Air Seychelles’ non-stop service between Paris and Seychelles landed at Seychelles early this morning after an overnight flight.
Flight HM 17 touched down at 6:10 am local time and was greeted by a traditional water-cannon salute on arrival.
Roy Kinnear, Chief Executive Officer Air Seychelles, and Sherin Naiken, Chief Executive Officer Seychelles Tourism Board, participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the arrival gate to celebrate the commencement of the new service.
The three-per-week service, which departs Paris on Monday, Thursday and Saturday to arrive the next morning in Seychelles, replaces a previous twice-weekly service via Abu Dhabi.
The flight is operated on a modern Airbus A330-200 aircraft with 18 Business Class and 236 Economy Class seats.
Each guest onboard was presented with a certificate and a key-ring commemorating the inaugural flight.
To purchase flight tickets between Seychelles and Paris CDG, visit www.airseychelles.com, dial +248 439 10 00 in Seychelles or +33 1 71 70 33 21 in France.
Paris flight schedule, effective 1 July 2015:
Note: All departures and arrivals are listed in local time.
About Air Seychelles
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, was established in 1978 and began long-haul service in 1983. As the main driver of tourism in Seychelles, it is a core pillar of the national economy.
The airline offers international flights to Johannesburg, Mauritius, Mumbai and Tel Aviv as well as charter services on demand. On the domestic network, Air Seychelles operates daily domestic flights between Mahe and Praslin as well as charter services throughout the archipelago.
In 2020, Air Seychelles won the most coveted title of ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards. The full service carrier was also recognized as ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Airline - Business Class’ and ‘Indian Ocean's Leading Cabin Crew ’at World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Winners Day.