon arrival at their final destination.
To complete all relevant documents as required by the Government of India prior to departure travellers are requested to visit www.newdelhiairport.in.
Flights will be subjected to the approval of the government including regulatory approval as well as that of the health authorities at each destination. The returning flight from each destination will be an all based cargo operation.
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’.