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Air Seychelles and Etihad Airways have expanded their codeshare agreement to cover flights to Minsk, the capital of Belarus, effective from 29 April 2018.

The new codeshare deal will see, Air Seychelles place its “HM” code on three weekly flights between Minsk and Abu Dhabi to provide travelers easy one-stop connections to and from Seychelles.

Situated on the Svislach and the Nyamiha Rivers, Minsk is the largest city of Belarus offering an extensive network of cultural establishments with over 16 museums, 11 theaters and over 3,600 sports centres.

Remco Althuis, CEO of Air Seychelles, said: “We are pleased to offer our guests easier connections between Minsk and Seychelles via Abu Dhabi.

“Minsk is a beautiful city with amazing architecture and historical sites and through this codeshare partnership we are now better placed to capture the travel demand from Belarus.

“Moving forward we will continue to work on our codeshare strategy to further strengthen our route network so as to provide more choice and flexibility to our guests”.

The new codeshare flights with Etihad Airways can be booked by going to www.airseychelles.com, phoning the Air Seychelles Call Centre on 4391000, or by visiting the Air Seychelles Sales Office in Victoria.

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.