Air Seychelles is pleased to announce the appointment of Bird Travels Private Limited, India’s leading airline and travel representation company, as its General Sales Agent (GSA).
With over 47 years of experience in India, the flagship company of the Bird Group shares extensive knowledge and expertise in the commercial aviation sector including the travel and tourism industry, having worked with some of the world’s renowned international airlines.
Charles Johnson, Chief Commercial Officer at Air Seychelles said: “We are delighted to appoint India’s leading airline and travel representation company, Bird Travels as our representative in India.
“Even though commercial flights between Seychelles and India are currently suspended, we will work closely with the company’s experienced sales and marketing professionals, well-positioned in most Indian cities, to further develop and strengthen our presence in addition to reinforcing our sales distribution network within the Indian market.”
Vijay Bhatia, Managing Director of Bird Travels said: “We are delighted to be associated with Air Seychelles and look forward to building a strong partnership.
“Armed with our extensive local knowledge and experienced team, Bird Travels is well-equipped and committed to further increase the airline’s footprints, market share and revenues in the country going forward."
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’.