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Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles will introduce a new baggage policy on its Mauritius route, effective Monday, 1 July 2019.

Redesigned to better meet the needs of individual travellers, the new baggage structure, to be implemented on the Mauritius route only will be based on the number of bags checked-in instead of the total weight concept.

As such, guests travelling in Business Class will be entitled to two pieces of checked baggage of 32kg each in addition to the 12kg of hand luggage allowance.

Economy Class guests will be entitled to two pieces of checked baggage weighing 20kg each along with 7kg of hand luggage allowance. The baggage allowance for infants aged between 0 to 23 months will be 10kg in total.

Guests who have purchased tickets before the introduction of the new baggage policy, will be able to take advantage of the new piece concept if they are travelling as from 1 July 2019.

Guests holding a through ticket for travel to and from Mauritius and onwards to Praslin as from 1 July, the new baggage policy will also be honored on Praslin sector.

For additional information guests are invited to visit www.airseychelles.com, contact the Air Seychelles Call Centre on +248 4391000 or via email at callcentre@airseychelles.com.

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.